Information from North Sydney Council of interest to residents in Cammeray

Development Proposal – All Saints Church

UPDATE 1

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The development application for All Saints Church has been advertised by North Sydney Council to seek comments and feedback from residents.

Before AfterThe advertising period has now closed and the application is being considered by a planning officer.

 

The scope of the proposed works include:

  • Demolishing the west end and making the church longer.
    • Moving the entrance to the church to the East end
    • Demolishing the rear wall of the nave
    • Constructing a substantial new 2 story extension to the rear of the church.

Many residents have already expressed concerns about this proposal. Some common issues are

  • impact on street parking and traffic congestion
  • demolition and alterations to a NSW heritage building
  • change to the streetscape in a Conservation Area
  • increased building use and consequent impact on residents
  • removal of trees including threatens species

If you would like to be kept informed on the progress of the development application including dates of council committee meetings etc please register your interest with North Sydney Council on the link below.

By making a submission and / or signing our petition this does not mean you will be kept informed, you still need to sign up through the ‘Notify Me’ section of the website.

(Please note once you are in the development application 200/2014 you need to scroll down to reach the ‘Notify Me’ section on the left hand side).

http://masterview.northsydney.nsw.gov.au/Pages/XC.Track/SearchApplication.aspx?id=010.2014.00000200.001

 

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Development Proposal – All Saints Church

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All Saints Church on Carter Street was built in 1923 and is listed in the NSW Heritage register.

It is a representative example of inter-war suburban church which illustrates, through its own development, the growth of the area.

 

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A development application has been submitted to North Sydney Council for a significant redevelopment of the church.

North Sydney Council is seeking comments and feedback from residents.

Before After

 

The scope of the proposed works include:

  • Demolishing the west end and making the church longer.
    • Moving the entrance to the church to the East end
    • Demolishing the rear wall of the nave
    • Constructing a substantial new 2 story extension to the rear of the church.

The full details of the proposed development can be viewed on the North Sydney Council Web site.

1. Go here: West
North Sydney Council Website

2. Agree to the terms and conditions

3. Enter 200/2014 in the search box

 

Many residents have already expressed concerns about this proposal. Some common issues are

  • impact on street parking and traffic congestion
  • demolition and alterations to a NSW heritage building
  • change to the streetscape in a Conservation Area
  • increased building use and consequent impact on residents
  • removal of trees including threatens species

WHAT SHOULD YOU DO?

All residents are invited to submit a comment on the DA.

 SUBMISSIONS CLOSE ON 17th JULY 2014

Send your comments to the council through the Council DA Comments Webpage
Or complete the DA_Submission_to_Council2 and mail/fax it to council.

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Department of Planning Green Paper

The NSW Government released ‘A New Planning System for New South Wales’ - Green Paper on 14 July 2012. It outlines major changes to the planning system and will result in reforms across a number of areas. The NSW Department of Planning  is calling for community input and has made the paper available along with feedback mechanisms on its website http://www.planning.nsw.gov.au/a-new-planning-system-for-nsw).

If you wish to get involved and/or make a submission please direct any comments to the NSW Department of Planning by Friday 14 September 2012.Note: the Green Paper is not a Council project, therefore Council cannot accept or assist with submissions by the general public relating to the proposals.

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Parraween Street Car Park Planning Proposal

At its meeting on 26 March 2012, North Sydney Council resolved to forward a Planning Proposal for the Parraween Street Car Park (106 Parraween Street) and the adjoining Early Childhood Health Centre (4-6 Langley Avenue) in Cremorne, to the Department of Planning and Infrastructure, with a request for a Gateway Determination.

 

The Planning Proposal has been instigated by Council to enable the redevelopment of the subject site for a mixed use development.  The development incorporates key worker accommodation, public open space, two levels of basement parking, a new early childhood health centre and a café.  It specifically seeks to amend North Sydney Local Environmental Plan 2001 (NSLEP 2001) to:

 

  • rezone the subject site from Special Uses to Mixed Use;
  • apply a building height limit of 12m and a non residential floor space ratio range of 0 – 2:1;
  • allow the additional permitted use of “car park”; and
  • classify the subject site as “operational land”.

The Minister for Planning and Infrastructure has issued a Gateway Determination (11 May 2012) permitting public exhibition of the Planning Proposal. The public exhibition will take place from Thursday 14 June 2012 to Wednesday 11 July 2012.

 

Public Hearing - As the Planning Proposal includes confirming the classification of the site as “operational” land, a public hearing is required to be undertaken pursuant to section 29 of the Local Government Act 1993. This public hearing will be held on Wednesday 18 July 2012 at 6pm in the Supper Room at Council’s Chambers at 200 Miller Street, North Sydney. This hearing will only address issues related to the classification of land. All interested parties are invited to attend.

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North Sydney CBD Study – Survey closes 13 July

Help shape the direction of North Sydney by telling us what you think. In collaboration with North Sydney Council and the Property Council of Australia, Urbis has been engaged to undertake a Research Study to assess the current status and future directions for the North Sydney CBD. Complete the survey online.

http://www.northsydney.nsw.gov.au/www/html/7894-north-sydney-cbd-study.asp

 

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Tunks Ward Community Forum – 27 Mar

The Tunks Ward Community Forum will be held on Tuesday 27 March 2011, 6.15pm to 8pm Cammeray Golf Club, Cammeray

The Mayor, General Manager and Ward Councillors will be in attendance and residents will have the opportunity to raise their own issues and concerns.
Agenda items include:

  • Updates on the following projects:
    • ANZAC Club
    • Parraween Street car park redevelopment
    • Neutral Bay dining precinct.
  • Council’s Urban Forest Strategy
  • Tunks Park upgrade works.

For more information contact Councils Community Engagement Coordinator on 9936 8181.

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Close the Gap Campaign – 22 Mar

Council is supporting National Close the Gap Day, 22 March 2012. On average, Indigenous Australians die 17 years younger than non-Indigenous Australians. Indigenous infant mortality is also three times that of other Australians. Australian governments have at last committed to close this life expectancy gap within a generation. But there is still much to be done to achieve Indigenous health equality within 25 years. We the undersigned call on the Australian Government to:

  • develop in partnership with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their representative bodies a comprehensive National Action Plan to achieve Indigenous health equality;
  • increase Indigenous control and participation in the delivery of health services; and
  • address the critical social issues of housing, education and self determination which contribute to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health crisis.
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