Wilton New Town
Wilton will change significantly over the next 30 years delivering 15,000 new homes that will be supported by 15,000 jobs, new infrastructure, schools, community facilities and open space across 6 precincts. Wilton2040 sets the structure for the area and will be supported by Council though a series of master planning processes. Wilton will be known for its protection and conservation of the natural environment, where local communities and local businesses thrive. Wilton will provide a diverse range of housing types which will cater for all stages of life at a range of price points.
The map pictured is the Structure Plan for the Wilton Growth Area.
The majority of the planning for Wilton has been led by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE), however Wollondilly Shire Council is continuing to work closely with them to ensure a well-planned town.
Council will continue to advocate for the delivery of key services and infrastructure such as electrified rail, bus services, community facility’s and open space.
Bingara Gorge is already under development, with part of South East Wilton and Wilton North precinct rezoned and undergoing further detailed planning. Wilton Town Centre, West Wilton and Maldon will be rezoned in the future, however significant planning work needs to be undertaken before these sites will progress.
All precincts have caps placed on the number of residential lots that can be provided so that development does not exceed the 15,000 lots planned by the State. Maldon will be predominantly an employment precinct providing an opportunity for local job creation.
To help guide the development the DPIE, in consultation with Wollondilly Shire Council, have developed the draft Wilton Development Control Plan (Wilton DCP).
Draft Wilton Town Centre Precinct now on Exhibition
Department of Planning Industry & Environment (DPIE) has placed the draft Wilton Town Centre Rezoning Package on exhibition for feedback until 17 December 2020.
The proposed precinct rezoning will deliver:
- a major retail and commercial centre to provide jobs and services;
- about 1600 new homes with a mix of housing types from detached houses to low-rise apartments;
- land for a new Kindergarten to Year 12 public school,
- a new major public open space including sports fields;
- protection of about 39 hectares of environmentally sensitive land; and
- improved roads and public transport Infrastructure including provision for a central bus terminal
You can find out more information about the precinct including an interactive map via the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment's Webpage.
You can access the documents on exhibition and make a submission via the NSW Planning Portal.
DPIE will be holding an online information session on Thursday 19 November, 5pm to 6pm.
Wilton Health and Wellbeing Strategy
The Wilton Health and Wellbeing Strategy provides an evidence-based framework to inform Council’s future planning and advocacy for positive health and wellbeing outcomes in the Wilton Growth Area for all residents.
Council staff and consultants worked with the Health in Planning Working Group (HiPWG) of the Wollondilly Health Alliance to develop the Strategy, which was endorsed at the Council meeting of 15 September 2020. At its core, this Strategy will serve as an effective framework to achieve Council’s LSPS vision to create a vibrant, healthy and sustainable community in Wilton New Town.
Wilton South East Precinct – Koala Deed of Agreement
Wollondilly Council and Walker Corporation entered into a koala Deed of Agreement, which outlines a number of actions for the development at South East Wilton and the local koala population.
Some of the actions outlined in the agreement include:
- Developing a Koala Plan of Management for the Allens Creek Corridor
- A koala monitoring program
- Fencing around koala habitat areas to keep koalas off Picton Road and out of developed areas
- A koala habitat restoration plan
- Upgrades to culverts to allow safe koala crossings under roads
- Clear signage of all habitat areas
- Information brochures for residents
- Permanent koala warning signs on Picton Road
Read the Koala Deed of Agreement.
Draft Wilton South East Koala Plan of Management and Vegetation Management Plan
The Draft Wilton South East Koala Plan of Management and Vegetation Management Plan prepared by walkers has been supported and sent to the department if planning investment and environment for review and endorsement.
Department of Planning, Industry and Environment on 1300 305 695
Council’s Growth Team on (02) 4677 1100 or email@example.com