Tagged: Development applications

Councillors vote to waive all bush fire rebuilding costs

February 11, 2020Posted in: Other

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have voted to waive all Council fees for bush fire affected residents wishing to rebuild. In a unanimous decision Councillors voted to waive all fees and charges associated with the lodgement of applications for the rebuilding of lost or damaged buildings as a result of the recent bush fires.  This includes Development...

Outdoor advertising and signage criteria

June 11, 2019Posted in: Development

Changes to outdoor advertising rules have led Wingecarribee Shire Council to remind ratepayers of enforceable regulations relating to the placement of public signs. The reminder comes following recently introduced changes by the NSW Government banning roadside trailer advertising. Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping explained the changes. “Last year the...

Draft Chelsea Gardens Development Control Plan on exhibition

May 22, 2019Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking feedback from the community after Councillors endorsed a draft Amendment to the Moss Vale Town Plan Development Control Plan. The draft amendment has been specifically prepared to provide development controls for the proposed Chelsea Gardens Coomungie Urban Release Area. Council’s Group Manager of Planning, Development and Regulatory Services, Nick Wilton...

Gibraltar Park development given green light

December 14, 2018Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has today confirmed that the Gibraltar Park complex has been issued with the necessary approvals allowing residents to move in to the newly constructed seniors living complex. A Section 68 Approval for temporary sewerage work was issued under the Local Government Act 1993 and a Building Information Certificate under the...

Watch out for dodgy tree contractors

December 13, 2018Posted in: Environment

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Wingecarribee Shire Council is warning residents to be on the lookout for con men claiming to be contractors offering to undertake tree removal works on behalf of Council. The call for vigilance follows reports of residents being approached by door-to-door ‘tree contractors’ claiming to have approval from Council to carry out cash-in-hand jobs. The most...