Tagged: Wingecarribee Shire Council

Proposed planning proposal notification changes go on public exhibition

August 13, 2018Posted in: Community

Wingecarribee Shire Council is seeking comment from residents after councillors voted to place on public exhibition a proposal to amend the notification process for planning proposals. Council’s Deputy General Manager, Corporate, Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping explained the purpose of the proposed Amendment adopted at the Council Meeting of Wednesday 8 August 2018. “Each...

Changes to tree and vegetation removal requirements

July 26, 2018Posted in: Environment


Wingecarribee Shire Council is advising residents of changes to the way in which tree and vegetation permits are now processed. As of 1 July 2018, all tree and vegetation clearing applications will now be assessed and referred to the relevant agency based on the zoning of the property from where the tree is to be...

Your pipes feel the cold too!

July 24, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

water meters

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents to protect their water meters from the winter chill. The call to shelter your meter comes as the Shire enters the coldest part of the year. Council’s Water Reticulation Officer Chris Geddes said as the temperature drops below freezing the number of calls to fix burst water meters increased....

Council to carry out Shire-wide bridge inspections

July 19, 2018Posted in: Roads and Assets

Wingecarribee Shire Council is set to undertake a Shire-wide assessment of all Council maintained bridges to help better plan for future works. The Bridge Assessment Project began in June and will continue into 2019 with approximately 50 Council maintained bridges being evaluated during this period. As part of the $416,000 program, all Council bridges will...

Demystifying energy at Moss Vale

July 13, 2018Posted in: Environment, Events

Wingecarribee Shire Council and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage are set to host a joint energy-saving workshop at Moss Vale on Wednesday 25 July. Michael Rhydderch, Council’s Environmental Project Officer said the two-hour workshop would help residents better understand their power usage and explain how to cut energy costs. “As the outside temperature...