Category: Development

Draft changes to outdoor signage on exhibition

September 8, 2020Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after councillors recently resolved that draft changes to signage provisions within Council’s Development Control Plans be placed on public exhibition. Council’s Deputy General Manager, Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping explained that the proposed amendments sought to clarify the use of public signage and introduce...

Agribusiness and Equine Strategy to shine light on Shire

May 28, 2020Posted in: Development
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Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with Destination Sydney Surrounds South is set to develop an Agribusiness and Equine Strategy to showcase the Shire’s potential to agritourism and equine operators. The plan for a Southern Highlands Agribusiness and Equine Strategic Plan was developed by one of the strategic working groups created as part of the Southern...

Information sessions to discuss planning documents

April 28, 2020Posted in: Community, Development
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Drone image of Moss Vale Town

Wingecarribee Shire Council will hold a series of information sessions starting Friday 1 May 2020 to discuss the draft Wingecarribee Local Housing Strategy and draft Wingecarribee Local Strategic Planning Statement. Due to COVID-19, the one-on-one information sessions will be held by phone or video conferencing. Council’s Coordinator Strategic Land Use Planning, Michael Park, explained that...

Construction hours extended to support industry

April 8, 2020Posted in: Development
 

In the lead up to the Easter break Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of changes to construction hours introduced to support the industry during the COVID19 pandemic. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping said the newly introduced changes were designed to help keep the construction industry afloat...

Highland businesses back up and running

January 22, 2020Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has welcomed the announcement by the Rural Fire Service (RFS) declaring the Shire safe to visit following the recent bush fires. “This is great news for our Shire, our residents and businesses,” he said. The NSW Rural Fire Service informs that the fires which had previously threatened parts of the...