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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

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