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Draft North District Plan on exhibition soon

Draft District Plans being prepared The Greater Sydney Commission (GSC) is currently preparing district plans for Sydney.  The district plans will set out how the NSW Government’s metropolitan plan, A Plan for Growing Sydney, will apply to local areas, and will: Influence the delivery of housing supply Inform and influence the planning for business activity .. read more

On August 18th, 2016, posted in: Planning News by Tags: ,

What’s Happening in Urban Planning? August 2016

The August edition of “What’s on in Urban Planning” is out, providing an update on the latest occurring in Mosman against a backdrop of major State Government reforms and infrastructure projects. Find out more about Urban Planning in Mosman in the August 2016 edition of our newsletter: What’s Happening in Urban Planning?  August 2016

On August 5th, 2016, posted in: Planning News, Uncategorized by

We are now accepting Mosman Heritage Fund applications!

Heritage Fund applications for the 2016/17 financial year are now open. Council can offer small dollar for dollar grants of up to $3000 per Heritage Item and up to $1000 for properties located within a Heritage Conservation Area under the Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012. If you are considering applying for the Mosman Heritage Fund .. read more

On July 1st, 2016, posted in: Heritage by Tags: ,

An amendment to Mosman LEP 2012 has been published on the NSW Legislation website

What has changed? This amendment revises the LEP in respect of archaeological sites by In Schedule 5 Environmental heritage: clearly identifying the location of archaeological sites to ensure their conservation and transparency of information omitting some archaeological sites found to have no heritage significance combining the listings of some sites which had been duplicated On the .. read more

Draft Changes to Housing Code on Exhibition. Have your Say

Today, the Department of Planning and Environment announced draft changes to the Housing Code. This will be on Exhibition until August 12 2016. Mosman Planning will be reviewing the material and will provide feedback in due course. Click Here for more information

Middle Head’s Future – Submissions Close Tuesday Night (21/6)

Deadline for Submissions Extended to 21 June 2016 The Harbour Trust and the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) manage adjoining lands at Middle Head as public parkland. The Harbour Trust is reviewing its current Management Plan for its land at Middle Head, which will lead to the preparation of a draft amendment to .. read more

Review of the Planning Act

The State Government is undertaking a review of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act.  This marks a renewed attempt by the Government to make amendments to the Act when in 2012/13 an extensive review and consultation process was undertaken. This included a Green Paper in 2012, a White Paper in 2013 followed by a Planning .. read more

Archaeological Sites Amendments to the LEP

Proposed amendments to archaeological sites considered at Council meeting Council’s proposal to amend the listing of archaeological sites identified in Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 (the LEP) was considered at the Council Meeting held on 3 May 2016. This proposal seeks to include more specific site and property information in the LEP in relation to .. read more

On June 9th, 2016, posted in: Heritage, LEP2012, Planning Proposals, Uncategorized by Tags: ,

Middle Head – Planning Information Day and Future Plans

Planning Information Day at Middle Head on Sunday 22 May On Sunday 22 May, the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust (Harbour Trust) hosted a Planning Information Day on the future of Middle Head. Mosman Planning attended an information session and also had the opportunity to take some photos .. read more

Council’s Submission on proposed ‘Australia Habitat and Taronga Wildlife Retreat’

Council has sent a submission to the Department of Planning and Environment indicating that it does not support the proposed ‘Australia Habitat and Taronga Wildlife Retreat.’  A State Significant Development Application for a proposed new habitat and eco-tourist facility at Taronga Zoo was on exhibition recently. Submissions closed on Monday 23 May 2016. Council has now .. read more