Planning News

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

It’s your turn to decide which property should get the 2013 People’s Choice Award

You can now cast your vote for the property that you believe should win the 2013 People’s Choice Award. Voting opened on 21 January and will conclude on 22 February 2013. This year 11 nominations have been received from well known architects for new residential development and alterations to existing dwellings. Each design portraying the .. read more

On January 30th, 2013, posted in: Current Projects, Planning News by Tags:

Safety of awnings over public lands

Council has written a submission to the State Government about the safety of awnings over public lands.  The NSW Department of Planning & Infrastructure has released a draft Planning Circular advising Councils of the steps that they and building owners should take to identify potential safety issues related to awnings over public lands. The draft .. read more

On December 19th, 2012, posted in: Current Projects, Planning controls, Planning News by

Council Submission on A New Planning System for NSW – Green Paper

The NSW Government is reviewing the State’s planning system. The Review began late last year and a Green Paper was prepared seeking feedback and comment from the public. A submission has been prepared on behalf of Mosman addressing a number of issues of particular relevance to this community. The purpose of a planning act Public .. read more

On October 4th, 2012, posted in: Current Projects, Planning News by