Planning controls

DCP Amendments and New Contributions Plan adopted

Amendments to Mosman Development Control Plans (DCPs) and a new Contributions Plan have been adopted by Council at its meeting on 5 June 2018. Amended Mosman DCPs Development Control Plans (DCPs) are plans adopted by Council to support the Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 and provide more detailed planning and design guidelines. The DCPs apply .. read more

Medium Density Code

From 6 July 2018, one and two storey dual occupancies, manor houses and multi dwelling housing (terraces) will be able to be carried out as complying development on certain land throughout NSW under the NSW Government’s new Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code (the Medium Density Code). As complying development, approval can be obtained from .. read more

On May 31st, 2018, posted in: Planning controls by

Mosman’s New Local Planning Panel

On Thursday 1 March 2018 the NSW Government enacted changes to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 that were passed by Parliament in November 2017. As a result of the changes the Mosman Development Assessment Panel (MDAP) will be replaced by the new Mosman Local Planning Panel (MLPP). The first meeting of the MLPP .. read more

On March 19th, 2018, posted in: New Planning System, Planning controls, Planning News by

Council’s Submission on a proposed State policy for the Environment

Mosman Council’s Urban Planning team recently submitted feedback to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment regarding a proposed Environment State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP). The Department has released an Explanation of Intended Effect for the proposed Environment SEPP, which explains that it seeks to consolidate, centralise and update seven existing planning policies, to remove .. read more

On February 22nd, 2018, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News by

Meeting about planning changes

A community information session on NSW Government-mandated changes to independent planning panels will be held at Council Chambers, Mosman Civic Centre, on Wednesday 7 February 2018 at 6:30pm. These changes will affect the operation of Mosman Council’s successful Mosman Development Assessment Panel (MDAP) which makes decision on the outcomes of development applications. The changes are .. read more

On February 2nd, 2018, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News by

State policies on exhibition

The Urban Planning team at Mosman Council undertakes a range of projects, including consideration of policies and strategies proposed by the State Government and how these may affect current and future generations in Mosman, and the wider community. The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has a number of draft policies and reforms on public .. read more

On February 2nd, 2018, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News by

EP&A Act changes to commence 1 March 2018

Changes to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 – passed by Parliament in November last year – commenced on Thursday 1 March 2018. Alison Frame, Deputy Secretary, Planning Policy, Strategy & Governance for the NSW Department of Planning and Environment, advised in a recent news update: “While most of the changes will commence straight .. read more

On January 25th, 2018, posted in: New Planning System, Planning controls, Planning News by

Codes SEPP – Housing Code Changes

On 22 September 2017, amendments were made to the NSW Government’s new simplified Housing Code to clarify the provisions for gross floor area and landscaped area – reverting these provisions to those that applied under the previous General Housing Code. A two-year transitional period for the previous General Housing Code has also been introduced. The Housing .. read more

On October 10th, 2017, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News by

Education and Child Care SEPP

On 1 September 2017, the NSW Government’s new State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments and Child Care Facilities) 2017 commenced. The SEPP aims to make it easier for child-care providers, schools, TAFEs and universities to build new and improve existing facilities throughout NSW, by streamlining approval processes and applying standard design quality principles and controls to land, overriding local zoning .. read more

On October 10th, 2017, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News by

Biodiversity Reforms and new Vegetation SEPP

The NSW Government has recently introduced a new suite of  Land Management and Biodiversity Conservation reforms which create a framework for the regulation of native vegetation clearing in NSW. A component of the reforms is a new State Environmental Planning Policy (Vegetation in Non-Rural Areas) 2017 applying throughout metropolitan Sydney from 25 August 2017. The SEPP has repealed tree .. read more

On October 10th, 2017, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News, Uncategorized by