A Development Control Plan (DCP) provides detailed planning and design guidance for new development, which supplements the provisions of Randwick Local Environment Plan (LEP) 2012.
New Randwick Draft Comprehensive DCP
Randwick Council has prepared and exhibited a draft comprehensive DCP, which finished on Tuesday 12 March 2013.
The draft final Development Control Plan (DCP) was due to be reported to Council's Planning Committee on 14 May 2013 but because of notification difficulties the DCP agenda item has been deferred and is to be considered at the Council meeting of Tuesday 28 May 2013 at 6PM.
Summaries and responses to all submissions can be viewed in the following tables (Attachment 2 of the Council report):
- Table A - Government agencies & major land owners (pdf 68 kb)
- Table B - Precincts (pdf 458 kb)
- Table C - Carr Street, Coogee (pdf 163 kb)
- Table D - centres, other sites & locations (pdf 277 kb)
- Table E - residential & other matters (pdf 219 kb)
Based on detailed analyses of submissions and internal review of the document, the draft DCP has been updated as follows (Attachment 3 of the Council report):
- Cover & Contents page (pdf 80 kb)
- Part A - Introduction (pdf 485 kb)
- Part B - General controls (pdf 8.48Mb)
- Part C - Residential (pdf 3.35Mb)
- Part D - Commercial & Industrial Uses (1) (pdf 13Mb)
- Part D - Commercial & Industrial Uses (2) (pdf 6Mb)
- Part E - Specific sites (pdf 15Mb)
- Part F - Miscellaneous controls (pdf 573 kb)
To see the exhibited draft DCP and to find out more about the public exhibition, including copies of all submissions made on the draft DCP, go to the special consultation website Draft DCP.
Note all DAs lodged on or after the 15 February 2013 (the date of commencement of Randwick LEP 2012) will be assessed under Randwick LEP 2012 and draft Randwick Comprehensive DCP. Council's assessment may consider the existing DCPs in special circumstances, if it can be demonstrated that those DCP controls are compatible with and necessary for any assessment under the new Randwick LEP 2012 and the draft DCP.
Randwick City Council's existing DCPs are listed below, in a summary table, followed by a short outline and pdf.
For further information or to view copies of the DCPs, please contact us.
Guidelines and controls for establishing and operating backpacker's hostels and other similar types of short stay accommodation.
DCP - Backpacker Accommodation (pdf 105 kb)
Controls establishing the built form and environmental and amenity standards for the redevelopment of the Bundock Street Defence land. These controls are all are consistent with the adopted Master Plan for the site.
DCP - Defence Site at Randwick (pdf 8.21Mb)
Guidelines and controls for the planning and design of dwelling houses and attached dual occupancies. Includes the construction of new dwellings as well as alterations and additions to existing dwellings, including garages, car ports and ancillary structures to dwellings.
DCP - Dwelling Houses and Attached Dual Occupancies (pdf 3.43Mb)
Provides guidelines and controls for the Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park, Military Road, Matraville.
DCP - Eastern Suburbs Memorial Park (pdf 1.06Mb)
The DCP provides objectives and performance criteria for outdoor dining and trading activities, including A-frame signs and goods displays, on public footpaths, malls and associated public spaces. It is designed to ensure access, safety and amenity of public footpaths is maintained, while facilitating active and lively street frontages.
DCP - Footpath Trading and Dining (pdf 165 kb)
Provides detailed objectives and performance criteria to encourage high quality urban design outcomes and a lively commercial area in Kensington town centre.
Guidelines and controls for development in the Maroubra Beach Commercial Precinct.
DCP - Maroubra Beach Commercial Precinct (pdf 3.50Mb)
Guidelines and controls for the planning and design of multi-unit development.
DCP - Multi-Unit Housing (pdf 622 kb)
Guidelines and controls for outdoor advertising throughout the City of Randwick.
DCP - Outdoor Advertising (pdf 1.45Mb)
Standards, guidelines and design parameters for parking, car parks and vehicle manoeuvring and access.
DCP - Parking (pdf 2.29Mb)
Sets out requirements for notifying the public about all development proposals and applications, including Master Plans, lodged with Council, as well as Council Plans (LEPs & DCPs).
Guidelines and controls for development in the Randwick Junction business centre and Heritage Conservation Area.
DCP - Randwick Junction (pdf 3.89Mb)
Redevelopment controls: height, FSR, design guidelines.
Industrial development: access, landscaping, setbacks
DCP - Military Road and Bunnerong Road, Matraville (pdf 5.31Mb)
Heritage gardens, landscaped buffer zones, bushland, access restrictions.
DCP - Bunnerong Power Station, Matraville (pdf 264 kb)
Comprehensive DCP for commercial centre.
DCP - Kingsford Commercial Centre (pdf 3.77Mb)
Comprehensive redevelopment controls.
Requirements for establishment of amusement centres.
DCP - Amusement Centres (pdf 310 kb)
Comprehensive DCP for The Spot commercial centre.
DCP - The Spot and Surrounds (pdf 4.40Mb)
Provides detailed design guidelines and controls to encourage high quality urban design outcomes and a vibrant town centre.
DCP - Maroubra Junction Town Centre (pdf 7.37Mb)
The Prince Henry Development Control Plan (DCP) is a site specific development control plan that contains planning and design requirements for the former Prince Henry Hospital site.
DCP - Prince Henry Site (pdf 11.0Mb)
Provides detailed design guidelines, controls and urban design framework to guide the centre's revitalisation and encourage quality new development.
For further information please contact us.
The DCP contains planning provisions for traffic management, precinct specific uses and development within the Royal Randwick Racecourse.
DCP - Royal Randwick Racecourse (pdf 6.11Mb)
The DCP provides controls and guidelines for the siting, design and installation of telecommunication and Radiocommunication facilities that require development consent.
DCP - Telecommunication & Radiocommunication (pdf 218 kb)
The Development Control Plan (DCP) contains detailed planning provisions for land uses and development within the UNSW Kensington Campus.
- UNSW 2020 DCP - Part A (pdf 2.87Mb)
- UNSW 2020 DCP - Part B (pdf 6.76Mb)
- UNSW 2020 DCP - Part C (pdf 8.23Mb)
- The UNSW Campus 2020 Transportation Strategy (pdf 11.3Mb)
Note: With the commencement of the new LEP, Council's existing DCP for Exempt and Complying Development no longer applies. Applicant's are advised to refer to both the new LEP and the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 (Codes SEPP) for standards and conditions that apply to Exempt and Complying Development.
Note that the controls in the following draft DCPs have now been incorporated into the Randwick draft Comprehensive DCP.
West Kensington Heritage Conservation Area
Guidelines and controls for development in the West Kensington Heritage Conservation Area, as identified in Randwick LEP 1998.
North Randwick Heritage Conservation
Guidelines and controls for development in the North Randwick Heritage Conservation Area, as identified in Randwick LEP 1998.
Draft DCP - North Randwick Heritage Draft (pdf 10.5Mb)
Single dwelling houses and attached dual occupancy
A draft DCP was exhibited between 27 September and 4 November 2005. The progression of this draft DCP is now under review. For further information on the status of the draft Plan please contact Strategic Planning on 9399 0992.
Appendices - Streetscape Character Assessment (pdf 1.69Mb)
Randwick City Heritage
Council resolved on 13 December 2005 that the Draft LEP (Amendment No.39) not be approved and that the Draft DCP-Heritage not proceed. Below is a copy of the exhibited version of the Draft DCP.
Draft DCP - Randwick City Heritage (pdf 5.52Mb)