On Exhibition

In July 2011, the NSW Government established an independent panel to undertake a review of the planning system in NSW.

The aim of the review is to create a new planning system in consultation with stakeholders and the community that meets today's needs and priorities.

For more information please visit http://www.planningreview.nsw.gov.au/

MAITLAND CITY COUNCIL BUILDING AND DEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS FOR PUBLIC COMMENT

Development Proposals that have been submitted to the Council and although not designated under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, are notified for public comment, are now available for inspection within the ‘On Notification’ area of Council’s Application Tracker. These can also be viewed at Council’s Customer Service Centre.

Written submissions on these proposals should be lodged with Council by the above 'Submissions Close' date. Certain information held by Council may be made available or released to members of the public upon application and/or included in the public forum. If you wish to keep your personal details confidential, you must request this in writing within your submission. Council cannot guarantee that your details will remain confidential if it is considered within the public interest to release this information, however, in this circumstance Council will consult you prior to the release of any personal details.

INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT PROPOSALS

To check for approvals that require notification, please refer to Development Control Plan 37 - Advertising/Notification of Development Applications.

          
Suburb File No. Location Proposal Submissions Close
       
       

If a development application is for integrated development then the notification period is 28 days. Applications that require notification will be advertised and published in the Maitland Mercury, either on a Monday or Thursday and any adjoining landowner or property that Council may consider to be effected by your development will be notified.

Any person can submit a written submission, which must be received by Council within the notification period.

DESIGNATED AND INTEGRATED DEVELOPMENT

The following development proposal has been submitted to the Council and is notified as Designated and Integrated Development under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979:

Waste or Resource Management Facility

Description/Address of Site:     Lot 2220 DP1095387 109 Mt Vincent Road East Maitland, Lot 201 DP520191 110 Mt Vincent Road East Maitland.

Description of Proposal:     Waste or Resource Management Facility (Waste or resource transfer station) – Waste transfer and recycling Facility.

Applicants Name:     GHD Pty Ltd

Consent Authority:     Hunter and Central Coast Joint Regional Planning Panel

This application is Designated Development under the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act and Schedule 3 of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Regulation 2000.

This application is also Integrated Development as an approval is also required under the NSW Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (Sections 43(a), 47, 55) from the NSW Environment Protection Authority and NSW Mines Subsidence Compensation Act 1961 (Section 15) from the NSW Mine Subsidence Board.

The Designated and Integrated Development Application – DA 16-1805 and documents accompanying the application, including an Environmental Impact Statement, may be inspected at Council’s Customer Service Centre, Council’s Web page and the nsw Department of Planning & Environment, Newcastle Office, Level 2, 26 Honeysuckle Drive, Newcastle during normal office hours for the period 15 August 2016 until 16 September 2016.

During the period specified above, any person may make written submissions to Council concerning this development. If a submission is made by way of objection, the grounds of objection must be specified in the submission. Any person who makes a submission by way of objection, and who is dissatisfied with the determination of the consent authority, may appeal to the Land and Environment Court.

However, if the Planning Assessment Commission has conducted a review, the Minister’s determination of the application is final and is not subject to appeal to the Land and Environment Court.

Supporting documents:

JOINT REGIONAL PLANNING PANEL APPLICATIONS

Joint Regional Planning Panels came into force on the 1st July 2009. These panels were established by the NSW Department of Planning as independent bodies to determine regionally significant Development Applications as prescribed by Schedule 4A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and include:

  • Development with a capital investment value (CIV) over $20 million
  • The following development with a CIV over $5 million:
  • Particular designated development
  • Certain coastal subdivisions

The following development applications (DA) have been lodged with the Council under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979.

Suburb File No. Location Proposal Submissions Close

The following development application (DA) have been submitted to the Joint Regional Planning Panel for assessment.

Suburb File No. Location Proposal Submissions Close
   

 

 

DRAFT STRATEGIES, PLANS & POLICIES

An important part of this process is ensuring that local residents, local organisations and other stakeholders are informed about what is happening and enable everyone to Have Their Say on the future of Maitland.

To view any draft Strategic Planning Strategies, Plans and Policies currently on exhibition scroll down below. Hard copies of the consultation document are also available during business hours at Council's Administration Building, Maitland Central Library and all of Council's branch libraries.

If you wish to comment on any strategic planning documents currently on exhibition you should do so in writing. Submissions must be received by 4.30pm on the final day of consultation and should be addressed to the General Manager, Maitland City Council, PO Box 220, Maitland 2320, or emailed to strategicplanning@maitland.nsw.gov.au quoting the relevant reference number.          

Amendments to 2016 City Wide Section 94 Contributions Plan   

Council has resolved to exhibit an amendment to the Maitland City Wide Section 94 Contributions Plan 2016.  

The draft amendment to the Section 94 Plan relates to the inclusion of a catchment for the Louth Park Urban Release Area and the inclusion of works required specifically for the development catchment.  

