Submission to Department of Planning Community Participation Plan
UDIA welcomes the opportunity to comment on the community participation plan, we understand the plan was birthed from the 2013 planning reforms, which included a community participation charter.
We considered the charter to be a key change in the new planning system, as it would be an opportunity for the community to participate in the strategic planning process on an ongoing basis, with a wider range of tools to interest and engage a representative and sizeable portion of the community.
UDIA NSW actively represents the industry’s interests so that urban development can be undertaken positively in NSW. We advocate for access to land for development, encourage the creation of a positive regulatory environment and an equitable system of taxation and charges on consumers, all with the aim of creating amazing urban environments. We believe in supporting our members and the government collaborating to create affordable, sustainable, and liveable communities ...