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Mosman’s Archaeological Sites: Public Exhibition

Former tram infrastructure, wharves, quarries and other relics of early European settlement in Mosman during the 1800s and early 1900s are protected by heritage provisions in Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 (the LEP). There are currently 16 archaeological sites listed in the LEP, based on research undertaken during the mid-1990s. Requirements for heritage listing have .. read more

On November 18th, 2015, posted in: Heritage, Planning Proposals by

Protecting Mosman’s foreshore slopes

The potential change in the planning landscape for residential development on our foreshore slopes continues to loom large on the horizon. The deadline of 30 November 2015 is fast approaching and there is still no news from the State government about any future change. Here’s a quick summary of what this is about: The current .. read more

On September 29th, 2015, posted in: Planning News by

Urban Planning Committee Established

On 4 August 2015 Council resolved to establish the Urban Planning Committee, and on 8 September 2015 Council adopted a Charter to guide the activities of this Committee. The Urban Planning Committee will provide advice to Council about significant planning matters in Mosman. These matters are: Drafting a guidance document for Mosman which articulates the .. read more

On September 22nd, 2015, posted in: Planning News by

Public Exhibition: Heritage Item I291

An amendment to Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 (MLEP 2012) is proposed to correct an error in the heritage listing of Item I291 ‘Group of Shops’. Currently, 37 Spofforth Street (Lot 2, Sec B, DP 2365) is identified in MLEP 2012 as a heritage item – Item I291 ‘Group of Shops’ of local heritage significance. .. read more

On September 9th, 2015, posted in: Heritage, Planning Proposals by

Civic Centre Update

Architectural consultants Francis-Jones Morehen Thorp (FJMT) have been appointed to undertake the next stage of work investigating redevelopment of the Mosman Civic Centre Site to provide improved civic and community facilities. As you may recall, a Needs Analysis undertaken last year established the need for improved civic and community facilities on the Site to meet .. read more

On September 2nd, 2015, posted in: Civic Centre by

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: , ,

Mosman Civic Centre Vision: Update

During February-March 2015, Council sought community feedback on its vision to build new civic and community facilities on the Civic Centre site at Spit Junction to meet the needs of the Mosman community. A range of opinions were voiced concerning the need for new facilities, the scale of development, the impact that development would have .. read more

On May 22nd, 2015, posted in: Civic Centre by

Civic Centre Vision: Report to 5 May 2015 Council Meeting

A report will be considered at the upcoming Council Meeting on 5 May 2015 on Council’s vision for redevelopment of the Mosman Civic Centre site. This follows public exhibition of the Council’s vision which occurred during February-March 2015. In short, the report notes that: There is a need to improve civic and community facilities on the Civic .. read more

On April 30th, 2015, posted in: Civic Centre by

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