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Heritage in Mosman is a winner in recent Court decision

The value of buildings which make a contribution to the significance of our heritage conservation areas has been highlighted in a recent decision of the Land and Environment Court. Council was recently involved in an appeal regarding the demolition of a house in a heritage conservation area. The Commissioner hearing the appeal concluded that the .. read more

On May 27th, 2014, posted in: Uncategorized by

Council Resolves to Amend Mosman LEP 2012

At the Council Meeting on 1 April 2014, Council endorsed a planning proposal to amend Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 which will: amend objectives for the R2 Low Density Residential zone, height of buildings and floor space ratio clauses in Mosman Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2012, and include new local clauses for wall height, number .. read more

On April 4th, 2014, posted in: Planning Proposals by 6 Comment

What’s happening with the Spit Junction Masterplan?

Background The Spit Junction Masterplan and subsequent review by CHROFI Architects for the Mosman Civic Centre site were publicly exhibited from 3 October to 3 December 2013. A public meeting was also held on 25 November 2013 attended by 28 people. During the public exhibition 29 submissions were received from a wide range of stakeholders. An overview .. read more

Survey results gives insight into new households

There are a number of new residential and mixed-use developments that have been constructed in recent years around Mosman. We know what the outside of these developments look like but who is moving into them? Do these new households contain younger families or older couples? Are there more people renting than those that own? What .. read more

On March 12th, 2014, posted in: Planning News by Tags: ,

Amendments to Mosman Development Control Plans come into effect on 19 December 2013

Do you currently have a development application being considered by Council, or are you planning to lodge an application soon? Amendments to Mosman Development Control Plans (DCPs) relating to the height and setback of buildings, carports, and information to be submitted with certain development applications, come into effect next Thursday 19 December 2013. All development .. read more

On December 13th, 2013, posted in: Amendments to Mosman DCPs by

NSW Planning reforms – An update

The new planning system is now on hold until next year (2014). After two and a half years of public consultation the Planning Bill 2013 (Planning Bill) and Planning Administration Bill 2013 (Planning Administration Bill) were introduced into the NSW Parliament in mid-October 2013. The Bills passed the Lower House on Wednesday 30 October 2013 and .. read more

On December 10th, 2013, posted in: New Planning System, Planning News by Tags: ,

What’s happened in ‘planning’ this year?

2013 is the year that saw the State government’s vision for planning reform materialise into a Planning Bill debated in both Houses of Parliament. Its journey towards becoming an Act moved through the Lower House and has now stalled with its passage through the Upper House. Amendments to the Bill have addressed some community concerns .. read more

On December 9th, 2013, posted in: Uncategorized by

Amendments to Mosman DCPs Adopted

Amendments to Mosman Development Control Plans (DCP) were adopted by Council at its meeting on 3 December 2013 following consideration of submissions received. The amendments relate to the height and setback of buildings, carports, and information to be submitted with a development application for larger or more controversial developments, and were adopted in the form .. read more

On December 6th, 2013, posted in: Amendments to Mosman DCPs by

Valuable feedback on the Spit Junction Masterplan received at public meeting

More than 30 people attended a public meeting held last night in the Council Chambers about the Spit Junction Masterplan. The meeting, organised by the Mayor, provided the community with an overview of the Masterplan as well as a range of options to be considered for development of the civic centre site. Valuable feedback was .. read more

New Options for Mosman Civic Centre Redevelopment on Exhibition

On 12 November 2013 Council resolved to place two additional options for redevelopment of the Civic Centre site on public exhibition. These options have been developed to retain the existing Council building and Village Green while providing for enhanced library facilities, improvements to Mosman Square, additional public carparking and improved access and some private residential .. read more

On November 21st, 2013, posted in: Civic Centre Site - Additional Development Options by