Environmental Planning Instrument - Foreshore Building Line

This data identifies the foreshore building line. Land between this line and the high water mark of the nearest natural waterbody comprises the foreshore area. Development in the foreshore area is subject to an "Additional Local Provision" which can be found in Part 6 or Part 7 of the Local Environment Plan

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Data and Resources

  • Data Quality StatementPDF

    Data quality statement for Environmental Planning Instrument - Foreshore...


    The WMS service exposes the following EPI Development Control layers:...

  • ArcGIS REST Services Directory - EPI...ARCRS

    The URL directs users to the ArcGIS Server service directory of the EPI...

  • WFS - Foreshore Building LineWFS

    The WFS service exposes the following EPI Development Control layers:...

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Metadata Summary What is metadata?

Field Value
Metadata template type Vector
Asset Type Asset
Language English
Alternative Title EPI - FBL
Edition 1
Purpose This spatial dataset identifies the foreshore building line (FBL). The FBL highlights the distance landward from the Deed High Water Mark (DHWM) where buildings and/or structures or other forms of development can occur.
Frequency of change As needed
Metadata Date 2017-12-18
Date of Asset Creation 2012-11-08
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Equivalent Scale 320000
Vector representation
Record 1
Object type
Object count
Geospatial Topic Environment

Dataset extent

Temporal Coverage From 2012-08-11
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
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Attribution Department of Planning and Environment asserts the right to be attributed as author of the original material in the following manner: "© State Government of NSW and Department of Planning and Environment 2022"