A Development Application and Statement of Environmental Effects has been submitted to Gwydir Shire Council as the consent authority for Assessment.

Applicant: Gwydir Shire Council

Proposal: Basalt Quarry

Land: Lot 5 DP 755984, “Usaman” Bonanza Road, North Star

The subject Development Application and Statement of Environmental Effects is on display from 8 March to 29 March 2018 at the following location during their ordinary office hours.

Gwydir Shire Council Chambers Monday to Friday – 9:00am to 12:30pm & 1:30pm to 4.00pm

  • Warialda Office – 54 Hope Street, Warialda
  • Bingara Office – 33 Maitland Street, Bingara

The Development Application can also be viewed at any time by visiting Council Website

Any person may lodge a written submission, during the exhibition period, to the consent authority (Gwydir Shire Council), concerning the subject modification. If the submission is by way of objection, the grounds of the objection must be specified in the submission. Please reference the application in your submission as DA 06/2018 

Written submissions will be received up until 4.00pm 29 March 2018 and addressed to:

The General Manager
Gwydir Shire Council
Locked Bag 5

Any person, who makes a submission by way of objection and is dissatisfied with the determination of the consent authority to grant development consent, may appeal to the Land and Environment Court. If a Commission Inquiry is held, the Ministers determination of the application is final and not subject to appeal.

Council may publish the name, address and the submissions of the person/s or organisation/s from whom a submission is received, unless clear instruction is given that this information is not to be published.

For further information please contact Council’s Planning Officer, Patsy Cox (02) 6724 2021.

(Warialda Office)
Phone: 02 6729 3000
Facsimile: 02 6729 1400 

(Bingara Office)
Phone: 02 6724 2000
Facsimile: 02 6724 1771



Download Development Application Information below:

Download: DevelopmentApplication-UsamanFarms (pdf – 380KB)

Download: DA-Quarry-Usaman (pdf – 90KB)

Download: Statement-of-Environmental-Effects-Continued-Operations-Gravel-Usaman (pdf – 214KB)