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18/2016/1: Cliftleigh "RE1 Public Recreation to R2 Low Density Residential"

On 2 October 2017 the Department of Planning and Environment issued a Gateway determination enabling Council to place the Planning Proposal, 18/2016/1/1 – Cliftleigh RE1 Public Recreation to R2 Low Density Residential on exhibition for a period of 14 days. This is consistent with Council’s resolution to proceed with this Proposal at its Ordinary Meeting held on 19 April 2017. Please note that the exhibition period has now been extended. 

The Planning Proposal intends to rezone part of 21 and 43 Main Road Cliftleigh from RE1 Public Recreation to R2 Low Density Residential and implement a minimum lot size of 450m2. 

The Planning Proposal was on public exhibition for a period of 14 days from 28 February 2018, the exhibition period has now been extended to end on 4 April 2018. Hard copies can be viewed at the following locations:

  • Council’s Administration Building (Customer Services Section); and
  • Cessnock and Kurri Kurri Libraries.

Any person may make a written submission in relation to the Planning Proposal. Any views expressed in written submissions will be considered by Council before a final decision is made on whether or not the draft Plan should be made.  

In order to be considered by Council, submissions must be received by 5.00pm on 4 April2018 and should quote “18/2016/1/1 – Cliftleigh RE1 Public Recreation to R2 Low Density Residential”.  Submissions should be addressed to The General Manager and can be submitted via email or post. 

  Email   Post
  The General Manager   The General Manager
  Cessnock City Council     Cessnock City Council   PO Box 152

Submissions are NOT kept confidential.  Council releases submissions when a request is made in accordance with privacy laws and the relevant provisions under the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.  When a submission is released by law, Council routinely withholds contact numbers, email addresses and signatures. Should you wish for all personal details or any information that may identify you to be withheld from the public, please advise Council of this in your submission.

Any enquiries should be directed to Council’s Strategic Planning unit on 02 4993 4127.