Archive for category: Planning Alerts

Wallalong Rezoning Proposal

Wallalong Rezoning Proposal

The NSW Department of Planning & Environment announced this month that it will not be supporting a planning proposal to rezone 620 hectares of rural land for urban development at  Wallalong in the Port Stephens local government area. Port Stephens Council had sought approval to prepare an amendment to its local […]

Land Availability Map Extract from WA State Planning Strategy 2050

WA State Planning Strategy 2050 Launched

The Western Australian Government has released a strategy to accommodate a doubling of the state’s population, by providing for 700,000 dwellings by 2050. The Western Australian Minister for Planning, the Hon John Day MLA, launched the State Planning Strategy 2050 in this week. Prepared by the Department of Planning on behalf of the […]

Blockbrief Zoning Alerts – 26 May 2014

Blockbrief Zoning Alerts – 26 May 2014

  Blockbrief tracks zoning changes across Australia. NSW Ballina Local Environmental Plan 2012 (Amendment No 11) Byron Local Environmental Plan 2014 Canada Bay Local Environmental PLan 2013 (Amendment No 1) Corowa Local Environmental Plan 2012 (Amendment No 2) Corowa Local Environmental Plan 2012 (Amendment No 3) Dungog Local Environmental Plan […]

GREATER SYDNEY COMMISSION TO TRANSFORM SYDNEY

GREATER SYDNEY COMMISSION TO TRANSFORM SYDNEY

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Planning Minister Pru Goward this week announced plans to establish a Greater Sydney Commission to modernise the way the NSW Government’s major infrastructure and urban planning priorities are delivered. “The establishment of a single agency, to be known as the Greater Sydney Commission, will streamline the […]

Blockbrief Zoning Alerts – 19 May 2014

Blockbrief Zoning Alerts – 19 May 2014

Blockbrief tracks zoning changes across Australia. NSW Ballina Local Environmental Plan 2012 (Amendment No 13) Greater Taree Local Environmental Plan 2012 (Amendment No 7) Lake Macquarie Local Environmental Plan 2004 (Amendment No 59) North Sydney Local Environmental Plan 2013 (Amendment No 3) Port Macquarie-Hastings Local Environmental Plan 2011 (Amendment No 14) […]

Midtown East Rezoning Back On

Midtown East Rezoning Back On

The plan for the major rezoning of midtown east, which stalled at the twilight of the Bloomberg administration, will get a new lease on life next month. That is when Mayor Bill de Blasio will release his timeline for reinvigorating the effort, according to Alicia Glen, the deputy mayor for […]

Blockbrief Zoning Alerts – 5 May 2014

Blockbrief Zoning Alerts – 5 May 2014

NSW Cessnock Local Environmental Plan 2011 (Amendment No 9) Gosford Local Environmental Plan 2014 (Amendment No 2) Lake Macquarie Local Environmental Plan 2004 (Amendment No 82) Narrabri Local Environmental Plan 2012 (Amendment No 1) Sydney Local Environmental Plan (Green Square Town Centre-Stage 2) 2013 (Amendment No 1)   Victoria Cardinia […]

NYC Mayor De Blasio Unveils $41B Affordable Housing Plan

NYC Mayor De Blasio Unveils $41B Affordable Housing Plan

200,000 affordable units over 10 years, across five boroughs is the objective of Mayor De Blasio’s $41.5 billion Affordable Housing Plan.  Finally the full, 115-page plan was released on  Monday. Described as “the largest and most ambitious affordability plan of its kind in nation’s history,” the plan outlines how the […]

Orange Council Unveils Masterplan For Shiralee Urban Land Release

Orange Council Unveils Masterplan For Shiralee Urban Land Release

Orange City Council is embarking on a new approach to planning new housing areas with the release of the ‘Shiralee Village Masterplan’. The 276 hectare area covered by the Shiralee Village Masterplan includes around 1600 house blocks in the area to the south of the railway line. The Orange City […]

Yarra Council Recommends New Residential Zones

Yarra Council Recommends New Residential Zones

Yarra Council in Victoria has recommended new residential zones that will guide future residential development and protect the city’s prized heritage areas. The new zones were introduced by the State Government and will apply to every municipality in Victoria. Councils have until the end of June 2014 to recommend to […]