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What’s Happening in Urban Planning? August 2016

The August edition of “What’s on in Urban Planning” is out, providing an update on the latest occurring in Mosman against a backdrop of major State Government reforms and infrastructure projects. Find out more about Urban Planning in Mosman in the August 2016 edition of our newsletter: What’s Happening in Urban Planning?  August 2016

On August 5th, 2016, posted in: Planning News, Uncategorized by

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

Middle Head – Planning Information Day and Future Plans

Planning Information Day at Middle Head on Sunday 22 May On Sunday 22 May, the National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust (Harbour Trust) hosted a Planning Information Day on the future of Middle Head. Mosman Planning attended an information session and also had the opportunity to take some photos .. 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: , ,

Mosman Planning Agreements Policy

At the Council Meeting on 3 May 2016, Council adopted the Mosman Planning Agreements Policy . This policy sets out the process for entering into a Planning Agreement with Council under section 93F of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, to ensure transparency, probity, certainty of roles and process. It applies to any and all requests .. read more

On May 11th, 2016, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News by

NSW Planning reforms will return in mid-2016

NSW Planning reforms will be brought back by the State Government for public comment and a bill brought to State Parliament from mid-2016 In 2016, the Government intends to amend the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (the EP&A Act), with a focus on the following areas: Community engagement:  establishing a new part of the Act that consolidates community .. 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

Government plans to allow medium density housing without Council approval

The State government released a Discussion Paper late last year on a proposal to expand the types of development that could be done without development consent. This development, known as complying development, would include dual occupancies and medium density housing which the Department of Planning and Environment defines as manor homes and townhouses. Manor homes .. read more

On February 25th, 2016, posted in: Planning News by

What’s Happening in Urban Planning? June 2016

The June edition of “What’s on in Urban Planning” is out, providing an update on the latest occurring in Mosman against a backdrop of major State Government reforms and infrastructure projects. Find out more about Urban Planning in Mosman in the June 2016 edition of our newsletter: What’s Happening in Urban Planning?  June 2016

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