Tagged: Planning

Community invited to share vision for Bowral’s CBD

November 5, 2020Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is inviting residents and business owners to become involved in the development of a streetscape Masterplan for Bowral’s main street. Council’s Acting General Manager Barry Paull encouraged locals to complete an online survey and join a discussion forum to share ideas. “This is an opportunity for Southern Highlanders to help shape the...

Draft changes to outdoor signage on exhibition

September 8, 2020Posted in: Development

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...

Information sessions to discuss planning documents

April 28, 2020Posted in: Community, Development

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...

Draft Seymour Park Masterplan on exhibition

December 10, 2019Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from the community after Councillors recently endorsed the public exhibition of a draft 2019 Masterplan for Seymour Park. The draft Masterplan has been produced to explore a number of possibilities on how to improve the popular Moss Vale park and is aligned with Council’s Parks Strategy, Public Toilet Strategy...

Council adopts Rural Tourism Policy

November 15, 2019Posted in: Other, Tourism

Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have voted to adopt the Shire’s first Rural Tourism Policy. Council’s Group Manager Planning, Development and Regulatory Services, Nick Wilton, explained how the policy would benefit the Shire. “Tourism-related activities provide almost 2,300 full-time jobs across our Shire and many more part-time roles,” he said. “It is without doubt one of our...