This planning proposal does not
grant development consent for a child care facility. The proposal, if
progressed, will allow for a development application for a Centre-based Child
Care Facility to be lodged in the future.
When is the Wollongong Local Planning Panel going to consider this planning proposal?
There is currently not a date set
for the proposal to be considered by the Wollongong Local Planning Panel.
If you would like to receive updates on this matter or submit feedback you can
email Council firstname.lastname@example.org
or call the Land Use Planning team on (02) 4227 7111.
What will happen after the Local Planning Panel has considered the planning proposal?
The proposal needs to be approved
at a Council meeting, then approved by the NSW Department of Planning and
Environment, called a “gateway determination”. The Department will
then determine whether the planning proposal should progress.
After the gateway determination,
relevant government agencies will be consulted and the proposal will be placed
on public exhibition for further public feedback. After public exhibition
the proposal and any feedback will be reported back to a Council meeting, where
a final decision will be made on the matter.
The Wollongong Local Planning
Panel is a panel of design/environmental professionals and a community member,
who provide independent assessment and recommendations before a proposal is
taken to Councillors. This allows the quality of the proposal to be
confirmed by an independent panel and also allows any member of the
public to voice their objections, support, or raise matters for
Wollongong City Council would like to show their respect and acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Dharawal Country, Elders past and present, and extend that respect to other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.