Planning News

Medium Density Code Update

This week, the NSW Government announced that it will further delay implementing the Medium Density Code in 46 council areas across NSW, including Mosman, until 1 July 2020. This follows an independent review of the Code by University of Technology Sydney academics, Professor Roberta Ryan and Neil Selmon. The review identified broad support for increasing .. read more

On September 20th, 2019, posted in: Planning News by

Public Meeting: draft Mosman Local Strategic Planning Statement

Council is holding a public meeting in the Council Chambers at 6.30 pm on Wednesday 24 July to present the key points on Mosman’s draft Local Strategic Planning Statement. People interested in attending must register by calling Council on 9978 4000. The draft Statement, currently on public exhibition until 7 August 2019, sets out Council’s .. read more

Public Exhibition: Draft Mosman Local Strategic Planning Statement

The draft Mosman Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) public exhibition is now available online, and we welcome your feedback. The draft Mosman LSPS sets out Council’s 20-year vision for land use planning in Mosman, along with a suite of planning priorities and actions relating to housing, local centres, infrastructure and the environment. It outlines how .. read more

On June 25th, 2019, posted in: Local Strategic Planning Statement, Planning News by

Concern over the Medium Density Code

Mosman Mayor Carolyn Corrigan has sought an urgent meeting with the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces, the Hon Rob Stokes, MP, and local member, Felicity Wilson, to address Council’s concerns about the Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code (the Medium Density Code) which – unless a change in legislation is made – will apply .. read more

On June 14th, 2019, posted in: Planning News by

Planning for Mosman’s Future

At the Council Meeting to be held on 4 June 2019, Council will consider a report (EP/20) which presents the draft Mosman Local Strategic Planning Statement to Council for endorsement for public exhibition. The draft Statement identifies Council’s 20-year vision for land use planning in Mosman, setting out planning priorities and actions relating to housing, .. read more

On May 31st, 2019, posted in: Planning News, Urban Planning by

Mosman Heritage Fund updated and Military Road to be targeted in promotion campaign

Heritage Fund Council Report  Mosman Council recently resolved to adopt changes to the Mosman Heritage Fund. The changes seek to utilise the fund to improve the historic character of the Military Road Heritage Conservation Area (HCA). The Heritage Fund is a Council operated initiative that provides dollar for dollar grants for property owners undertaking works .. read more

On May 17th, 2019, posted in: Heritage, Planning News by

Council secures extension to Housing Code exclusion

Council has secured a further three year exclusion from the Housing Code of the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 for Mosman’s foreshore slopes. The exclusion applies to properties within Mosman’s Scenic Protection Area, that is land below the 60m contour, and comes following extensive campaigning by Council of the NSW Government. .. read more

On November 27th, 2018, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News, Scenic Protection Area by

Population projections inform planning in Mosman

Projections of future population are essential in strategic planning, informing land use planning and the provision of infrastructure and services required to meet future needs. Population projections provided by the NSW Department of Planning and Environment are based on assumptions that take into account trends for births, deaths and migration. These can change due to .. read more

On September 27th, 2018, posted in: Planning News by

Mosman is on track to meet its housing target

Recently the SMH (12 August, 2018) ran a story about where Sydney’s building approvals are overshooting their housing targets. In the list of 33 metropolitan councils Mosman was last on the table. Under the Greater Sydney Commission’s North District Plan five year housing supply targets are identified for the period 2016-2021. Mosman’s target is 300 .. read more

On August 21st, 2018, posted in: Greater Sydney Commission, Planning News by Tags: ,

New Development Application Form and Guide

From 10 August 2018 Mosman Council has a new Development Application Form. The form is an interactive PDF that allows people to type details directly into the form. The form is to be used for Development Applications, Review Applications and Modification Applications and replaces the three separate forms that were previously used for these application types. A new .. read more

On August 20th, 2018, posted in: Planning News by