Community invited to engage with vision for Wollondilly’s future
Posted on: 02.10.2019
Wollondilly’s land use planning vision and priorities for the next 20 years have been gathered into Wollondilly 2040, Council’s draft Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS), which is now on public exhibition.
Earlier this year Council asked Wollondilly residents what they loved about their neighbourhood and this input assisted in the development of the strategic document.
Mayor Matthew Deeth said, “Unprecedented changes to the region will present our Council with both challenges and opportunities.”
“Wollondilly 2040 outlines how we will manage the opportunities, while preserving the features that make our area unique and special.”
“We want to hear from our residents on whether we have got it right and to make sure the document reflects what is important to our community,” he said.
The NSW Government requires that every Council in NSW prepare an LSPS to provide direction for how future growth and change will be managed.
Wollondilly 2040 will be an important overarching plan for Wollondilly and will inform the way the area evolves, helping to align local planning strategies and determining the steps that need to be taken in order to achieve the vision.
The aim is for Wollondilly to be an exemplar for a sustainable future whilst retaining its semi-rural lifestyle. The Shire’s built environment will respect and enhance its natural environment, showcasing the area’s unique values.
Wollondilly’s local economy will leverage the opportunities of the Western Parkland City and Western Sydney Aerotropolis, with greater investment in industry, tourism, agriculture and creative arts.
Wollondilly will continue to embrace the values of its natural setting, offering a unique lifestyle within a landscape that people can celebrate, visit and explore.
Feedback can be provided by heading to Council’s Your Say page under “Share Your Thoughts” where you can provide a written submission and/or complete a questionnaire https://www.yoursay.wollondilly.nsw.gov.au/love-your-neighbourhood
Written submissions can also be sent by email to email@example.com or mailed to:
Chief Executive Officer
PO Box 21
Picton NSW 2571
Written submissions must be received by 5:00pm, Friday 1 November, 2019, quoting reference CM 10491-1.
The outcomes of the consultation along with any changes to the document will be reported to Council for adoption.