Ku-ring-gai Development Control Plan

The Ku-ring-gai Development Control Plan (DCP) guides the design and assessment of development applications in Ku-ring-gai.

View planning notifications on amendments to the Ku-ring-gai Development Control Plan

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Ku-ring-gai Development Control Plan

Renaming of Environmental Zones

As of 1 December 2021, a reference to an Environment Protection zone E1, E2, E3 or E4 in a document should be taken to be a reference to a Conservation zone C1, C2, C3 or C4.

For further information please see:

Standard Instrument Local Environmental Plans Amendment Land Use Zones Order 2021(PDF, 245KB)

Previous zone name

New zone name

Zone E1 - National Parks and Nature Reserves

Zone C1 - National Parks and Nature Reserves

Zone E2 - Environmental Conservation

Zone C2 - Environmental Conservation

Zone E3 - Environmental Management

Zone C3 - Environmental Management

Zone E4 - Environmental Living

Zone C4 - Environmental Living

Changes to business and industrial zones

The Department of Planning and Environment has replaced the business and industrial zones in Local Environmental Plans with new employment zones.

The new employment zones commenced within the Ku-ring-gai Local Environmental Plan on 26 April 2023. From 26 April 2023, in a document a reference to a former business zone is taken to include a reference to a new employment zone. 

Former Business Zone Name   

New Employment Zone Name  

B1 Neighbourhood Centre  
B2 Local Centre E1 Local Centre
B5 Business Development  
B4 Mixed Use MU1 Mixed Use
B7 Business Park E3 Productivity Support

For further information please see the NSW Planning Portal.