A number of draft plans are on exhibition or about to go on exhibition. These plans have potential impacts on Mosman.
Council has resolved to exhibit a draft Section 94A Development Contributions Plan 2016 to replace the current Section 94A Development Contributions Plan 2012. Section 94A Contributions are payments made by persons undertaking development work to help fund the provision of public facilities.
Draft District Plans being prepared
The Greater Sydney Commission (GSC) is currently preparing district plans for Sydney. The district plans will set out how the NSW Government’s metropolitan plan, A Plan for Growing Sydney, will apply to local areas, and will:
Heritage Fund applications for the 2016/17 financial year are now open.
What has changed?
This amendment revises the LEP in respect of archaeological sites by in Schedule 5 Environmental heritage:
Today, the Department of Planning and Environment announced draft changes to the Housing Code.
Deadline for Submissions Extended to 21 June 2016
The Harbour Trust and the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) manage adjoining lands at Middle Head as public parkland.
The State Government is undertaking a review of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act. This marks a renewed attempt by the Government to make amendments to the Act when in 2012/13 an extensive review and consultation process was undertaken. This included a Green Paper in 2012, a White Paper in 2013 followed by a Planning Bill 2013 – Exposure Draft presented to Parliament. The Bill failed to become legislation partly due to sustained community objection to a number of reforms, including the proposed introduction of what was called “code assessable development”. This current review will revisit some of the areas for reform that had community and stakeholder support but not areas that were significantly objected to.
Proposed amendments to archaeological sites considered at Council meeting
Council’s proposal to amend the listing of archaeological sites identified in Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 (the LEP) was considered at the Council Meeting held on 3 May 2016. This proposal seeks to include more specific site and property information in the LEP in relation to existing archaeological sites to provide certainty for landowners and Council.