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Bushland Sites Rezoning – Public Exhibition

Council is proposing to amend the Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 (the LEP) to rezone 16 bushland sites from RE1 – Public Recreation to E2 – Environmental Conservation. The sites proposed to be rezoned were part of a thorough review and assessment of bushland sites in Mosman that was undertaken between January 2014 and May .. read more

Update on Planning Proposals

A planning proposal is the means by which an amendment to Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 may be made. These are prepared by Council and submitted to the Department of Planning and Environment for approval to exhibit. There are a number of planning proposals currently being prepared by the Urban Planning team: A planning proposal to .. read more

On August 31st, 2015, posted in: LEP2012, Planning controls, Planning Proposals by Tags: , ,

Review of bushland zonings in Mosman

Over the last 18 months, we have been reviewing the zoning of bushland areas in Mosman currently zoned RE1 Public Recreation with a view to rezoning suitable sites to E2 Environmental Conservation. The majority of bushland areas zoned RE1 are unmade road reserves. Mosman has 84 sections of bushland unmade road assets. Unmade roads are .. read more

On June 10th, 2015, posted in: Bushland Areas Zoning Review, Current Projects by Tags: , ,

And the winners are…

The 2015 Mosman Design Awards showcased some of the best examples of residential development and architectural excellence in Mosman. This year we received 15 nominations from many talented architects responding to questions of sustainability during design and construction. Each property was visited in late February and the judges took the opportunity to inspect, ask questions .. read more

Update on Mosman Civic Centre Needs Analyis

The Needs Analysis for Mosman’s Civic Centre has been completed. A report (EP/63) was presented to Council on 2 December discussing the Needs Analysis and the next steps in the process. At that meeting Council resolved to place on public exhibition concepts for Mosman’s Civic Centre site that: Provide improved facilities for the Mosman community, .. read more

On December 16th, 2014, posted in: Current Projects, Planning News by Tags: , ,

Photographic Survey for Lower Boyle St Conservation Area

A photographic survey for the Lower Boyle Street Heritage Conservation Area (HCA) has been completed. This survey includes photographs of all properties within the HCA (see below map) which includes part of Lower Boyle St, part of Harnett Park and two heritage items facing Mosman Bay – the Mosman Amateur Sailing Club and the Mosman Rowers Club. .. read more

On December 1st, 2014, posted in: Heritage, Planning News by Tags: ,

Design Awards beneficial for Architects and owners!

Nominations are currently open for the 2015 Mosman Design Awards and Council encourages architects and owners to nominate for these prestigious awards. The Awards, which started in 2007, recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions to Mosman’s built environment. They continue to provide opportunities for architects, builders and owners to exhibit achievements. Further benefits of nominating include .. read more

On November 27th, 2014, posted in: Architecture, Mosman Design Awards by Tags: ,

Harry Seidler’s Iconic Mosman House

Many of us are familiar with Parriwi Road in Mosman but how many of us know about The Igloo House? This house (pictured above), known more formally as the George Williamson House, was designed by famous Architect Harry Seidler in 1951. The house which is located on the eastern side of Parriwi Rd is known .. read more

On November 13th, 2014, posted in: Architecture, Heritage by Tags: , 2 Comment

New ePlanning tools released

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has recently released a number of new ePlanning tools designed to make the planning system easier to navigate and understand. The new ePlanning tools include the following: Planning Viewer The Planning Viewer shows the planning rules that apply to properties in NSW where a standard Local Environmental Plan .. read more

On August 26th, 2014, posted in: Planning News by Tags:

Update on the Spit Junction Masterplan – June 2014

The Spit Junction Masterplan was reported to the Council Meeting on 3 June 2014. The report (EP/18) addressed concerns raised by Councillors, considered the public submissions received, and made some recommendations about the future direction of the Masterplan. At the meeting, Council did not adopt the recommendations in the report and instead resolved that: 1. .. read more