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Planning for metropolitan Sydney’s subregions

Over the last few weeks I have attended meetings with planners from councils in the area which is identified by the State as the North Subregion. This area consists of eleven councils on the north side of the Harbour – Pittwater, Warringah, Manly, Mosman, North Sydney, Lane Cove, Hunters Hill, Ryde, Hornsby, Willoughby and Ku-ring-gai. .. read more

On April 2nd, 2015, posted in: Planning News by

Civic Centre Vision: Exhibition Now Closed

Exhibition of Council’s vision for the Mosman Civic Centre site has now closed.  The exhibition commenced on 4 February 2015 and ran for a seven week period, concluding on 25 March 2015. All written submissions received, completed survey responses and feedback received at community information sessions is now being collated and considered. A report on .. read more

On March 26th, 2015, posted in: Civic Centre by

Community interest in Civic Centre vision

Over the past two weeks there has been considerable community interest in Council’s vision for the Civic Centre site. Three Community Information Meetings were held – attended by over 90 local residents, business people and others – at which Mayor Peter Abelson outlined problems with the current civic facilities and options for new facilities and community spaces .. read more

On March 5th, 2015, posted in: Civic Centre by

Business breakfast meeting supports change on civic centre site

This morning the Mayor, Councillor Peter Abelson, hosted a breakfast meeting with local business people to outline Council’s vision for the civic centre site. There was general support for what the Council is trying to achieve to secure improved community facilities on the site and revitalise the centre. This support was given with a note .. read more

On February 25th, 2015, posted in: Uncategorized by

Snapshot of Community Feedback Received So Far: Mosman Civic Centre Site

Council’s vision for the Civic Centre site has been on exhibition for two weeks now and we’ve already received a lot of feedback in response to this from the Mosman community. Here’s a snapshot… “This sounds like a complete waste of money. There is nothing wrong with the existing facilities…” “I support change to modernise it, especially .. read more

On February 20th, 2015, posted in: Civic Centre by 2 Comment

Exhibition – Vision for Mosman Civic Centre Site

  Council’s vision for the future of the Mosman Civic Centre site is on exhibition now until 18 March 2015. We’d like to know what you think… The vision is to build new community facilities on the site, such as a contemporary high quality library, purpose-built art gallery, multi-purpose community spaces for youth and seniors, customer friendly .. read more

On February 4th, 2015, posted in: Civic Centre, Planning News by

2014 – Looking backwards and forwards

2014 saw planning take a back seat at the State level after the Government’s planning reforms stalled in the Upper House. At council we turned our attention to concentrating on local issues. Needless to say there were still changes happening at the State level that needed a local response to such as the much maligned .. read more

On December 23rd, 2014, posted in: Planning News, Uncategorized by

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: , ,

Mosman LEP and Residential DCP Amended

On 12 December 2014, amendments to Mosman LEP 2012 and Residential DCP came into effect. These include: New and amended objectives for the R2 Low Density Residential zone, clause 4.3 Height of buildings and clause 4.4 Floor space ratio in the LEP; and New local clauses 4.3A and 6.6 in the LEP for maximum wall .. read more

On December 12th, 2014, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News, Planning Proposals by

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: ,