The draft plan will be on public exhibition from Thursday 5 January 2017 until Thursday 16 February 2017.  The draft document may be viewed at the following locations:

  • Council’s Customer Service Centre, Administration Building, 285-287 High Street Maitland, during normal office hours
  • Maitland City Library, 480 High Street, Maitland during ordinary library hours
  • Rutherford Branch Library, Arthur Street, Rutherford during ordinary library hours
  • East Maitland Branch Library, 3 Garnet Road, East Maitland during ordinary library hours
  • Thornton Branch Library, Taylor Avenue, Thornton during ordinary library hours  

The draft Plan may also be viewed and downloaded from Council’s website by following the links to Planning & Development – On Exhibition – Draft Strategies, Plans and Policies at www.maitland.nsw.gov.au.

Persons wishing to comment on the draft amendment should do so in writing.  Submissions should be received by Council no later than 5.00pm on Thursday 16 February 2017. Please ensure that the reasons for supporting or opposing the draft amendments are clearly stated.  

Please quote the following reference when making a submission:  

Draft Amendment to 2016 Maitland City Wide Section 94 Plan – 103/157

Enquiries should be directed to Anne Humphries on T. 02 4934 9861 or via email -  anne.humphries@maitland.nsw.gov.au  

Supporting Documents

 

Draft planning proposal to rezone land (various lots) to protect Aberglasslyn House from incompatible development 

Pursuant to Sections 56(2)(c) & 57 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, notice is hereby given of the exhibition of a planning proposal to amend the Maitland Local Environmental  Plan 2011 to:

  • Reinstate and expand the heritage conservation area in the Maitland Local Environmental Plan 2011 to include Aberglasslyn House and  its curtilage  
  • Rezone the affected lands from RU2 and R1 (in part) to E3 Environmental Management
  • Amend the lot size map (in part) of the affected lands from 450sqm  to 40ha.

The proposal affects various lots around Aberglasslyn House including lots along Cockatoo Ridge. The draft plan will be on public exhibition from Thursday 19 January 2017 until Friday 17 February 2017.  The draft document may be viewed at the following locations:

  •  Council’s Customer Service Centre, Administration Building, 285-287 High Street Maitland, during normal office hours
  • Rutherford Branch Library, Arthur Street, Rutherford during ordinary library hours.

Persons wishing to comment on the draft Planning Proposal should do so by 5.00pm on 17 February 2017 and should quote reference No: RZ16/001.

Further enquiries should be directed to Rob Corken via robc@maitland.nsw.gov.au or 4934 9700.

Supporting Documents

Draft planning proposal to prohibit place of public worship in the R5 large lot residential zone

Pursuant to Sections 56(2)(c) & 57 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, notice is hereby given of the public exhibition of a draft Planning Proposal to prohibit place of public worship in the R5 Large Lot Residential zone.

The draft Planning Proposal and supporting material will be on exhibition for a period of 28 days from 10 February 2017. It will be available at Council’s Customer Service Centre, Administration Building, High Street, Maitland, all Council libraries and on Council’s website maitland.nsw.gov.au

Delegation for making the local environmental plan has not been issued to the Council.

In accordance with the Local Government and Planning Legislation Amendment (Political Donations) Act 2008, any person making a written submission after 1 October 2008 – either for or against a proposal – must also make a disclosure if the person has made a reportable political donation. If relevant, please include a completed ‘Statement of Political Donations and Gifts’ form with your submission. This form can be found on Council’s website at maitland.nsw.gov.au or obtained from Council’s Customer Service Counter and all libraries during opening hours.

Persons wishing to comment on the draft Planning Proposal should do so by 10 March 2017 and should quote RZ16/002. Further enquiries should be directed to Ian Shillington on 4934 9700.

Supporting Documents

To amend the Maitland Local Environment Plan 2011 (MLEP2011) - Chisholm Neighbourhood Centre and to permit recreation facilities (indoor) with development consent in the B1 Neighbourhood Centre Zone.

  • Amend the MLEP2011 to reflect changes in the extent of the B1 Neighbourhood Centre zone and associated controls for the Chisholm Neighbourhood Centre.
  • Add “Recreation Facility (Indoor)” as a permitted with consent use in the B1 Neighbourhood Centre zone.

The draft Planning Proposal and supporting material will be on exhibition for a period of 28 days from 17 February 2017. It will be available at Council’s Customer Service Centre, Administration Building, High Street, Maitland, the East Maitland and Thornton libraries and on Council’s website.

In accordance with the Local Government and Planning Legislation Amendment (Political Donations) Act 2008, any person making a written submission after 1 October 2008 – either for or against a proposal – must also make a disclosure if the person has made a reportable political donation. If relevant, please include a completed “Statement of Political Donations and Gifts” form with your submission. This form can be found on Council’s website at www.maitland.nsw.gov.au or obtained from Council’s Customer Service Counter and all libraries during opening hours.

Delegation for making the LEP has not been issued to the Council.

Persons wishing to comment on the draft Planning Proposal should do so by 17 March 2017 and should quote reference No. 103-155.

Further enquiries should be directed to Rob Corken on (02) 4934 9700 or at robc@maitland.nsw.gov.au.

Supporting Documents