Planning Controls (LEP & DCP)

Council has a number of plans, policies and strategies that help shape future development within the City of Canada Bay. To find out which plans and policies apply to a particular property, go to Council's DA and Property Enquiry Tool and enter the property details in the property enquiry screen, then download the relevant documents from the list below.

If you have any questions please contact Council on 9911 6555.

View the Canada Bay LEP 2013 and associated LEP Maps on the NSW Legislation website.

Canada Bay Local Environmental Plan 2013

The Canada Bay Local Environmental Plan (LEP) was gazetted on Friday, 19 July 2013 and consists of a written document and a series of maps including land zoning, heritage, floor space ratio, height of buildings and acid sulfate soils. 

The LEP written document and maps can be viewed on the NSW Legislation website.

The City of Canada Bay Development Control Plan

The City of Canada Bay Development Control Plan (DCP) contains design controls for various types of development. These provisions support the Canada Bay Local Environmental Plan and apply to all land within the Canada Bay Local Government Area, except for the sites listed in Site or Precinct Specific Development Control Plans.

Download the City of Canada Bay Development Control Plan

Important Information

Some documents may take a while to download due to their size.  Please check their file size before downloading.

Site and precinct specific development control plans

The Development Control Plans (DCPs) listed below contain site and precinct specific controls for land that is not covered by the Canada Bay Development Control Plan

Site and Precinct Specific DCP 

Important Information

Some documents may take a while to download due to their size.  Please check their file size before downloading.

Flood planning

Flood studies

The City of Canada Bay has undertaken a number of flood studies:

For more information on the above studies please contact Council's Strategic Asset Services and Innovation Team on 9911 6555.

Flood related development controls

Please refer to the City of Canada Bay Development Control Plan for flood related development controls and engineering specifications.

For more information in relation to the application of the development controls and engineering specifications please contact Council's Strategic Asset Services and Innovation Team on 9911 6555.

Public Mapping Service

Our Public Mapping Service is an easy to use online mapping system that will allow you to view and print a range of planning related information relevant to the City of Canada Bay.

Some examples of the information provided include:

  • Zoning
  • Minimum lot size
  • Height of building
  • Floor space ratio
  • Land required for acquisition
  • Acid sulfate soil
  • Environmentally sensitive land
  • Foreshore building line
  • Active street frontage
  • Flood planning area
  • Intensive urban development area
  • Additional permitted uses
  • Development control plans
  • Flood studies
  • SEPP/SREP
  • Development contribution plans
  • Aircraft noise exposure forecast
  • Heritage items
  • Conservation areas

For more information about the Public Mapping Service and how to use it, please visit the Online Help page. Please note that the Help page can also be accessed from within IntraMaps.

Please visit our Public Mapping Service webpage for more information.

Access the public mapping service.