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.
Randwick Comprehensive Development Control Plan 2013
Randwick DCP 2013 was approved at the Council meeting of Tuesday 28 May 2013 and formally commenced on Friday 14 June 2013, replacing all other DCPs and some Council planning policies. This new comprehensive DCP comprises:
- Cover and Contents (pdf 77.7 kb)
Part A - Introduction
This Part provides introductory information and explains the structure of the DCP and how to use it. It describes key requirements to be addressed in development applications (DAs), notification processes and should be read first.
- Part A - Introduction (pdf 334 kb)
Part B - General Controls
This Part contains key controls that apply to all DAs and should be read in addition to the controls for particular development types and locations in other Parts of the DCP.
This Part covers design, heritage, ecologically sustainable development, landscaping and biodiversity, trees and vegetation, recycling and waste, traffic, parking and access, water management, management plans, foreshore scenic protection areas and laneway development.
- Part B - General Controls (pdf 4.59Mb)
Part C - Residential
This Part establishes provisions for all types of residential accommodation and includes guidance on site planning, building envelopes, building design, setbacks, open space, landscaped area, amenity, car parking and ancillary elements for low density and medium density residential development. This Part also has separate sections on boarding houses and adaptable and universal housing.
- Low Density Residential (pdf 843 kb)
- Medium Density Residential (pdf 2.07Mb)
- Adaptable & Universal Housing and Boarding Houses (pdf 84 kb)
Part D - Commercial and Industrial
This Part focuses on the City's commercial centres with specific sections for certain Centres including:
- Kensington Centre (pdf 9.25Mb)
- Kingsford Centre (pdf 2.13Mb)
- Randwick Junction Centre (pdf 583 kb)
- Maroubra Junction Centre (pdf 6.03Mb)
- Matraville Centre (pdf 1.59Mb)
- Maroubra Beach Centre (pdf 2.30Mb)
- The Spot, Randwick (pdf 470 kb)
- Neighbourhood Centres - General controls (pdf 295 kb)
This Part also sets out provisions for specific commercial land uses such as backpackers accommodation, child care centres, footpath dining and trading, late night trading and sex service premises. It also includes a section on industrial development:
Part E - Specific Sites
This Part provides additional provisions for Specific Sites in the City. These override similar provisions in other parts of the DCP unless otherwise noted. The specific sites are:
- Bundock St, Randwick (pdf 3.92Mb)
- Randwick Education and Health Specialised Centre (pdf 18.4Mb)
- Royal Randwick Racecourse (pdf 1.55Mb)
- Prince Henry Site - Little Bay (pdf 7.89Mb)
Part F - Miscellaneous
This Part includes a range of uses and development that may arise across the
City in a variety of zones. It includes provisions relevant to recreation zones, outdoor advertising, Sydney Airport (noise and height) and telecommunications and radio communications and must be referred to depending on the location and nature of the proposed development.
- Part F - Miscellaneous (pdf 547 kb)
To view the DCP public exhibition documents, including all submissions made on the draft DCP, responses to these submissions and the draft final DCP that was reported to the Council on 28 May 2013, go to the special consultation website Draft DCP.
Note DAs lodged before the 15 February 2013 are assessed under the previous local planning controls, being Randwick LEP 1998 (Consolidation) and previous DCPs. Refer to the archive pages here for the and DCPs and planning policies.
To view the Archive of previous DCPs, please click here.