Planning News

Urban Planning Committee Established

On 4 August 2015 Council resolved to establish the Urban Planning Committee, and on 8 September 2015 Council adopted a Charter to guide the activities of this Committee. The Urban Planning Committee will provide advice to Council about significant planning matters in Mosman. These matters are: Drafting a guidance document for Mosman which articulates the .. read more

On September 22nd, 2015, posted in: Planning News by

And the winners are…

The 2015 Mosman Design Awards showcased some of the best examples of residential development and architectural excellence in Mosman. This year we received 15 nominations from many talented architects responding to questions of sustainability during design and construction. Each property was visited in late February and the judges took the opportunity to inspect, ask questions .. read more

Planning for metropolitan Sydney’s subregions

Over the last few weeks I have attended meetings with planners from councils in the area which is identified by the State as the North Subregion. This area consists of eleven councils on the north side of the Harbour – Pittwater, Warringah, Manly, Mosman, North Sydney, Lane Cove, Hunters Hill, Ryde, Hornsby, Willoughby and Ku-ring-gai. .. read more

On April 2nd, 2015, posted in: Planning News by

Exhibition – Vision for Mosman Civic Centre Site

  Council’s vision for the future of the Mosman Civic Centre site is on exhibition now until 18 March 2015. We’d like to know what you think… The vision is to build new community facilities on the site, such as a contemporary high quality library, purpose-built art gallery, multi-purpose community spaces for youth and seniors, customer friendly .. read more

On February 4th, 2015, posted in: Civic Centre, Planning News by

2014 – Looking backwards and forwards

2014 saw planning take a back seat at the State level after the Government’s planning reforms stalled in the Upper House. At council we turned our attention to concentrating on local issues. Needless to say there were still changes happening at the State level that needed a local response to such as the much maligned .. read more

On December 23rd, 2014, posted in: Planning News, Uncategorized by

Update on Mosman Civic Centre Needs Analyis

The Needs Analysis for Mosman’s Civic Centre has been completed. A report (EP/63) was presented to Council on 2 December discussing the Needs Analysis and the next steps in the process. At that meeting Council resolved to place on public exhibition concepts for Mosman’s Civic Centre site that: Provide improved facilities for the Mosman community, .. read more

On December 16th, 2014, posted in: Current Projects, Planning News by Tags: , ,

Mosman LEP and Residential DCP Amended

On 12 December 2014, amendments to Mosman LEP 2012 and Residential DCP came into effect. These include: New and amended objectives for the R2 Low Density Residential zone, clause 4.3 Height of buildings and clause 4.4 Floor space ratio in the LEP; and New local clauses 4.3A and 6.6 in the LEP for maximum wall .. read more

On December 12th, 2014, posted in: Planning controls, Planning News, Planning Proposals by

Photographic Survey for Lower Boyle St Conservation Area

A photographic survey for the Lower Boyle Street Heritage Conservation Area (HCA) has been completed. This survey includes photographs of all properties within the HCA (see below map) which includes part of Lower Boyle St, part of Harnett Park and two heritage items facing Mosman Bay – the Mosman Amateur Sailing Club and the Mosman Rowers Club. .. read more

On December 1st, 2014, posted in: Heritage, Planning News by Tags: ,

Proposed changes to SEPP 65 – Design Quality of Residential Flat Development

The State government has announced draft changes to SEPP 65 and the associated guidelines known as the Residential Flat Design Code. The draft documents are currently on exhibition for public comment until 31 October 2014. SEPP 65 applies to residential flat buildings of three or more storeys that would contain at least four or more .. read more

On October 10th, 2014, posted in: Planning News by

What will be Council’s future needs for facilities at its Spit Junction site?

In June 2014, architectural consultants HBO+EMTB were engaged by Council to undertake an analysis of Council’s needs for its site at Spit Junction. As part of this project, the consultants are considering: the existing and future demand for community facilities and services at the site; whether the current building stock on the site can adequately .. read more