Planning News

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

Amendment to Mosman’s LEP and DCPs

An amendment to Mosman Local Environmental Plan 2012 (MLEP 2012) was published on the NSW Legislation website on Friday 9 February 2018. As a result of this, MLEP 2012 is amended to: 1. Remove archaeological heritage items A484, A485 and A488 from schedule 5, part 3 2. Include a new heritage item I483 in schedule .. read more

On February 15th, 2018, posted in: Heritage, 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

Mosman B-Line: Up and Running

The NSW Government’s new B-Line rapid bus service commenced on 26 November 2017, with services now operating between Mona Vale and Wynyard. The B-Line is a ‘turn up and go service’ with services running every 3 to 15 minutes from 4:30am to 12:30am. Construction of B-Line bus stops at Spit Junction are complete with an .. read more

On November 28th, 2017, posted in: B-Line, Planning News by

EP&A Bill passed by Parliament: Major overhaul for NSW Planning System

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has announced that a Bill to change the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act) that will see the biggest overhaul of the NSW planning system since the legislation’s inception almost 40 years ago, has passed through Parliament. The Department’s media release, issued on 15 November 2017, .. read more

On November 16th, 2017, posted in: Planning News by

Western Harbour Tunnel-Beaches Link: Scoping Reports

On the 30th October 2017 the State Government released scoping reports for two major road infrastructure projects in Sydney’s North; Beaches Link and Gore Hill Freeway Connection, and Western Harbour Tunnel and Warringah Freeway Upgrade. The scoping reports form part of a project feasibility assessment and detail need for the proposals, project overviews, consultation and .. read more

On November 16th, 2017, posted in: Planning News by

Revised Draft North District Plan

The Greater Sydney Commission has now also released revised draft district plans for each of the five districts within the Greater Sydney Region (revised down from six in the earlier drafts exhibited in late 2016) for public comment until 15 December 2017, including the Revised Draft North District Plan applicable to Mosman, along with the local .. read more

On November 13th, 2017, posted in: Greater Sydney Commission, Planning News by