2019 was once again a busy year for the Urban Planning Team. Between producing strategic plans to guide Mosman over 20 years to awarding Mosman’s best designed home there was never a dull moment.
Council will consider a report at its upcoming Council Meeting on 3 December 2019 on public exhibition of the draft Mosman Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS), feedback received and proposed changes to the draft document as a result.
Mosman’s draft Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) – on public exhibition for a six week period from 27 June to 7 August 2019 – has attracted a tremendous response from the Mosman community and others with:
Last Wednesday 80 members of the Mosman community gathered at Council to discuss local strategic planning issues and find out more about how local planning initiatives fit within the broader State context. The meeting was initiated by the Mayor in response to the current exhibition of the draft local strategic planning statement, or LSPS for short.
Last Tuesday one of our planners attended a resilient cities conference. The conference featured talks from Beck Dawson, Chief Resilience Officer of 100 Resilient Cities and Rod Simpson, Environment Commissioner of the Greater Sydney Commission.
Last week Active Living NSW held the 2018 FitNSW conference titled Placemakers and Cityshapers: the pathway to active and healthy communities. This was an incredibly well-attended conference with health professionals, planners, designers, architects and transport professionals from local government, State government and the private sector listening to ways collaboration and innovation can create more walkable and healthy places.
The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has announced that a Bill to change the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (EP&A Act) that will see the biggest overhaul of the NSW planning system since the legislation’s inception almost 40 years ago, has passed through Parliament.