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UDIA NSW Submission to Lake Macquarie Facilitating Infill Housing Amendments

UDIA is generally supportive of the Proposed Amendments. We recommend minor changes to strengthen the package to better achieve Council’s infill development targets, including further expansion of R3 zoning in centres with high liveability; allowing Torrens title, small-lot properties and considering a more flexible approach to car parking.

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UDIA NSW Submission to South West Growth Area Structure Plan

The South West Growth Area has experienced significant change from when the Structure Plan was originally prepared in the mid 2000’s. This has largely occurred due to a substantial investment in transport infrastructure by the Commonwealth and State Governments surrounding the Western Sydney Airport and includes upgrades to Camden Valley Way, Bringelly Road, and The […]

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UDIA NSW Submission to Directions for Camellia-Rosehill Place Strategy

UDIA encourages the Greater Sydney Commission (GSC), Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE), City of Parramatta Council and Cumberland City Council to be bold in their aspirations for the area and develop a place strategy worthy of the opportunity. One that recognises the strategic importance of the area in servicing the long term future […]

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UDIA NSW Submission to Draft Lower Hunter Water Security Plan

UDIA supports the draft Plan in general. UDIA calls on Hunter Water to provide more transparency on how the Plan will be funded, and to continue its close engagement with the development sector as it considers initiatives to align water planning with land use planning including the potential for recycled water in new housing estates. 

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UDIA NSW Submission to Newcastle Draft Development Contributions Plans

UDIA does not oppose the introduction of a s7.11 plan for Newcastle CBD, although we are always concerned by any increase in the rate of development contributions and the impact on housing affordability. We do have concerns, particularly with the works schedule and the application of the new plans to Section 4.55 modifications.

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UDIA NSW Submission to Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2021

Whilst the review is long overdue, UDIA considers that the scope of proposed changes is rather minimalist and provides limited opportunity to address some of the fundamental regulatory constraints embedded in the NSW planning system. Under our 2019 Make Planning Work policy, we requested that the NSW planning system should have a predictable process and […]

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