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Medium Density Code Update

This week, the NSW Government announced that it will further delay implementing the Medium Density Code in 46 council areas across NSW, including Mosman, until 1 July 2020. This follows an independent review of the Code by University of Technology Sydney academics, Professor Robert Ryan and Neil Selmon. The review identified broad support for increasing .. read more

On September 20th, 2019, posted in: Planning News by

Tremendous Response to Public Exhibition of Mosman’s Draft Local Strategic Planning Statement

Mosman’s draft Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) – on public exhibition for a six week period from 27 June to 7 August 2019 – has attracted a tremendous response from the Mosman community and others with: Over 660 written submissions received 80 members of the community attending a public meeting 2,200 visits to Council’s consultation .. read more

On August 15th, 2019, posted in: Local Strategic Planning Statement, Urban Planning by

Public meeting on land use planning proves highly popular

Last Wednesday 80 members of the Mosman community gathered at Council to discuss local strategic planning issues and find out more about how local planning initiatives fit within the broader State context. The meeting was initiated by the Mayor in response to the current exhibition of the draft local strategic planning statement, or LSPS for .. read more

Public Meeting: draft Mosman Local Strategic Planning Statement

Council is holding a public meeting in the Council Chambers at 6.30 pm on Wednesday 24 July to present the key points on Mosman’s draft Local Strategic Planning Statement. People interested in attending must register by calling Council on 9978 4000. The draft Statement, currently on public exhibition until 7 August 2019, sets out Council’s .. read more

Public Exhibition: Draft Mosman Local Strategic Planning Statement

The draft Mosman Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) public exhibition is now available online, and we welcome your feedback. The draft Mosman LSPS sets out Council’s 20-year vision for land use planning in Mosman, along with a suite of planning priorities and actions relating to housing, local centres, infrastructure and the environment. It outlines how .. read more

On June 25th, 2019, posted in: Local Strategic Planning Statement, Planning News by

Concern over the Medium Density Code

Mosman Mayor Carolyn Corrigan has sought an urgent meeting with the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, the Hon Rob Stokes, MP, and local member, Felicity Wilson, to address Council’s concerns about the Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code (the Medium Density Code) which – unless a change in legislation is made – will apply .. read more

On June 14th, 2019, posted in: Planning News by

Planning for Mosman’s Future

At the Council Meeting to be held on 4 June 2019, Council will consider a report (EP/20) which presents the draft Mosman Local Strategic Planning Statement to Council for endorsement for public exhibition. The draft Statement identifies Council’s 20-year vision for land use planning in Mosman, setting out planning priorities and actions relating to housing, .. read more

On May 31st, 2019, posted in: Planning News, Urban Planning by

Mosman Heritage Fund updated and Military Road to be targeted in promotion campaign

Heritage Fund Council Report  Mosman Council recently resolved to adopt changes to the Mosman Heritage Fund. The changes seek to utilise the fund to improve the historic character of the Military Road Heritage Conservation Area (HCA). The Heritage Fund is a Council operated initiative that provides dollar for dollar grants for property owners undertaking works .. read more

On May 17th, 2019, posted in: Heritage, Planning News by

The Not So “Missing Middle”

There has been much written about the so called ‘missing middle” as part of a solution to Sydney’s housing problem. Last year the State Government introduced a new code to allow certain types of medium density housing like terrace housing and dual occupancies, to be approved by private certifiers within 20 days if they comply .. read more

On May 9th, 2019, posted in: Uncategorized by

Mosman Design Awards 2019 – Winners Announced

The much-anticipated awards night for the Mosman Design Awards was held at the Mosman Art Gallery on Monday evening with the winning nominations revealed and awards presented. The event was attended by the Mayor Councillor Carolyn Corrigan, many of Mosman’s Councillors, and the architects and owners who submitted nominations for the Awards. The evening was .. read more

On May 1st, 2019, posted in: Mosman Design Awards, Urban Planning by