LEP

Future of Short Term Letting in NSW – why you need to have your say before October 31

Since late 2015 the number of short term holiday rentals listed in Mosman (such as Stayz and Airbnb) increased from 200 to over 430. Council continues to receive enquiries from Mosman residents and property owners on this issue, with concerns about amenity impacts as well as questions about permissibility. What is happening right now? The Department .. read more

An amendment to Mosman LEP 2012 has been published on the NSW Legislation website

What has changed? This amendment revises the LEP in respect of archaeological sites by In Schedule 5 Environmental heritage: clearly identifying the location of archaeological sites to ensure their conservation and transparency of information omitting some archaeological sites found to have no heritage significance combining the listings of some sites which had been duplicated On the .. read more

Heritage Amendments to Mosman LEP 2012

At the Council Meeting on 3 May 2016, Council resolved to make some amendments to Mosman Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2012 in respect of Mosman’s heritage: To correct an error in the heritage listing of Item I291 ‘Group of Shops’ by removing this listing from 37 Spofforth Street, Mosman, and applying this listing to the .. read more

On May 11th, 2016, posted in: Heritage, Planning News, Planning Proposals by Tags: , ,

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

Bushland Sites Rezoning – Public Exhibition

Council is proposing to amend the Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 (the LEP) to rezone 16 bushland sites from RE1 – Public Recreation to E2 – Environmental Conservation. The sites proposed to be rezoned were part of a thorough review and assessment of bushland sites in Mosman that was undertaken between January 2014 and May .. read more

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: , ,

The latest planning decisions by Council

At its meeting on 2 September Council made decisions on two planning matters – Planning Agreements, and an important amendment to Mosman Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2012. Planning Agreements: A Planning Agreement is a voluntary arrangement between Council and (usually) a developer, under which the Council obtains a contribution for a public purpose. A public .. read more

On September 15th, 2014, posted in: LEP2012, Planning Proposals by Tags: