Development Policies & Guidelines

Development Policies & Guidelines

From 21 April 2012 Richmond Valley Development Control Plan 2012 commenced. This DCP repeals all previous DCP's applying within the Richmond Valley Council area. The DCP complements the Richmond Valley Local Environmental Plan 2012 which also commenced on the 21 April 2012.

The following links are to the new DCP as well as relevant guidelines and strategies.

Development Control Plans:

Settlement Strategies:

Section 94A Plan:
Section 94 Plan: Section 94 Heavy Haulage Contributions Plan

Section 64 Plans: Water and Sewer Development Servicing Plans
Other Guidelines/Policies:

Old Planning Scheme Superseded by 2012 DCP and LEP

To view older documents superseded by the new planning schemes, visit the Old planning scheme (LEPs and DCPs) page.


View the list below for a number of policies Council has regarding development.