by clicking the arrows at the side of the page, or by using the toolbar.
by clicking anywhere on the page.
by dragging the page around when zoomed in.
by clicking anywhere on the page when zoomed in.
web sites or send emails by clicking on hyperlinks.
Email this page to a friend
Search this issue
Index - jump to page or section
Archive - view past issues
Commercial and Industrial : Issue 02 2009
WELCOME to Issue 2 for 2009 Town Planning What will the new Wollongong LEP bring to the City Centre? Graham Rollinson Luke Rollinson The LEP facilitates the revitalisation and growth of Wollongong city centre by establishing the key objectives and design parameters for new development. The Wollongong City Centre LEP is the first plan for a city centre to align with the new statewide LEP template that seeks to bring consistency in plans across NSW. The aims of the LEP are to: • Promote the economic revitalisation of the Wollongong city centre; • Strengthen the regional position of the city centre as a multifunctional and innovative centre that encourages employment and economic growth; • Protect and enhance the vitality, identity and diversity of the city centre; • Promote employment, residential, recreational and tourism opportunities; • Facilitate the development of building design excellence; • Encourage responsible management, development and conservation of resources, and ensure the city centre achieves sustainable environmental outcomes; and • Protect and enhance environmentally sensitive areas, and the natural and cultural heritage of the city centre. *Information sourced NSW Department of Planning The following zones for the city centre are established in the LEP: Commercial Core Commercial development with a mix of residential use in the central core City Edge Commercial and residential uses around the edge of the core General Residential Medium to high density residential use to the north of the core Enterprise Corridor Commercial, residential or light industrial along Flinders St corridor Special Activities/Hospital and Medical and Research Medical research and development surrounding the hospital Working Waterfront, Private Recreation and Public Recreation zones along the coastline and on major open spaces Infrastructure - sets uses for roads and other support transport networks The LEP also establishes the primary parameters for new development in the city centre in terms of: • Building heights • Floor space • Design excellence • Heritage items and conservation • Principles for ecologically sustainable development Our Town Planning Department can assist with a range of planning requirements for your property. Property Types: Residential, Rural, Environmental, Commercial, Industrial & Retail Services: • Preparation, lodgement and negotiation of - - Development Applications - Rezoning Applications - Subdivision Certificates - Constructions Certificates • Project coordination and management • Site planning and development advice (including feasibility assessments and perceivable development opportunities) • Master planning and major projects • Urban design and environmental reviews • Issues resolutions and consultation with all development stakeholders • Appeals and expert witness in Land and Environment Court Contact our planners for expert advice today! 02 4229 5555 Graham Rollinson 0419 140 771 Luke Rollinson 0414 965 984 mmj.com.au
Issue 01 2009
Issue 03 2009