Community and industry reps invited to help shape Shire’s future housing

June 10, 2022Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is calling on interested persons to help guide future residential development across the Southern Highlands. As part of a major review of low and medium density residential development controls across the Shire, Council is inviting interested community and industry representatives to take part in an upcoming public information and consultation session. The...

Council warns of correct property advertising

June 7, 2022Posted in: Development
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Drone image of Moss Vale Town

Wingecarribee Shire Council has today reiterated its position regarding a recent advertisement of land in the Moss Vale area. Council’s General Manager Lisa Miscamble cited a property for sale located on the Illawarra Highway as being advertised as having development potential despite both the current property zoning and Council’s Local Housing Strategy not allowing for...

New Employment Zones proposed across the Shire

June 3, 2022Posted in: Development
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In 2020 the State Government announced it was reforming the planning system to help businesses recover and grow following the pandemic. Central to these reforms is the replacement of existing Business and Industrial zones in council Local Environmental Plans (LEPs) with a range of new Employment zones. Council’s Executive Manager Strategic Outcomes Michael Park said...

Mittagong Playhouse refurbishment update

May 5, 2022Posted in: Development
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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....