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Rural Land Use Strategy Discussion Paper

A fresh aproach - have your say

A Discussion Paper taking a fresh look at the future of Byron Shire's rural land is available for community comment.

The paper is the first stage of the Rural Land Use Strategy.

Council wants to hear from everyone, not just those living in our rural areas but anyone who has a connection or interest in our rural environment.  Please get involved and tell us what you think are the important issues relating to agriculture, rural living options, natural environment and tourism.

To find out more and for a copy of the discussion paper click here.

 

 

Submissions close: 
Saturday 30 May 2015

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby 2482 or sent by email to submissions@byron.nsw.gov.au. Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.

Submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7113.

2015/16 Operational Plan, Budget and Fees and Charges

The Draft 2015/2016 Operational Plan, Statement of Revenue Policy, Budget, and Fees and Charges, is on exhibition for public comment from 7 May, 2015. Members of the public are encouraged to send in a submission.

The documents on exhibition outline the 2015-16:

  • Budget estimates
  • proposed rates and charges, borrowings and fees and charges;
  • details of the programs to be provided by Council; and
  • an overview of the capital works

The plan can be inspected at Council’s community access points throughout the Shire and by clicking on the links below.

Enquiries: Mark Arnold 02 6626 7000

Submissions close: 
Thursday 4 June 2015 4.00pm

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby 2482 or sent by email to submissions@byron.nsw.gov.au. Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.

Submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7113.

Planning Proposal to Rezone and Reclassify land in Bangalow

Property adjacent to Bangalow Bowling Club, Byron Bay Road, Bangalow

Rezone Lot 10 DP 748099 and Reclassify Lot 5 DP 609656

The Planning Proposal to amend Byron Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2014 by: 

    • rezoning Lot 10 DP 748099, Byron Bay Road, Bangalow from RE2 Private Recreational to part SP3 Tourist and part R2 Low Density Residential;
    • amending the corresponding LEP 2014 Floor Space Ratio and Lot Size Maps; and
    • reclassifying Lot 5 DP 609656, Byron Bay Road, Bangalow from Community land to Operational land

is on exhibition for a period of 28 days from 29 May 2015 to 25 June 2015.

The Planning Proposal is available for viewing at Council's administration centre at Station Street, Mullumbimby, at Bangalow Post Office at Byron Street, Bangalow and on Council’s website. 

The intent of the Planning Proposal is to enable motel and residential development to be permissible with Council consent within Lot 10 DP 748099 and to formalise access over Lot 5 DP 609656.  The Minister for Planning and Environment has issued an authorisation for Council to exercise delegation to make this draft LEP amendment. 

Any person may make a submission to Byron Shire Council in relation to the Planning Proposal.

 A public hearing on the reclassification of Lot 5 DP 609656, Byron Bay Road in accordance with Section 29 of the Local Government Act 1993 and Section 57 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 is to be held after the completion of the public exhibition period. 

Enquiries:  Joe Davidson 02 6626 7021

Submissions close: 
Thursday 25 June 2015 4.00pm

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby 2482 or sent by email to submissions@byron.nsw.gov.au. Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.

Submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7113.

Code of Meeting Practice Policy

Amendments to Schedules A & B

Council at its Ordinary Meeting held on 30 April 2015, resolved to amend Schedule A “Public Access” and Schedule B “Special Purpose Committees” in the Code of Meeting Practice Policy.  The draft amended Schedules to be included in the Policy are on public exhibition for a period of 28 days allowing up to 42 days for the making of public submissions:

The amended Schedules which are to be included in the Policy are available for viewing at Council’s Administration Office, community access points around the Shire and on Council’s website at www.byron.nsw.gov.au/public-exhibition.

Submissions close: 
Thursday 2 July 2015 4.30pm

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Byron Shire Council, PO Box 219 Mullumbimby 2482 or sent by email to submissions@byron.nsw.gov.au. Emailed submissions to this address only will be acknowledged.

Submissions will be made public in accordance with Schedule 1 Part 3 Clause 1(a)(vi) within Schedule 5 Part 2 of the GIPA 2009 Regulations as applicable including both the substance of the submission and the identity of the author. For assistance with this please call Council’s Records Coordinator on 02 6626 7113.

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