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Draft Character Statements feedback

The Upper Lachlan Shire Council consulted with the communities of Taralga, Laggan, Crookwell Gunning and Collector about their views of the local character and aspirations for the future, collecting this information as Character Statements. Character Statements are one of the tools that will lead to amendments to the planning regulations in the Upper

November 17, 2021

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Council seeking feedback regarding Flood Warning System

Upper Lachlan Shire Council has engaged the NSW Government’s Manly Hydraulics Laboratory (MHL) to develop and implement a cost-effective fit for purpose flood warning system for the towns and villages of Collector, Crookwell, Gunning and Taralga. These systems have been designed to effectively predict and communicate flood risk to the communities, as well

November 17, 2021

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Council seeking feedback on Sport and Recreation priorities

Upper Lachlan Shire Council is looking strategically at our sport and recreation infrastructure needs across all shire towns and villages into the future. To help us, please tell us what your club or group’s infrastructure priority needs are… those needs you have right now and those you anticipate looking ahead. The results will help inform

October 29, 2021

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Land use tables – what are they and why change them?

Upper Lachlan is a special place with limitless opportunity. It has magnificent landscapes, stunning visual beauty and unique character across its 12 villages. However, highly restrictive planning prohibitions constrain the sustainability of the LGA. To address this, Council has proposed to amend its Land Use Table as a solution to this issue. Council has

October 26, 2021

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Plans to develop Creative Precinct in Gunning

In partnership with the Gunning Focus Group, Picture House Gallery and the wider creative Gunning Community, Council will be seeking funds from the NSW Government’s Creative Capital grant to develop a ‘Creative Precinct’ in Gunning. The aim of the precinct is to improve our local cultural venues, increase access and participation by the

October 15, 2021

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Feedback sought for Gunning Showground Amenities Block proposal

Upper Lachlan Shire Council is seeking feedback on Concept Plans for the proposed new Amenities block at Gunning Showground, 80 Lerida Street Gunning. Council has received concept drawings (below) for the proposed new amenities block and these plans have been developed for further community discussion and feedback. The new amenities will replace the

October 15, 2021

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PUBLIC EXHIBITION: Planning Proposal – Land Use Table

Council will be exhibiting a Planning Proposal for Land Use Tables for a period of 28 days from 11 October 2021 to 7 November 2021. On 20 August 2020, Council resolved to proceed with a planning proposal to amend the Upper Lachlan Local Environmental Plan 2010 by changing the land use table to improve the …

October 11, 2021

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New Vegetation Management Policy proposed

Upper Lachlan Shire Council is proposing a new Vegetation Management Policy to replace the previous Tree Preservation Order. Director of Environment and Planning, Alex Waldron, said that the new policy would bring the Shire more closely in line with what other Councils are doing to meet the State Environmental Planning Policy (SEPP). “Previously,

September 17, 2021

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PUBLIC NOTICE: Variation to Voluntary Planning Agreement – Rye Park Wind Farm

September 14, 2021

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Community interest evident for Gunning Community Hub

Around 40 Gunning residents attended a Community Meeting on Friday night to discuss a proposal for a combined Community Hub that would bring together the Gunning & Community Health Centre, Gunning Library and Gunning Council offices. At the meeting the proposal was put to locate the proposed Hub at the current site of the Gunning …

June 21, 2021

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