Moving to a partial or full cost recovery model for certain fees and charges

May 12, 2023Posted in: Corporate Affairs

Woman looking into distance at building site

Fairly distributing the costs associated with particular services delivered by Council is a focus of the draft plans presented at this week’s Extraordinary Meeting of Council, where community members had the opportunity to participate. Moving to a partial or full cost recovery model for some fees and charges will play a part in ensuring a...

Land and Environment Court dismisses ‘Karingal’ Appeal

September 21, 2022Posted in: Development, Listening

On Friday 16 September 2022 the Land and Environment Court of NSW dismissed an appeal by the owner of 26 Elizabeth Street ‘Karingal’ in Moss Vale against Council’s issuing of an Interim Heritage Order over the property. Council is undertaking a review of proposed heritage items that were deferred in 2012, Karingal being one of...

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....