Category: Planning News

Revised Draft North District Plan

Nov 13, 2017 by Kelly Lynch

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 government areas of Hornsby, Hunter’s Hill, Ku-ring-gai, Lane Cove, Northern Beaches, North Sydney, Ryde and Willoughby.

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EP&A Regulation Review

Oct 10, 2017 by Kelly Lynch

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has commenced a review of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (the Regulation), and is welcoming feedback on a Review Issues Paper until 24 November 2017.

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Planning panels legislation

Aug 18, 2017 by Linda Kelly

Last week the NSW Parliament passed legislation that would amend the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act to remove the role of Councillors from determining development applications, among other things, under Part 4 of the Act. These functions will be required to be undertaken by an independent panel of experts called a local planning panel.

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2016 Census Data Released

Jul 10, 2017 by Gibran Khouri

What happened to the Census data you provided last year?

In late June, the Australian Bureau of Statistics released their first batch of data from the 2016 Census. The ABS will release further data from the census throughout the second half of 2017.

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