Kelly Lynch

Mosman granted 12-month reprieve from Medium Density Code

Mosman Council has been successful in its bid to halt the introduction of the State Government’s Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code, which commenced throughout many areas of NSW on 6 July 2018. The Code would have permitted one and two storey dual occupancies, terrace housing and manor houses (blocks of three or four flats) .. read more

On July 10th, 2018, posted in: Complying development, Planning News by

Developing local planning narratives

Last Thursday, urban planners from councils across Sydney attended a workshop run jointly by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment and the Greater Sydney Commission on preparing local strategic planning statements, to help implement the new Greater Sydney Region Plan, A Metropolis of Three Cities, and district plans. A local strategic planning statement is .. read more

On July 9th, 2018, posted in: Greater Sydney Commission, Planning News by

DCP Amendments and New Contributions Plan adopted

Amendments to Mosman Development Control Plans (DCPs) and a new Contributions Plan have been adopted by Council at its meeting on 5 June 2018. Amended Mosman DCPs Development Control Plans (DCPs) are plans adopted by Council to support the Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 and provide more detailed planning and design guidelines. The DCPs apply .. read more

Medium Density Code

From 6 July 2018, one and two storey dual occupancies, manor houses and multi dwelling housing (terraces) will be able to be carried out as complying development on certain land throughout NSW under the NSW Government’s new Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code (the Medium Density Code). As complying development, approval can be obtained from .. read more

On May 31st, 2018, posted in: Planning controls by

Proposed DCP and Contributions Plan Amendments: Public Exhibition

Proposed amendments to Mosman’s Development Control Plans and Contributions Plan are on public exhibition from 19 April to 17 May 2018. Proposed Amendments to Mosman Development Control Plans (DCPs) Council is proposing to amend Mosman Development Control Plans (DCPs) to make a series of housekeeping amendments and to update heritage rankings provisions.  The DCPs provide .. read more

On April 19th, 2018, posted in: Uncategorized by

Greater Sydney Region Plan and North District Plan Published

The Greater Sydney Commission has released the finalised Greater Sydney Region Plan and North District Plan. The Region Plan, titled “A Metropolis of Three Cities”, establishes an overarching 30 year vision for land use planning in Sydney. The plan breaks the Sydney Region down into three cities – the Western Parkland City, the Central River .. read more

On April 19th, 2018, posted in: Greater Sydney Commission by

Amendment to Mosman’s LEP and DCPs

An amendment to Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 (MLEP 2012) was published on the NSW Legislation website on Friday 9 February 2018. As a result of this, MLEP 2012 is amended to: 1. Remove archaeological heritage items A484, A485 and A488 from schedule 5, part 3 2. Include a new heritage item I483 in schedule .. read more

On February 15th, 2018, posted in: Heritage, Planning News by

Meeting about planning changes

A community information session on NSW Government-mandated changes to independent planning panels will be held at Council Chambers, Mosman Civic Centre, on Wednesday 7 February 2018 at 6:30pm. These changes will affect the operation of Mosman Council’s successful Mosman Development Assessment Panel (MDAP) which makes decision on the outcomes of development applications. The changes are .. read more

On February 2nd, 2018, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News by

State policies on exhibition

The Urban Planning team at Mosman Council undertakes a range of projects, including consideration of policies and strategies proposed by the State Government and how these may affect current and future generations in Mosman, and the wider community. The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has a number of draft policies and reforms on public .. read more

On February 2nd, 2018, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News by

EP&A Act changes to commence 1 March 2018

Changes to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 – passed by Parliament in November last year – commenced on Thursday 1 March 2018. Alison Frame, Deputy Secretary, Planning Policy, Strategy & Governance for the NSW Department of Planning and Environment, advised in a recent news update: “While most of the changes will commence straight .. read more

On January 25th, 2018, posted in: New Planning System, Planning controls, Planning News by