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Development Control Plan

The Port Stephens Development Control Plan 2014 (the DCP) was adopted by Port Stephens Council on Tuesday, 14 July 2015 and became effective on Thursday, 6 August 2015.

The second amendment came into effect on Thursday, 10 December 2015. This amendment relates to D1 – Heatherbrae and D9 – Raymond Terrace Town Centre and enacts Council's resolution of 24 November 2015.

This Plan seeks to provide further guidance to the Port Stephens Local Environmental Plan 2013. The Plan is available as a complete document or in separate sections below.

Or use our ePlan online tool to view the Development Control Plan, Local Environmental Plan or the State Environmental Planning Policies (SEPPs) most relevant to Port Stephens Council.

Technical Specifications


Selected maps from Council's DCP are available on Council's Planning maps page.

Contact Details

Strategic Planning Team
Phone: (02) 4980 0326
Email: landusesubmissions@portstephens.nsw.gov.au