Draft Planning Agreement for Partial Funding of Intersection Upgrade

Submissions closing on 29 November 2019, 04:30 PM

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We are seeking your feedback regarding a proposed Planning Agreement between Council and the main landowners of the proposed Kolodong residential estate.

The draft Planning Agreement aims to provide a funding mechanism to partially re-fund Council for an intersection upgrade at Kolodong and Wingham Roads, should Council be able to undertake this work prior to the Kolodong residential estate development proceeding.

The agreement would allow Council to recoup 55% of the intersection upgrade costs up to a maximum of $990,000 (subject to indexation).

The agreement does not specify the type of intersection upgrade required. If Council does proceed to upgrade this intersection, separate community consultation regarding the design will be undertaken prior to works commencing.

Specifically, the agreement is between Council and the landowners of Lot 54 DP 1042462, known as 353 – 377 Kolodong Road, Taree NSW 2430 and Lot 61 DP 1252146, known as 327 Kolodong Road, Taree NSW 2430.

The proposed Planning Agreement can be viewed:

  • By downloading the attachment on this page
  • At MidCoast Council offices at Taree (2 Pulteney Street, Taree) or Forster (4 Breese Parade, Forster); and
  • At Taree and Wingham Council Libraries.

You can also contact Andrew FitzGibbon, Strategic Planner, on 02 7955 7321 if you require any additional information.

Written submissions are sought by 4.30pm, 29 November 2019.

Submissions can also be emailed to council@midcoast.nsw.gov.au or posted to MidCoast Council at PO Box 482, Taree NSW 2430. Please quote reference number S1436/01/02 and include your contact details if you would like to be kept informed on the progress of this application.

Public Access: Submissions are considered to be "open access information" in relation to the Government Information (Public Access) Act. Should you choose to make a submission it will be reproduced in full in a Council business paper and will then be available for inspection at Council's offices and on our website. For these reasons persons making a submission are advised to refrain from including personal and health information about themselves or other people, defamatory statements or abusive language within submissions.

The Planning Agreement documents are provided on the top right of this page. For background information about the original rezoning application which was endorsed by Councillors at the 23 October Council meeting, click here.

We welcome your feedback during the exhibition period.

Please ensure you provide feedback before 4.30pm on 29 November 2019.

Submissions can be made by using the Submission(PDF, 1MB) form.