Public exhibition

Be informed and have your say on what is happening in Maitland and provide input into Council's and our community's future.

The following items are currently on public exhibition. Details of each item can be found by viewing the documents attached to each item.

ItemSubmissions Close
Licence on Council managed crown land in Oakhampton      2 October 2018
Building and development

Public exhibition items relating to building and development can be found on the application tracker.

Integrated Developments

SuburbApplication numberProperty DetailsProposalOn Exhibition
LochinvarDA 18-1538

Lot 100, 101, 102 & 103 DP1216128

St Helena Close

Torrens Title Subdivision - Four (4) Lots into 163 Residential Lots and 2 Residue

8 October 2018 -  5 November 2018

Site Plan

Statement of Environmental Effects

Bushfire Report

Traffic Impact Assessment

Drainage and Flooding Assessment

MorpethDA 18/1740

Lot 1 DP270740

363 Morpeth Road

Lot 2 DP270740

365 Morpeth Road

Seniors Housing (Adaptive Reuse of Robinson House and the Warden's Residence at Closebourne Village)


19 September - 16 October 2018

Site Plans

Statement of Environmental Effects

MorpethDA 18/1765

Lot 1 DP634551

123 Princess Street

Lot 11 DP1172386

25 Tank Street

Lot 631 DP1137280

Tank Street

Torrens Title Subdivision - Three (3) Lots into Eleven (11) Lots

15 October - 11 November 2018

Subdivision Plan

Heritage Impact Statement

Statement of Environmental Effects


Designated Developments

SuburbApplication numberProperty DetailsProposalOn Exhibition
Millers Forest/WoodberryDA 18-1726

Lot 1 DP980466

Raymond Terrace Road

Lot 1 DP1154997

Woodberry Road

Lot 4 DP980466

Woodberry Road


Water Reticulation System (Chichester Trunk Gravity Main Replacement from Duckenfield to Tarro)

Environmental Impact Statement

19 September - 19 October 2018



Report on Public Hearing

In accordance with the Section 29 of Local Government Act 1993, Council held a public hearing on 3 October 2018 at the Maitland City Library regarding the proposed reclassification of part Lot 3 DP 900245, The Avenue, Lorn from
'Community Land’ to 'Operational Land’.

The public hearing was facilitated by an independent chairperson, Mr Alan Wells who has prepared and submitted his report on the public hearing to Council on 8 October 2018.

The report is available for inspection at Council's Citizen Services Centre, High Street, Maitland and also the report can be viewed at the link below.

Further enquiries should be directed to Pathum Gunasekara on 02 4934 9776.

Notice of Public Exhibition

Draft Wallis and Swamp-Fishery Creek Flood Study

Pursuant to the provisions of the NSW Floodplain Development Manual 2005, notice is hereby given of the public exhibition of a Draft Wallis and Swamp-Fishery Creek Flood Study.

The Wallis and Swamp-Fishery Creek catchment lies within the Maitland and Cessnock local government areas and has a total area of approximately 400 square kilometres. A flood study is the first stage in the floodplain management process and is a comprehensive technical investigation of flood behaviour for the study area for a range of design flood events.

The draft flood study will be on exhibition from 22 October 2018 at Council’s Citizen Service Centre, High Street, Maitland and Council libraries. The exhibition concludes on 20 November 2018.

Persons wishing to comment on the draft flood study should do so by 5.00 p.m. on 20 November 2018 and should quote reference no: 103/64/6. Submissions should be addressed to The General Manager, Maitland City Council, PO Box 220, Maitland NSW 2320.

The draft flood study will also be exhibited at Cessnock City Council's Administration Centre (62-78 Vincent Street, Cessnock) and available on Cessnock City Council's website.

Further enquiries should be directed to the following Council contacts:

Maitland Your Say

For additional feedback opportunities Maitland Your Say is Council's online engagement platform. Check it out and have your say on the future of Maitland.


Submissions must be received by close of business on the last day of the exhibition period, unless otherwise stated.

Submissions are to be made in writing addressed to the General Manager and emailed to or posted to:

Maitland City Council
PO Box 220
Maitland NSW 2320


The personal information provided as part of submissions will be used for the purpose of considering the specific project or proposal on exhibition and will become a record of Council. All information will be stored securely and retained in accordance with the State Records Act 1998.

Political donations and gifts

Any person making a submission on a planning related matter (for example a development application, development control plans, local environmental plans, section 94 plans etc.) must complete a Disclosure Statement of Political Donations and Gifts and submit this to Council with their submission.