Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No. 308

Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No. 308

Invitation For Public Submissions – Cooyong Street Urban Renewal Area

 The Standing Committee on Planning, Environment and Territory and Municipal Services invites submissions to its inquiry into Draft Variation to the Territory Plan No. 308: Cooyong Street Urban Renewal Area (Braddon sections 52 and 57 and Reid section 7 – change of zoning).
The recommended variation is accessible via the Environment and Sustainable Development Directorate website:

Written submissions should be lodged by 19 April 2013.

Areas of particular interest to the Committee include, but are not limited to:

1. whether the rezoning is necessary to meet the redevelopment’s objectives;

2. implications for parking and traffic in the area;

3. the height, scale and associated impacts of the proposed redevelopment;

4. the impact on amenity and character of the surrounding area;

5. heritage considerations; and

6. city/residential boundaries.

It would assist the Committee if submitters could comment on whether the main changes made in response to the public consultation process outlined at pages 6 to 8 of the Directorate’s consultation report (available via the website link above) address your concerns.

Submissions should include your full name, postal address and telephone number. Electronic lodgement is preferred.

For further information or to lodge a submission please contact the Committee Secretary on (02) 6205 0435 or by email at: committees@parliament.act.gov.au.

Please note that the advertisement inviting submissions will be in the Public Notices Section of the Canberra Times on Saturday 9 March and in the Early General NewsSection of the Chronicle on Tuesday 12 March.

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