Employment lands are defined as lands zoned for industrial or similar purposes in planning instruments. The Employment Lands Development Monitor (ELDM) is a source of information and a research tool used for planning, delivery and servicing of employment lands.
|IN1 General Industrial||0||0||0|
|IN2 Light Industrial||52.0||1.9||53.9|
|IN3 Heavy Industrial||0||0||0|
|IN4 Working Waterfront||7.7||0||7.7|
|B5 Business Development||0||0||0|
|B6 Enterprise Corridor||0||0||0|
|B7 Business Park||0||0||0|
|Western Sydney Aerotropolis1||0||0||0|
|SP1 Special Activities||NA||NA||NA|
|SP2 Defence / Air Transport Facility||NA||NA||NA|
IN1 is a zone intended to provide a wide range of general industrial and warehouse land uses. Business and retail uses are not permitted in this zone and this includes bulky good premises.
IN2 is a zone intended to provide a range of light industrial and warehouse land uses. Light industries are industial activities which do not interfere with neighbourhood amenity of adjacent residential areas.
IN3 is a zone intended for those industries, including hazardous and offensive industries that present a risk to the environment and people. For example ...
IN4 is a specialized zone which provides for maritime-specific activities and compementary industries which requires direct waterfront access.
The B5 zone provides for a mix of uses including warehouses and bulky goods permises that require a large floor area in locations that are closes to - and support the viability of - centres. It is the only zone which specifically mandates `bulky goods premises` as a use `permitted with content`.
The B6 Enterprise Corridor zone enables a mix of employment uses including business, office and light industrial as well as bulky goods retailing. The zone applies in a few small areas along main roads.
The B7 zone is a light industrial zone that allows office premises with the aim of encouraging high density employment opportunities in appropriate locations.