Documents on exhibition

Council prepares documents to plan for the future direction of our shire and to assist with our service delivery. Community consultation is a key element in preparing these documents.

You are welcome to view any document listed below and provide feedback. 

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Policy – Companion Animals Management Plan (Review)
Concept Plan, Proposed off-leash dog exercise area at Killarney Park, Wollongbar
Enquiries:  Rachael Jenner, Coordinator Public and Environmental Health

Submissions close:  Wednesday 11 August 2021.

Council Policies / Documents on Exhibition

Council resolved at the 22 July 2021 meeting to exhibit the following policies and documents for public comment.

Biodiversity Compensatory Habitat and Offsets Policy (New)
A new policy is proposed to establish a transparent and consistent framework for when offsets can be used in relation to mitigation of biodiversity impacts and how they are to be applied in Ballina Shire. 
Enquiries: Jack Hastings, Environmental Scientist, Ph 1300 864 444.

Water and Wastewater Connections Policy (New) (formerly titled Water Metering Policy)

The purpose of this policy is to detail water and wastewater connection eligibility, define the connection requirements for new developments, provide information on connection and access costs and clarify ownership and maintenance responsibilities of water and wastewater connections within the Ballina Shire Council (Council) local government area.
Enquiries: Belinda Fayle, Strategic Engineer, Ph 1300 864 444.

Pat Morton Precinct – Car Park and Shared Path Concept Design
A draft car park and shared path concept design (the concept design) planning document has been prepared to guide the future direction of the Pat Morton car park precinct and adjacent lookout area.
Enquiries: Alistair Weallans, Project Engineer, Roads, Engineering Works, Ph 1300 864 444.

Submissions close: Wednesday 1 September 2021.



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