Public Exhibition of Amendments to Flood Planning Controls in Dungog Local Environment Plan 2014 and Development Control Plan - Managing our Flood Plains

Council at its meeting of 18 April 2018 resolved to place proposed amendments to flood planning controls in the Dungog area on public exhibition. Interested parties are invited to review the proposed amendments and have their say on them.

The proposed amendments are to Dungog Local Environmental Plan 2014 (DLEP 2014) and Dungog Development Control Plan No 1 (DDCP) and relate to a proposed change to the Flood Planning level in the Dungog “tail water” area and amendments to the Development Control Plan.

View the proposed amendments

 1.  Flood Planning Level
The proposed amendments to the Flood Planning Level may be viewed in the Planning Proposal below.

You can look at the Flood Planning map and see how it affects your property here.

On this map, you can type in your property address and the map will show the extent of the current Flood Planning Level and the proposed Flood planning Level.

A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) has been prepared which provides more details on the background to the proposed amendments and how property owners may be affected. This document is available for viewing below.

2.   Development Control Plan - Managing our Floodplains

The Draft Development Control Plan-Managing our Floodplains may be viewed below.

Make a submission

You can have your say on the proposed amendments by making a submission to Council:
By email:
In writing:    General Manager
                    Dungog Shire Council
                    PO Box 95
                    Dungog 2420
Please be sure to reference ‘DLEP 2014 Flood Planning Controls’ or ‘DDCP Flood Planning Controls’ in the subject line of your submission.

Submissions will be received up until 4.30pm on Friday 20 July.

Need more information?

Council, in partnership with NSW Planning, has engaged planning consultant EM Consulting to prepare this planning proposal. If you have any questions, please contact Councils Contract Planning Consultant Taylor Richardson of EMM Consulting on 9493 9500 or


Planning Proposal

Frequently Asked Questions

Development Control Plan Part C:8 - Managing Our Floodplains