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Mittagong Playhouse refurbishment update

May 5, 2022Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Council has awarded the contract to undertake the detailed design works and submitted the Development Application for the restoration of the Mittagong Memorial Hall and Playhouse. The Development Application was lodged with Council via the NSW Government’s Planning Portal in April and the detailed Design and Documentation Contract awarded to NBRS & Partners....

Thinking about lodging a DA meet with our Duty Planner for early advice

April 14, 2022Posted in: Development

From Tuesday 19 April Council’s Duty Planners and Certifiers will be available via appointment between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Development Engineers will be available between 8.30am and 10.30am on Wednesdays. Options for appointments include face-to-face meetings, online (Teams meetings) or telephone meetings. Appointments can be booked by phoning Council...

Council prioritises DA processing changes

February 1, 2022Posted in: Development

Map of Bowral showing directional traffic changes

Wingecarribee Shire Council says improving development application (DA) processing times will be a key priority for 2022. “We fully acknowledge our DA processing times were below par last year,” admitted Council’s Director Communities and Place, Geoff King. “However, we’re confident that the initiatives we’ve implemented over the past few months, and some changes planned for...

Record developments drive Highlands boom

February 12, 2021Posted in: Development

Development Applications received and processed by Wingecarribee Shire Council over the summer period reveal the Southern Highlands is experiencing a building boom. Figures revealed at Wednesday’s Ordinary Meeting of Council show 150 Development Applications were determined by Council from a total of 153 applications received between 22 November 2020 to 22 January 2021. Similar increases...

Council launches revised Engineering Specifications

January 15, 2021Posted in: Development, Roads and Assets

Man and woman looking at plan on desk

Wingecarribee Shire Council has completed a review of its engineering specifications in a bid to provide the local design and construction industry with greater consistency, clarity and up to date industry practices. The revised Engineering Design and Construction Specifications and associated Development Control Plan (DCP) Amendments came into effect on 1 January with a transition...