The Riverstone Precinct was rezoned for urban development in May 2010.
The 975-hectare Precinct will deliver capacity for more than 9,000 new dwellings to accommodate almost 27,000 residents. It will also feature:
58 hectares of open space
57 hectares of conservation reserves
14 hectares of employment land
Three new primary schools and a new K-12 school
A new railway station at Vineyard with a commuter car park
Neighbourhood centres at Vineyard and Schofields
A new community services hub at Riverstone
Upgrades to major roads
Walking and cycle paths along major roads and open space corridors
Click here to see the final Riverstone Indicative Layout Plan. For information on land use zoning and other relevant planning information which may apply to properties in Riverstone, contact Blacktown City Council and request a Section 149 Planning Certificate. You can also find your property on the official Land Zoning Maps.
Riverstone was one of the first release precincts in the North West Growth Centre. It is bounded by Bandon Road to the north, Schofields Road to the south, Richmond Rail Line to the west and First Ponds Creek and Windsor Road to the east.
Riverstone Precinct currently consists of a mix of urban areas around the rail stations, rural residential areas and the Riverstone Scheduled Lands. Some areas of Riverstone contain endangered Cumberland Plain Woodland.
The NSW Government has released new guidelines to assist the development of land trapped in ‘paper subdivisions’
The Minister for Planning and Infrastructure announced a process that, if followed, could lead to the creation of a new subdivision plan that amalgamates small lots into more viable parcels and allocates land for infrastructure and services. The proposed new subdivision would then be put to a vote of landowners.
The complete process is set out in a Guideline that was finalised after its exhibition in draft form in 2012. Also exhibited was a draft regulation.
For more information please visit the Department's website.
Landcom is involved in the masterplanning of the Scheduled Lands. Landcom is not a landowner within the Riverstone Scheduled Lands. Landcom is working in liaison with the local landowners, the NSW Government and Blacktown City Council to facilitate the coordinated and viable development of the Riverstone Scheduled Lands.
A dedicated website for the Riverstone Scheduled Lands can be found here.
Minor Amendments to the Growth Centres SEPP (Jan 2012)
Minor amendments to the Growth Centres SEPP were published on 27 January 2012. The draft amendments were publicly exhibited from 2 March to 6 April 2011. The amendments dealt with minor errors and changes to improve the operation of some of the controls in the Alex Avenue and Riverstone Precinct Plan. State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 was also amended in relation to complying development for new single and two storey houses in the Riverstone Scheduled Lands.
The amended instruments can be found on the NSW Legislation web site: http://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/
BCC Growth Centres DCP 2010
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Post Exhibition Planning Report
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Post Exhibition Technical Studies
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