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Current public exhibitions

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At its meeting held on 13 February 202, Council resolved to place the Policy Review : Heritage Policy on public Exhibition.

The Policy Review: Heritage Policy will be on exhibition 9am Friday 16 February 2024 to 5pm Friday 15 March 2024 and will be exhibited at the following locations during normal business hours:

  • Council's Administration Building, 116 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace
  • Raymond Terrace Library, 18A Sturgeon Street Raymond Terrace
  • Tomaree Library, 7 Community Close, Salamander Bay
  • Council’s website under “Public Exhibitions”: www.portstephens.nsw.gov.au

Downloads:

Submissions:

Submissions can be emailed to Email: council@portstephens.nsw.gov.au or in writing to the General Manager at Port Stephens Council until 5pm Friday 15 March 2024 quoting file number PSC2013-00406-0067.

Enquiries:

Should you have any questions regarding this matter please contact Courtney Maloney, Strategic Planner on (02) 4988 0456

At its meeting on 14 November 2023, Port Stephens Council resolved to adopt the Coastal Risk Planning Clause Planning Proposal.

The Coastal Risk Planning Clause Planning Proposal will be on exhibition from Wednesday 28 February to 2024 to Thursday 11 April 2024 and will be exhibited at the following locations during normal business hours:

  • Council's Administration Building, 116 Adelaide Street, Raymond Terrace
  • Raymond Terrace Library, 18A Sturgeon Street Raymond Terrace
  • Tomaree Library, 7 Community Close, Salamander Bay
  • Council’s website see downloads below

Downloads:

The Planning Proposal Coastal Risk Planning Map and Dune Transgression Map are available here on the online mapping portal.

The draft Port Stephens Coastal Management Program is available for viewing separately here

Submissions:

Submissions are invited and can be lodged in writing to the General Manager at Port Stephens Council until 5pm Thursday 11 April 2024.

Please quote file number PSC2023-02759 with your submission. Submissions may be made in any format, which is able to be sent via email and is less than 10MB in size. This may include a video file or audio voice recording in addition to more traditional written format.

Enquiries:

Please phone Matthew Borsato, Senior Strategic Planner on (02) 4988 0282.

At its meeting held on 27 February 2024, Council resolved to place the Draft Port Stephens Coastal Management Program on public exhibition.

The Draft Coastal Management Program will be on exhibition from Wednesday, 28 February 2024 to 5pm Thursday 28 March 2024 at:

Documents:

Submissions:

Submissions are invited and can be lodged until 5pm Thursday 28 March 2024:

Please quote file number 79-2023-4-1-0003 with your submission.

Submissions may be made in any format that can be sent via email. Emailed submissions must be less than 10MB in size, which can include a video file or audio voice recording, in addition to a written formats

Enquiries:

Please phone Kate Drinan, Natural Systems Coordinator on (02) 4988 0214.


Public notices

Public Notice of Approval of the Port Stephens Local Infrastructure Plan (Amendment 3)

At its meeting on 12 September 2023 (Minute No. 200), Council endorsed the draft Amended Port Stephens Local Infrastructure Plan (Amendment 3) for public exhibition. The draft was publicly exhibited for 28 days from Thursday 14 September 2023 to Thursday 12 October 2023 in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulations 2021 (NSW) (EP&A Regulation).

At its Ordinary Meeting on 28 November 2023 (Minute No. 277), Council resolved to approve the draft Amended Port Stephens Local Infrastructure Plan (Amendment 3).

The Amendment included minor administrative and policy changes, removal of infrastructure items, the amendment of the amounts required to deliver infrastructure items and the introduction of additional infrastructure items.

The Plan will be in force on the date of this Public Notice (5 December 2023).


Re-establishment of Alcohol Free Zones – Nelson Bay, Raymond Terrace town centre, Lakeside (Raymond Terrace) and Anna Bay

On 13 June 2023, Council resolved to re-establish Alcohol Free Zones at Nelson Bay, Raymond Terrace town centre, Lakeside (Raymond Terrace) and Anna Bay. The Alcohol Free Zones have been re-established for a period of 4 years, from 1st Sept 2024 to 31st August 2027.


Notice of intention to treat infestations of aquatic weeds

Notice is given that Port Stephens Council intends to treat infestations of aquatic weeds on or in drains, depressions and waterways throughout the Council area. Herbicides containing active ingredient 600g/kg Metsulfuron methyl and/or active ingredient 360g/l glyphosate will be used.

Residents in the treatment area should not use, drink or swim in the water during the period of treatment. Small scale reapplications may occur within 30 days of the date of the original treatment.

Any further enquiries may be directed to Council on 02 4988 0255.


New ward boundary change from September 2024

Notice is hereby given that the Ward boundaries between West and Central Wards have changed as a result of a Ward boundary review.

The suburb of Boat Harbour has transferred from Central Ward to East Ward, and the area including part of Harvest Road and Waterview Close, Medowie has been transferred from West Ward to Central Ward.

These changes will take effect at the 2024 local government election to be held in September 2024.

For a digital copy of the map please go to: https://www.portstephens.nsw.gov.au/council/electoral-information/localgovernmentelection

Any further enquiries may be directed to Council on 02 4988 0255.


Have your say on current projects

Get involved and help us make informed decisions by providing quick online feedback on a range of projects at Have Your Say.