What is a Development Control Plans (DCPs)? Definition or Meaning

‘Development Control Plans (DCPs)’ definition:

A DCP is an area-specific, detailed set of controls for an area or development type. It is a distillation and detailed ‘nuts and bolts approach’ to using the LEP. Usually, DCPs specify the dimensions for residential development, such as how high a house can be and how much area of a property can be taken up by buildings. DCPs can also proscribe the form and scale of commercial development in particular zones.