The development application for repurposing 2 Biripi Way Taree into Council’s centralised office is now on public exhibition.
Community members are invited to review the plans and application documents (including statement of environmental effects, economic impact assessment and traffic impact assessment) and make a submission before 4.30pm on Friday 6 December.
Property description : Lot 1 DP 1185504
Property address : 2 Biripi Way, Taree South NSW 2430
Proposed development : Change of use and fit-out - Public Administration building
Applicant : MidCoast Council c/- KDC Pty Ltd
Documentation : can be viewed by clicking on the document links to the right of this page or at our Taree Office during business hours.
Determination of this Development Application : At the end of the exhibition period, a determination on the application will be made by the Hunter and Central Coast Regional Planning Panel, an independent body (not MidCoast Council). The panel will take into account an assessment report prepared by an external planning consultant engaged by Council, public submissions made during exhibition and relevant planning legislation and policies. Find out more about Regional Planning Panels below.
Make a submission
Submissions must be made in accordance with our guidelines and to meet legislative requirements. To help you make your submission effective, we have prepared a guide to making an effective submission(PDF, 269KB) .
Please use the form below to make your submission. The form should be downloaded and emailed to email@example.com.
If you prefer, you can print the form and post a hard copy to: The General Manger, MidCoast Council, 2 Pulteney Street, Taree, NSW 2430.
Submissions should include reasons for your support or objection to the application. Reasons should be based on planning and development issues relevant to the application, such as impacts on the environment, traffic movements, or local businesses.
What is a Regional Planning Panel?
A Regional Planning Panel is an independent body that determines a range of development applications and modification applications. The panel is not subject to the direction of the Minister of Planning and Public Spaces.
Councils determine, in accordance with the State Environmental Planning Policy (State and Regional Development) 2011 if an application needs to be determined by a Regional Planning Panel.
In particular a Regional Planning Panel determines applications over the value of $5 million where a council is the applicant.
Regional Planning Panels comprise of independent appointed members and Councillor representatives.
Information on who sits on the Hunter & Central Coast Regional Planning Panel for MidCoast Council are listed on the website
More information on the panel can be found here:
In making a determination, the planning panels will have regard to the Council staff assessment report, public submissions made during exhibition, relevant planning legislation and policies, and the views heard from the community at the public meeting.