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  • Brickpit Park, Thornleigh – Proposed playground improvement works

    Submissions Close: 28/01/2022

    Council has prepared a Playground Concept Plan for the playground improvement works at Brickpit Park, Thornleigh and invites your comments on the proposal.

  • Lisgar Gardens Upgrade Plan

    Submissions Close: 24/01/2022

    Council has prepared a concept plan for proposed amenities upgrades at Lisgar Gardens. The plan also incorporates pedestrian upgrades to Lisgar Road and gardens entry upgrades.

  • 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.

Notice of change to planning controls for secondary dwellings in rural areas

The maximum permitted size of secondary dwellings in rural areas has recently increased from 60 square metres to 120 square metres. The requirement for the secondary dwelling to not exceed 33% of the gross floor area of the principal dwelling in rural areas is retained. The new controls are contained within Clause 5.5 of the Hornsby LEP 2013.

The new controls are in accordance with Council’s resolution from its meeting on 14 April 2021.

Find out more information about secondary dwellings.