Category: Development

Information sessions to discuss planning documents

April 28, 2020Posted in: Community, Development
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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...

Construction hours extended to support industry

April 8, 2020Posted in: Development

In the lead up to the Easter break Wingecarribee Shire Council is reminding residents of changes to construction hours introduced to support the industry during the COVID19 pandemic. Wingecarribee Shire Council’s Deputy General Manager Corporate Strategy and Development Services, Mark Pepping said the newly introduced changes were designed to help keep the construction industry afloat...

Highland businesses back up and running

January 22, 2020Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Mayor Duncan Gair has welcomed the announcement by the Rural Fire Service (RFS) declaring the Shire safe to visit following the recent bush fires. “This is great news for our Shire, our residents and businesses,” he said. The NSW Rural Fire Service informs that the fires which had previously threatened parts of the...

Managing vegetation prior to and after a bush fire

January 17, 2020Posted in: Development, Other
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Wingecarribee Shire Council is urging residents to familiarise themselves with local and State requirements before clearing trees and vegetation from around their home before or after a bush fire. The call comes in the wake of the recent fires to hit both our Shire’s northern and southern villages. Council’s Manager Development Assessment, Nancy Sample, said...

Local Housing Strategy to set direction for future residential developments

September 2, 2019Posted in: Development
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Wingecarribee Shire Councillors have agreed that no further Planning Proposals involving residential development will be supported until the completion of the Wingecarribee Local Housing Strategy. Council’s Deputy General Manager of Corporate Strategy and Development Services Mark Pepping said the unanimous decision would enable Council to create a strategic framework for future housing needs. “This decision...

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