Planning News

Photographic Survey completed for Glover & Nathan’s Estates Conservation Area

A Photographic Survey for the Glover and Nathan’s Estates Heritage Conservation Area (HCA) has been completed. This survey includes photographs of all properties within the HCA (see below map) which includes parts of Belmont Rd, Glover St, Cabramatta Rd, Bardwell Rd and part of Cowles Rd in the western part of the Mosman LGA. The photographic survey provides .. read more

On June 12th, 2014, posted in: Heritage, Planning News by Tags: , ,

What’s happening with the Spit Junction Masterplan?

Background The Spit Junction Masterplan and subsequent review by CHROFI Architects for the Mosman Civic Centre site were publicly exhibited from 3 October to 3 December 2013. A public meeting was also held on 25 November 2013 attended by 28 people. During the public exhibition 29 submissions were received from a wide range of stakeholders. An overview .. read more

Survey results gives insight into new households

There are a number of new residential and mixed-use developments that have been constructed in recent years around Mosman. We know what the outside of these developments look like but who is moving into them? Do these new households contain younger families or older couples? Are there more people renting than those that own? What .. read more

On March 12th, 2014, posted in: Planning News by Tags: ,

NSW Planning reforms – An update

The new planning system is now on hold until next year (2014). After two and a half years of public consultation the Planning Bill 2013 (Planning Bill) and Planning Administration Bill 2013 (Planning Administration Bill) were introduced into the NSW Parliament in mid-October 2013. The Bills passed the Lower House on Wednesday 30 October 2013 and .. read more

On December 10th, 2013, posted in: New Planning System, Planning News by Tags: ,

Government announces changes to Planning reforms

On Thursday 19 September 2013 the Minister for Planning and Infrastructure announced changes to the proposed planning reforms after listening to concerns from the community and local councils. Brad Hazzard, Minister for Planning & Infrastructure Amongst the changes the State Government is now implementing are: • Allowing councils to modify the State-wide codes to better .. read more

On September 20th, 2013, posted in: New Planning System, Planning News by Tags: , ,

Council responds to Planning White Paper and draft Metro Strategy

The Mosman Council Urban Planning team has been busy reviewing and preparing submissions on the draft Sydney Metropolitan Strategy and Planning White Paper.  In March 2013 the NSW State Government released the draft Metropolitan Strategy for Sydney to 2031. This document sets out the State Government’s vision for Sydney by providing a framework for housing development .. read more

On July 3rd, 2013, posted in: New Planning System, Planning News by

Mosman Design Awards Correction

                  Mosman Council recognises that the winner of 2013 Mosman Design Awards Peoples’ Choice and Excellence in the Built Environment at 85-87 Bay Street was co-authored by architects Michael MacCormick and Shahe Simonian.

On June 25th, 2013, posted in: Mosman Design Awards, Planning News by

A New Planning System for NSW

 On 16 April the NSW Government released the Planning White Paper and draft legislation for public comment. What are the big changes? The Planning White Paper sets out how the new planning system in NSW will function and provides the details around five fundamental reforms: 1. Community participation – involving the community early in the .. read more

On May 8th, 2013, posted in: New Planning System, Planning News by

Design Awards Winner to speak at Mosman Library

Michael MacCormick will speak at Mosman Library on Monday 20 May at 7pm as part of the Architecture on Show 2013 series. The talk is the first in a series of three Architecture on Show talks scheduled at the Library and is of particular interest to Mosman residents as it is about the winning design .. read more

On May 1st, 2013, posted in: Planning News by Tags: , ,

Draft Metropolitan Strategy for Sydney to 2031

The NSW State Government has recently released the draft Metropolitan Strategy for Sydney to 2031. This document sets out the State Government’s vision for Sydney by providing a framework for housing development and job creation over the next 20 years. The Strategy incorporates high level objectives, policies and actions to facilitate investment and growth. In planning .. read more

On April 11th, 2013, posted in: Planning News by