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2112, 2021

Agritourism Planning Changes

The Planning Department has issued the following update - "The Department has released a summary report detailing the submissions received during the exhibition of the Agritourism and small scale agriculture development explanation of intended effect (EIE) in March-April 2021. A draft of the Standar [...]

712, 2021

Mt Hay Primitive Glamping Review

On 9 November, the proponents lodged a request with Council for a review of the refusal of their Mt Hay 'primitive glamping' DA. In an attempt to overturn the refusal, SET Consultants have just 'removed' the permanent timber platforms for the tents and ensuite facilities so that the proposal complie [...]

2411, 2021

Shoalhaven Solar Farm Completed

The community co-funded 3MW solar farm in Nowra has become the first grid-scale solar PV project to connect to the Endeavour Energy network. The 8,000 panel project was developed through a community/private partnership, part-funded by local investors with electricity offered to local businesses via [...]

2111, 2021

Chairman’s Review 2020/21

It has been another busy year for the Forum, with our ability to hold public meetings severely disrupted by the pandemic. Here are some of the key issues that we've covered over the last twelve months -October The proposed rezoning of land on the corner of Edward/Queen Streets and construction of an [...]

811, 2021

Q2. Candidates’ Responses

Q2. Around 90% of Shoalhaven tourist accommodation DAs are located in Berry and Kangaroo Valley - Will you support the Forum’s recommendation for effective planning controls, and the Planning Minister’s request for consistency in the treatment of all types of tourist accommodation (eg tourist cabins [...]

811, 2021

Q1. Candidates’ Responses

Q1. 'Complying' development that does not consider retention of heritage character is increasing in Berry - Will you prioritise protection of local character through LEP local character planning controls, additional heritage conservation areas and strengthening Berry's DCP?   Candidates' respon [...]

411, 2021

Candidate Questions

Responses from the candidates to the two questions below will be published in a newsletter prior the meeting on 11 November - 'Complying' development that does not consider retention of heritage character is increasing in Berry - Will you prioritise protection of local character through LEP local ch [...]

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