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What is a Statement of Environmental Effects?

What is a Statement of Environmental Effects?

In NSW a Development Application (DA) must include sufficient information to enable the environmental impact of the development and project to be assessed by the Council. This includes a Statement of Environmental Effects, this is set out in Schedule 1 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (EPAR). In […]

1,000 New Homes in Glenside, South Australia

1,000 New Homes in Glenside, South Australia

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in December of the rezoning information provided below.   In summary, the DPA applies the Urban Corridor Zone to a portion of the Glenside Hospital site now declared surplus to Government needs and to amend the existing Mixed Use Glenside Zone. The amendments seek to facilitate […]

600 Dwellings and 900 Jobs with Newcastle Rezoning

600 Dwellings and 900 Jobs with Newcastle Rezoning

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in December of the rezoning information provided below.   The planning proposal will amend the Newcastle LEP to rezone the now surplus rail corridor land between Worth Place and Watt Street together with the Newcastle Train Station and apply relevant planning controls in order for the […]

1,500 Lots and 369 Jobs with Rezoning in Victoria

1,500 Lots and 369 Jobs with Rezoning in Victoria

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in December of the rezoning information provided below.   The Brompton Lodge Precinct Structure Plan area will ultimately support a residential community of around 4,100 people in approximately 1,500 dwellings. The Local Town Centre is based around retail and office commercial uses and is anticipated to […]

NSW Land Rezoned for Low Density Housing

NSW Land Rezoned for Low Density Housing

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in November of the rezoning information provided below.   The Riverlands Golf Course site in Milperra has been rezoned to allow for low density housing and the continuation of part of the site for open space. The intended outcome is to enable the redevelopment of the Riverlands […]

Council Proposes Rezoning to General Industrial

Council Proposes Rezoning to General Industrial

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in November of the rezoning information provided below.   The Alec Lamberton Field Rezoning project seeks an amendment to rezone Lot 1 DP 620655 Lee Street from zone RE 1 Public Recreation to IN1 General Industrial.  The amendment also proposes to change floor space ratio from […]

Rezoning Proposal in Vicotria to Yield 3,640 New Dwellings

Rezoning Proposal in Vicotria to Yield 3,640 New Dwellings

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in November of the rezoning information provided below.   The project, Beveridge Central Precinct Structure Plan, proposes an amendment that seeks to change the Mitchell Planning Scheme to facilitate the development of land within the Beveridge Central precinct which is predominantly zoned Urban Growth Zone in […]

Ashfield Mixed Use Rezoning to Yield 120 Dwellings

Ashfield Mixed Use Rezoning to Yield 120 Dwellings

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in November of the rezoning information provided below.   The Ashfield LEP 2014 Amendment No 3 makes several changes to the site, 90-108 Liverpool Road in Ashfield, New South Wales.  The zoning is changed from R2 Low Density to B4 Mixed Use and the maximum floor space […]

Altona North, Victoria Commercial Rezoning Proposal

Altona North, Victoria Commercial Rezoning Proposal

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in October of the rezoning information provided below.   The proposed amendment to Hobsons Bay Planning Scheme C109 seeks to facilitate the use and development of the site for mixed commercial uses by rezoning land from Industrial 3 to Commercial 2.  The site’s location is 290-298 […]

Penrith: Sydney Business Park Rezoning Adopted to Yield 1,200 Jobs & 3,400 Dwellings

Penrith: Sydney Business Park Rezoning Adopted to Yield 1,200 Jobs & 3,400 Dwellings

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in October of the rezoning information provided below.   The Penrith LEP 2010 Amendment No 8 rezones the site, 565-609 Luddenham Road in New South Wales,  from zone RU2 Rural Landscape to part B7 Business Park part B4 Mixed use and RE1 Public Recreation. This amendment […]