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1710, 2019

Forum Submission – 55 Wire Lane

The Forum Committee has considered the content of the presentation made by the proponent at the Forum meeting on 10 October and the response from community members. A very similar planning proposal submitted three years ago for 510 Beach Road was considered by the Joint Regional Planning Panel and i [...]

1210, 2019

Forum Correspondence 15 August to 10 October 2019

Council Notifications Wire Lane Draft Planning Proposal Removal of five pine trees lifting the kerb, gutter and road pavement in Princess St Water Supply Update Notification of multiple amendments to Shoalhaven LEP Other Correspondence Request from Calalla Bay CCB re notification of modified DAs Req [...]

510, 2019

DA for Masonic Retirement Village

The development involves the reconfiguration of the back of house areas and extensions providing for a new front entry and front of house facilities, as well as 10 new bedrooms. The proposal also includes an additional site entry, carparking area, pathways and landscaping. The proposed additions and [...]

510, 2019

DA for Gabby’s Function Centre

Alterations and Additions to Existing Function Centre and Additional Use involving a Small Bar/Restaurant. See - DA Statement of Environmental Effects [...]

410, 2019

Draft Planning Proposal for 55 Wire Lane

This  Proposal  seeks to amend the Shoalhaven LEP to rezone land at 55 Wire Lane, Berry to an R5 Large Lot Residential zone, and to reduce the minimum lot size of the subject land to 1 hectare (ha). The draft Proposal can be viewed here -  Wire Lane PP [...]

410, 2019

Chairman’s Report 2018/19

The Forum is the Community Consultative Body representing the views of the Berry region to Council. It aims to enable an informed community to influence the future of the Berry region. Meetings and Communications > Average attendance at the public meetings was 80, and 217 attended the AGM. > T [...]

210, 2019

DA for Strongs Rd ‘Temporary’ Function Centre refused

At the Development Committee meeting on 1 October, councillors unanimously supported the staff recommendation to refuse the DA. It was also announced that the applicant in North Nowra had withdrawn his DA, having failed to provide evidence of no adverse impact. This decision should set a precedent f [...]

1909, 2019

Changes to Slow Down to 40kph Rule

From Gareth Ward MP After feedback from motorists and following the completion of a trial requiring drivers to slow down to 40km/h when passing stationary emergency vehicles with flashing blue or red lights, some changes have been made. From September 26: Drivers will no longer need to slow down to [...]

1709, 2019

DA for Multi-Dwelling in Parker Crescent, Huntingdale

On 11 September 2019, the Forum Committee received a petition opposed to a proposed multi-dwelling development at 52 Parker Crescent. The petition had 52 names of Huntingdale residents. The application (DA 19/1857) is for five detached dwellings on a half acre lot. The Forum Committee met on 16 Sept [...]