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57/2017/4: Draft Cessnock Planning Agreement Policy

At the Meeting of Cessnock City Council on 21 June 2017 Council resolved to place the Draft Cessnock Planning Agreement Policy on Public Exhibition.

The Draft Cessnock Planning Agreement Policy ensures there is a clear framework and sound governance for negotiation and management of Planning Agreements by Council.  The Draft Policy benefits both the community and developers by clearly articulating what objectives, principles and process will be used in the development of an agreement.  A copy of the Draft Policy and associated background report are detailed below:

Draft Planning Agreement Policy; and

Review of Planning Agreement Policies and Procedures - Background Report.

The Draft Cessnock Planning Agreement Policy will be on exhibition from 28 June to 31 July 2017 at the following locations:

  • Cessnock City Council’s Administration Building; and
  • Cessnock and Kurri Kurri Library


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.

Written submissions quoting ‘57/2017/4: Draft Cessnock Planning Agreement Policy’ should be received by no later than 5.00pm on 31 July 2017. Submissions should be addressed to The General Manager and can be submitted via:

    Email    Post
   The General Manager    The General Manager
   Cessnock City Council    Cessnock City Council    PO Box 152    
     CESSNOCK NSW 2325

If you have any enquiries please contact Mrs Wonona Fuzzard Council’s Principal Strategic Land Use Planner on 4993 4287.