Submissions sought on on draft documents to amend the Liverpool Plains LEP, the Development Control Plan and Section 94A Contributions Plan

Liverpool Plains Shire Council (LPSC) Mayor, Councillor Andrew Hope, is reminding residents they have until 5pm Wednesday 2 August 2017, to view and make submissions on draft documents to amend the Liverpool Plains Local Environmental Plan 2011 (LEP), the Liverpool Plains Shire Council Development Control Plan (DCP) and Section 94A Contributions Plan.

“The LEP amendment seeks to facilitate the orderly development of the Quirindi North Rural Residential Area (QNRA), and to allow the construction of farm buildings in the R5 Large Lot Residential zone. It will also allow boundary adjustments in certain rural, rural- residential and environmental zoned areas.

“Council’s planning team have already achieved receipt of a Gateway Determination from the NSW Department of Planning and Environment. They have also completed additional environmental studies and consulted with other Government agencies, as requested in the Gateway Determination,” Councillor Hope said.

The documents are on public exhibition at Council’s Administration Office, between 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, Quirindi Library, 10am to 5pm, Monday to Friday and, 10am to 12pm Saturday and Werris Creek Library, 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Friday, and, 10am to 12pm Saturday. Copies are also available Here

“The proposed amendments have been drafted in accordance with legislative requirements and best practice guidelines and a plain-english fact sheet is available. Affected landowners have been advised. All submissions will be considered before Council makes a final determination on the issue,” Councillor Hope concluded.

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