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

June 10, 2022Posted in: Development

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

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...

Mittagong Playhouse refurbishment update

May 5, 2022Posted in: Development

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....

Thinking about lodging a DA meet with our Duty Planner for early advice

April 14, 2022Posted in: Development

From Tuesday 19 April Council’s Duty Planners and Certifiers will be available via appointment between the hours of 8.30am and 12.30pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Development Engineers will be available between 8.30am and 10.30am on Wednesdays. Options for appointments include face-to-face meetings, online (Teams meetings) or telephone meetings. Appointments can be booked by phoning Council...

Council prioritises DA processing changes

February 1, 2022Posted in: Development

Map of Bowral showing directional traffic changes

Wingecarribee Shire Council says improving development application (DA) processing times will be a key priority for 2022. “We fully acknowledge our DA processing times were below par last year,” admitted Council’s Director Communities and Place, Geoff King. “However, we’re confident that the initiatives we’ve implemented over the past few months, and some changes planned for...