Kelly Lynch

B-Line Mosman: The Latest

Works are underway at a number of locations throughout Mosman to facilitate the NSW Government’s new B-Line rapid bus service between the Northern Beaches and the Sydney CBD. At Spit Junction, the old cinema has been demolished, the western end of Clifford Street has been closed, and an indented bus bay off Spit Road and pedestrian plaza is now .. read more

On October 10th, 2017, posted in: B-Line, Planning News by

Codes SEPP – Housing Code Changes

On 22 September 2017, amendments were made to the NSW Government’s new simplified Housing Code to clarify the provisions for gross floor area and landscaped area – reverting these provisions to those that applied under the previous General Housing Code. A two-year transitional period for the previous General Housing Code has also been introduced. The Housing .. read more

On October 10th, 2017, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News by

Education and Child Care SEPP

On 1 September 2017, the NSW Government’s new State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities) 2017 commenced. The SEPP aims to make it easier for child-care providers, schools, TAFEs and universities to build new and improve existing facilities throughout NSW, by streamlining approval processes and applying standard design quality principles and controls to land, overriding local zoning .. read more

On October 10th, 2017, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News by

Biodiversity Reforms and new Vegetation SEPP

The NSW Government has recently introduced a new suite of  Land Management and Biodiversity Conservation reforms which create a framework for the regulation of native vegetation clearing in NSW. A component of the reforms is a new State Environmental Planning Policy (Vegetation in Non-Rural Areas) 2017 applying throughout metropolitan Sydney from 25 August 2017. The SEPP has repealed tree .. read more

On October 10th, 2017, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News, Uncategorized by

EP&A Regulation Review

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has commenced a review of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (the Regulation), and is welcoming feedback on a Review Issues Paper until 24 November 2017. This Regulation supports the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (the Act) which provides the overarching framework for the NSW planning system, .. read more

On October 10th, 2017, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News by

Public exhibition – Archaeological sites

Council is proposing to amend Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 to delete the listing of three archaeological heritage items – A484, A485 and A488 – based on a heritage review of the sites. The items are a former tram terminus in Avenue Road, and former quarries in Avenue Road, and between Harnett Avenue and Royalist .. read more

On August 31st, 2017, posted in: Heritage by

Heritage Amendments to Mosman LEP 2012

At the Council Meeting on 3 May 2016, Council resolved to make some amendments to Mosman Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2012 in respect of Mosman’s heritage: To correct an error in the heritage listing of Item I291 ‘Group of Shops’ by removing this listing from 37 Spofforth Street, Mosman, and applying this listing to the .. read more

On May 11th, 2016, posted in: Heritage, Planning News, Planning Proposals by Tags: , ,

Mosman Planning Agreements Policy

At the Council Meeting on 3 May 2016, Council adopted the Mosman Planning Agreements Policy . This policy sets out the process for entering into a Planning Agreement with Council under section 93F of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, to ensure transparency, probity, certainty of roles and process. It applies to any and all requests .. read more

On May 11th, 2016, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News by

Mosman Civic Centre Site

Council has investigated options to provide improved community and civic facilities on the Mosman Civic Centre site over recent years. This has included: Civic Centre Feasibility Study, 2011-2013, by CHROFI (part of Spit Junction Masterplan) Peer Review of Civic Centre Development Options, 2013, by CHROFI Civic Centre Needs Analysis, 2014, by HBO+EMTB Council Vision for .. read more

On April 8th, 2016, posted in: Civic Centre by

Draft Mosman Planning Agreements Policy

The public exhibition of the draft Mosman Planning Agreements Policy has now closed. The draft Mosman Planning Agreements Policy sets out the process for entering into a Planning Agreement with Council under section 93F of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (the Act), to ensure transparency, probity, certainty of roles and process. A Planning Agreement .. read more

On February 10th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by