Category: Development

Record developments drive Highlands boom

February 12, 2021Posted in: Development
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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
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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...

Online lodgement of Development Applications now mandated

January 6, 2021Posted in: Development
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Person pointing something out on laptop screen

Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding customers of changes to how Development Applications are submitted following the mandatory introduction of the online NSW Planning Portal. Council’s Group Manager Planning, Development and Regulatory Services, Nick Wilton said the rollout of the new electronic lodgement service had been several years in the making. “Back in late 2019 the...

Draft changes to outdoor signage on exhibition

September 8, 2020Posted in: Development
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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...

Agribusiness and Equine Strategy to shine light on Shire

May 28, 2020Posted in: Development
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Robertson revegetation tour

Wingecarribee Shire Council in partnership with Destination Sydney Surrounds South is set to develop an Agribusiness and Equine Strategy to showcase the Shire’s potential to agritourism and equine operators. The plan for a Southern Highlands Agribusiness and Equine Strategic Plan was developed by one of the strategic working groups created as part of the Southern...