Draft Local Strategic Planning Statement 2036

Gwydir Shire Council’s draft Local Strategic Planning Statement is on exhibition from Wednesday 25 March 2020 until Tuesday 21 April 2020 and can be viewed here: Draft Strategic Planning Statement 2036

Council welcomes and encourages written or emailed submissions at any time up to close of business Tuesday 21 April 2020. The draft Local Strategic Planning Statement will be considered for adoption at Council’s May meeting on 21 May, 2020.

Submissions can be emailed to mail@gwydir.nsw.gov.au or sent by post to The General Manager, Max Eastcott, Gwydir Shire Council, Locked Bag 5, Bingara NSW 2404.

Max Eastcott
General Manager

Community Participation Plan

Community Participation Plans (CPPs) are a requirement under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and are designed to make participation by the public in planning matters clearer. The Gwydir CPP outlines how and when Council will engage the community during its planning functions. The Gwydir CPP will also clarify what is meant by public exhibition, which can include:

  • Giving notice to individual land owners / occupiers
  • Determining an appropriate exhibition time-frame
  • Advertising the exhibition notice, including how submissions can be made and
  • Making documents publicly available.

The Gwydir CPP is built on the principle that all members of the community have a right, and a responsibility, to contribute to their community’s future. The

Gwydir Shire Council Community~- Version 1 – 28 November 2019