Works to a heritage item or any property in a heritage conservation area, including tree removal, new fencing, exterior alterations (such as repainting, re-roofing, rendering, adding security screens or shades) and demolition or removal of a building or outbuilding, require consent under the Clarence Valley LEP 2011.
You'll also need permission to: alter a heritage item by making structural changes to the interior, or changes to anything specified in the heritage listing of the item; disturb or excavate an archaeological site or an Aboriginal place of heritage significance; and subdivide land on which a heritage item is located, or within a heritage conservation area, or on which an Aboriginal Object is located that is within an Aboriginal Place of Heritage Significance.
Some development may be carried out as exempt development.
Maintenance or works of a minor nature are assessed via an online application and must be approved in writing prior to commencing. You are advised to discuss your proposals with us prior to carrying out works or submitting an application. Discuss your proposals with us via our free Heritage Advisory Service on 02 6643 0200.
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