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Submission to the Lake Macquarie City Council Draft Housing Strategy

While UDIA generally supports the Objectives and Actions of the draft Strategy, we appreciate this opportunity to offer our recommendations for improvement and clarification. This submission highlights the key issues that we have identified on behalf of our members which include a range of major developers operating within Lake Macquarie.

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Submission to the draft Western Corridor Contributions Plan

UDIA considers that the review of the Western Corridor Contributions Plan is incomplete. We believe the proposed increase in the contribution rate is significant and not justified by the information provided, and there are questions around nexus to the proposed infrastructure items. These issues leave the Plan susceptible to legal challenge, creating further uncertainty.

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Submission to Wollondilly Shire Council’s Proposed Wollondilly Contributions Plan

UDIA commends Council for progressing contributions planning in the Wilton Growth Area given the impact of clause 270A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 in delaying development in Wilton. We welcome the certainty to industry from the release of the draft WCP.

However, UDIA has a number of concerns regarding the assumptions in the draft WCP, including the population growth, occupancy rates and dwelling take up rates used to derive the proposed charges. We also believe Council has not demonstrated sufficient nexus and apportionment for some of the items identified in the draft schedule of works.

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Submission to Camden Council’s Proposed Dedication of Constrained Lands Policy

UDIA commends Camden Council for providing a clear and transparent policy for the dedication of constrained land, and for your willingness to consider accepting the dedication of this land.  UDIA recommends that Council consider reducing the proposed minimum maintenance funding period in paragraph 7.2 of the Policy from five years to two years.

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Submission to Implementing the Place infrastructure Compact framework

UDIA is pleased to make this submission into the Greater Parramatta and Olympic Peninsula Place-based Infrastructure Compact Pilot (PIC).UDIA remains strongly supportive of the conceptual PIC model, believing it has the clear potential to help support an efficient, transparent, accountable, predictable and equitable infrastructure funding and coordination regime.

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Submission to Ryde Assurance Review – Stage 1

UDIA welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Ryde Assurance Review – Stage 1

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