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W1 Natural Waterways Zone

The W1 Natural Waterways zone is for waterways below the Mean High Water Mark where there are ecological and scenic values that require careful consideration and management.

Where is the W1 Zone?

This zone is currently used only for the Murrumbidgee River, near Jugiong. It is intended to continue its use in the new, consolidated Hilltops LEP.

To find where the W1 Natural Waterways Zone is located, view and search using the Online Map Viewer.

Zone Objectives

  • To protect the ecological and scenic values of natural waterways.
  • To prevent development that would have an adverse effect on the natural values of waterways in this zone.
  • To provide for sustainable fishing industries and recreational fishing.

Proposed Changes in the Draft Hilltops LEP

There are no proposed changes to the W1 Zone in the draft Hilltops LEP.

You can find more information about the W1 Zone and other land use zones in Attachment C – Planning Proposal – Hilltops LEP Zone Objectives and Tables

You can also view this zone’s ‘land use matrix’ – which lists permitted and prohibited land uses – below, or download it here Zone W1 Natural Waterways.

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