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This section provides local councils with resources to help in preparing and assessing development applications, planning proposals and local environmental plans.


In Greater Sydney, District Plans will need to be considered in all planning proposal stages.

You must follow certain directions when preparing planning proposals for new Local Environment Plans (LEPs).


The directions cover the following broad categories:

  • employment and resources
  • environment and heritage
  • housing, infrastructure and urban development
  • hazard and risk
  • regional planning
  • local plan making.

Section 9.1 Directions

Direction 7 Metropolitan Planning



7.9 Implementation of Bayside West Precincts 2036 Plan (Pdf, 63 KB)


7.10 Implementation of Planning Principles for the Cooks Cove Precinct (Pdf, 615 KB).

These documents provide advice on section 117(2) of the Act

Directions for planning proposals

Resources for S 117 Direction 3.4 Integrating Land Use and Transport

Relevant planning system circulars

Page last updated: 17/10/2018