Legislation

Recent Submissions on State Government Policy

What has happened so far? The State Government are currently undertaking a range of reforms to the planning system. Read submissions on draft planning changes Council Submissions have been forwarded to the Department of Planning and Environment/Greater Sydney Commission on a range of issues. You can view the submissions via the links in the list .. read more

Proposed planning changes for schools and child care centres

The State government has proposed changes to the planning framework affecting schools and child care centres. A draft State Environmental Planning Policy has been prepared and is currently on exhibition for public comment until April 7. Mosman residents are being encouraged to have their say on draft changes which will give government and non-government schools .. read more

Overview of all Planning Reforms on Exhibition

The State Government are currently undertaking a range of reforms to the planning system. Some key elements of the current reform program include: Delivery of a new metropolitan strategy and district plan through the Greater Sydney Commission Proposed standard DCP format for all Councils across NSW Proposed 5 year housing target for Mosman of 300 dwellings Proposed .. read more

NSW Planning Reforms – Draft Amendments now on Exhibition

Background to Review of EP&A Act  In 2012/13, the State Government underwent an extensive review of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act). 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 .. read more

Draft Section 94A Development Contributions Plan 2016

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. The draft S.94A Plan maintains the same level of contributions as the previous .. read more

On August 29th, 2016, posted in: Uncategorized by Tags:

Draft Changes to Housing Code on Exhibition. Have your Say

Today, the Department of Planning and Environment announced draft changes to the Housing Code. This will be on Exhibition until August 12 2016. Mosman Planning will be reviewing the material and will provide feedback in due course. Click Here for more information

Review of the Planning Act

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 .. read more

Emergence of the “Sharing Economy” – Inquiry into Airbnb

BACKGROUND In recent years, the growth of  key web and app-based sharing platforms such as Airbnb and Uber have emerged as the two key examples of a new “sharing economy” in which people can rent out houses, rooms, beds, cars, parking spaces and other assets directly from each other, co-ordinated by the internet. While the emergence of the sharing economy has .. read more

10/50 Rule Review

Since 1 August this year new legislation has been in place that allows property owners to remove trees and vegetation from around their homes without consent to protect them from bushfire risk. Known as the 10/50 Rule this entitlement has resulted in the loss of many significant trees in Mosman. Of the more than 100 .. read more

On November 13th, 2014, posted in: Uncategorized by Tags:

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: , ,