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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

You’re invited to a meeting to find out about ideas for Spit Junction

Come and find out about key features of the Spit Junction Masterplan and options for development of the civic centre site. The Mayor has organised a meeting to be held on Monday 25 November 2013 in the Council Chambers. The meeting will commence at 7pm and should conclude by 8.30pm. Council staff and the Mayor .. read more

On November 13th, 2013, posted in: Spit Junction Masterplan by

Thinking about making a submission…….?

There are now three weeks left in the exhibition of the Spit Junction Masterplan. If you have had a look at the plans and have something to say about them please don’t miss your opportunity to make a submission. There are a number of ways you can do this. If you haven’t yet read about .. read more

On November 11th, 2013, posted in: Spit Junction Masterplan by

Amendments to Mosman DCPs on public exhibition

Amendments to Mosman’s Residential and Business Centres Development Control Plans (DCPs) are currently on public exhibition until 14 November 2013. The amendments are proposed: 1. To correct an anomaly arising from the State Government mandated planning definition of ‘storey’; and 2. In response to issues raised by Land and Environment Court appeals. The amendments relate .. read more

On October 17th, 2013, posted in: Amendments to Mosman DCPs by 2 Comment

Improving life for pedestrians at Spit Junction

You wouldn’t be alone if the first thing you thought of about Spit Junction was traffic. One of the busiest roads in Sydney passes through this centre and it is a planning challenge to come up with ideas about how to make pedestrians feel there are urban spaces for them. One way to begin to .. read more

On October 11th, 2013, posted in: Spit Junction Masterplan by

A summary of the exhibited Spit Junction Masterplan

This blog post is a summary of the Spit Junction Masterplan which is currently on exhibition until 3 December 2013. We encourage you to read the Masterplan and make a submission. You can view the full Masterplan on the Council website, at Council’s offices and at the Mosman Library. Summary Spit Junction is the primary .. read more

Government announces changes to Planning reforms

On Thursday 19 September 2013 the Minister for Planning and Infrastructure announced changes to the proposed planning reforms after listening to concerns from the community and local councils. Brad Hazzard, Minister for Planning & Infrastructure Amongst the changes the State Government is now implementing are: • Allowing councils to modify the State-wide codes to better .. read more

On September 20th, 2013, posted in: New Planning System, Planning News by Tags: , ,