Tagged: Development assessment

Draft Rural Tourism Policy on exhibition

December 17, 2018Posted in: Development

Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from interested parties after councillors endorsed the public exhibition of a draft Rural Tourism Policy at the last Ordinary Council Meeting of November. The draft policy clarifies what tourism activities are currently permissible in the Shire’s rural areas as well as proposing a mechanism for determining where and when...

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...

Council secures State-wide support for Local Government concerns

November 2, 2018Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have used this year’s NSW Local Government Conference to draw attention to a number of issues they believe are affecting local governance both in the Highlands and across the state. Chief amongst the concerns raised at this year’s conference were proposals to amend mandatory State Government Development Application (DA) procedures for new...

Council prosecutes illegal ‘Junk Yard’ operator

August 22, 2018Posted in: Other

A Welby man has been ordered to pay $15,000 by Moss Vale Local Court following a successful prosecution by Wingecarribee Shire Council. Hassan Salem of Welby was found to be operating a prohibited ‘junk yard’ business from a residential property. Investigations found Mr Salem had been running the illegal business from the property which involved...

Moss Vale Woolworths Development Application refused

November 29, 2016Posted in: Development

Wingecarribee Shire Council has this month refused a Development Application for a retail development proposal in Argyle Street, Moss Vale, otherwise known as the Moss Vale Woolworths proposal. Council determined the application by way of refusal in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and cited traffic and flooding issues and the impacts...

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