On 10 November 2020 the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment issued a Gateway determination enabling Council to place the 'Planning Proposal 18/2019/1/1 – Reclassification and Rezoning of Council Land' on exhibition for a period of 28 days. This is consistent with Council’s resolution to proceed with this Proposal at its Ordinary Meeting held 15 July 2020.
The objective of the Planning Proposal is to reclassify and/or rezone several properties at Cessnock, East Branxton, Greta, Kurri Kurri, Pelaw Main, and Weston as described in the Planning Proposal.
The Planning Proposal is on public exhibition for a period of 28 days from 26 April to 24 May 2021 and can be viewed at the following locations:
- Council’s Administration Building (Customer Services)
- Council Public Libraries (Cessnock and Kurri Kurri)
- Council’s website here
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.
Submissions are due by 5pm, 10 May 2021 and should reference '18/2019/1/1 – Reclassification and Rezoning of Council Land'. Submissions should be addressed to the General Manager and can be submitted via:
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 section on 02 4993 4100.