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Charles Sturt Development Plan (8.29MB)

A Development Plan Amendment (DPA) may be prepared by the Minister or Council. As part of this process draft policies are available for public comment for at least two months and Council must consider all submissions made and report to the Minister on these submissions and its responses. The final draft must be approved by the Planning Minister before it can come into legal effect as part of the authorised Development Plan.

Draft Strategic Directions Report - Development Plan Review 2013

After various stages of community consultation, a draft Strategic Directions Report (SDR) has been endorsed by the Strategic Development Committee at its meeting on 20 May 2013 and subsequently endorsed by the Council at its meeting on 27 May 2013. A copy of the endorsed SDR can be viewed below:

Draft Strategic Directions Report 2013 (3676 kb)

Its important to note that the above SDR is not final, it has been submitted to the Minister for Planning. Subject to Section 30(8) of the Development Act 1993, Council must, in accordance with any reasonable request of the Minister, enter into an agreement with the Minister on the steps that Council will take as a result of the matters contained in the SDR. The SDR will not be taken to have been completed unless or until such an agreement is reached with the Minister.

For more details contact Kym Wundersitz, Team Leader Development Policy on 8408 1179.

Local Heritage Study and Development Plan Amendment

A review of local heritage in the City has been undertaken. This will update the existing local heritage and contributory items in Council's Development Plan. Preparation of a Development Plan Amendment to implement the review has been commenced, the next stage will be public and agency consultation. For more details contact Jim Gronthos, Senior Policy Planner on 8408 1265.

Devon Park Residential Development Plan Amendment (DPA)

Council have started a Development Plan Amendment (DPA) to rezone an industrial site on the corner of Exeter Terrace and Alexander Avenue, Devon Park to allow residential development. The DPA is being funded by the land owner in accordance with Council's Privately Funded DPA policy. As part of the investigations, a structure plan to guide future development will be prepared. For more details contact Jim Gronthos, Senior Policy Planner on 8408 1265.

Woodville Road and Environs Revitalisation Development Plan Amendment (DPA)
The Woodville Road and Environs Revitalisation DPA seeks to transform Woodville Road into a vibrant and functional main street. The DPA proposes to review the policies of the District Centre Zone and its immediate surrounds to guide the development in the context of the Woodville Village Master Plan. The next stage will be public and agency consultation. For more details contact Kym Wundersitz, Team Leader Development Policy on 8408 1179.
  
Residential Streetscape Development Plan Amendment (DPA)

The Residential Streetscape Study was undertaken in 2013. The purpose of the Study was to undertake a comprehensive analysis of the Council area to identify and justify areas of residential 'streetscape' character. The Study findings will inform the DPA. The Statement of Intent for the DPA was forwarded to the Minister for Planning for agreement in November 2013. The Residential Streetscape Study can be viewed below:

Residential Streetscape Study (17960 kb)

For more details contact John Tagliaferri, Senior Policy Planner on 8408 1827.

Residential City Wide Policies Development Plan Amendment

Council have started a DPA to update the 'non-growth' residential policies in the General Section of the Development Plan along with policies in the Residential Zone and Policy Areas 15 to 20 inclusive. The Statement of Intent for the DPA was forwarded to the Minister for Planning for agreement in October 2013. For more details contact John Tagliaferri, Senior Policy Planner on 8408 1827.

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