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  • Draft Housekeeping Amendments to the Hornsby Development Control Plan 2013

    Submissions Close: 15/11/2021

    The draft housekeeping HDCP amendments involve administrative changes to correct references and improve interpretation. The HDCP amendments do not involve changes to planning controls.

  • Appletree Park Renewal (Kanangra Crescent Reserve)

    Submissions Close: 29/10/2021

    Residents are advised that renewal of Appletree Park is about to commence. The project includes the renewal of the playground area with new play equipment, park furniture, lighting and a drinking fountain. A tree replacement program will be undertaken in conjunction with the playground works as many of the mature Pinus radiata trees in Appletree Park are getting old and reaching the end of their life. 75 existing pines trees are to be removed. These will be replaced with over 100 new trees including a mix of native and ornamental species.

  • Public Consultation – The Promenade and The Crescent, Cheltenham – Proposed Pedestrian Facilities

    Submissions Close: 21/10/2021

    Council is writing to you regarding a proposal to install pedestrian facilities in The Promenade and The Crescent, Cheltenham. Council wants to get the balance right and would like your feedback.

  • Community Strategic Plan Review 2021

    Submissions Close: 15/10/2021

    Your vision | Your future 2028: Hornsby Shire Community Strategic Plan was adopted by Council in June 2018. Council is now reviewing the Plan and will engage with the community and other key stakeholders to find out what kind of Shire we want Hornsby to be by 2032.

  • Exhibition of Draft Byles Creek Planning Study

    Submissions Close: 01/11/2021

    Council is inviting your feedback on the draft Byles Creek Planning Study which identifies opportunities for changes to planning controls to minimise the impact of development on the Byles Creek corridor area.

  • Public Consultation - Waitara Industrial and Commercial Area, Waitara and Hornsby - Proposed Changes to Parking Restrictions

    Submissions Close: 31/10/2021

    Council is writing to you regarding a proposal to change some of the parking restrictions in the Waitara Industrial and Commercial Area, in Waitara and Hornsby. Council wants to get the balance right and would like your feedback.

  • Streets as Shared Spaces: Reclaim Hunter Lane

    Submissions Close: 20/04/2022

    The Streets as Shared Spaces Program is a grants funding program to support councils to test and pilot new and innovative ideas for streets as safe, shared public spaces.

Community Forum Meetings are a valuable opportunity for local residents to raise issues and gain feedback from their local Councillors.

The Meetings are also valuable to Council because direct and personalised information on current and topical matters can be conveyed to attending residents face to face, with sufficient explanation so complex issues are thoroughly explained.

2019 Community Forums

WardVenueDateTimeRegister

A Ward

Galston Club

Thursday 11 April

6.30-8.30pm

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C Ward

Cherrybrook Community Centre
Redgum Hall

Saturday 15 June

1.30-3.30pm

View Report

B Ward

Magpies, Waitara

Tuesday 13 August

6.30-8.30pm

View Report

C Ward

Beecroft Bowling Club

Tuesday 22 October

6.30pm-8.30pm

View Report

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2018 Community Forums

WardVenueDateTimeReport

A Ward

Berowra RSL

Thursday 31st May

6.30-8.30pm

View Report

B Ward

Pennant Hills Bowling Club

Thursday 23rd August

6.30-8.30pm

View Report

C Ward

Cherrybrook Technology High School

Tuesday 16th October

6.30-8.30pm

View Report

Community Engagement Policy

Council’s Community Engagement Policy outlines Council’s commitment to building open, transparent and active relationships with the community.

The draft Policy was exhibited from 16 April to 28 May 2021. Based on feedback from the community an amendment was made to the document.

The final Policy was adopted by Council at its 14 July 2021 General Meeting.

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Community Engagement Plan

The Community Engagement Plan supports the Policy and provides a guide for staff and consultants in the deliverance of best-practice community and stakeholder engagement with high-quality outcomes.

The draft Plan was exhibited from 16 April to 28 May 2021. Based on feedback from the community a number of amendments were made to the document.

The final Plan was adopted by Council at its 14 July 2021 General Meeting.

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Notice of City of Parramatta Council amendment to Hornsby Development Control Plan 2013 and Hornsby Local Environmental Plan 2013

City of Parramatta Council have finalised amendments to the Hornsby Local Environmental Plan 2013 (HLEP) and the Hornsby Development Control Plan 2013 (HDCP) to implement changes to controls relating to properties in East Epping and Rosebank Avenue, Epping.

The HLEP and HDCP apply to land south of the M2 formerly part of Hornsby LGA, until such time a new LEP and DCP applicable to the revised LGA boundary is implemented by City of Parramatta Council.

Amendments to the HLEP maps were finalised by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment on 28 July 2021. The amended HDCP is in effect from 6 August 2021.

View the Summary of amendments

The amended HLEP and HDCP are available to view under Policies and Guidelines.

Further information about the amendments are available on City of Parramatta Council’s website and the NSW Planning Portal.