The Strategy provides a 20 year vision for housing across the Shire. It considers the housing needs of the Wollondilly Shire local government area and details how and where housing will be provided. Council adopted the Strategy on 16 March 2021 and the Strategy has also been approved by the NSW Government. Additional work to this Strategy is required in response to Council’s decision to adopt.
The Strategy sets out the long term strategic direction for rural land by providing a framework for managing growth, change and development for rural land in Wollondilly up to the year 2040. The Strategy was adopted by Council on 21 September 2021.
The Wollondilly Employment Land Strategy provides a summary of the issues and opportunities associated with employment land within Wollondilly. It establishes a framework to guide the future development of employment lands within Wollondilly. Council adopted the Strategy on 18 May 2021. Additional work to this Strategy is required in response to Council’s decision to adopt.
Employment Land Strategy Addendum 2022
The Employment Land Strategy Addendum 2022 identifies four additional sites, building on the work in the Employment Land Strategy 2021. Council adopted the strategy addendum on 28 March 2023.
The four sites include the Oaks Aerodrome, land in Bargo, land in Pheasants Nest and Moreton Park Road, Douglas Park.
The Strategy considers the role and function of each commercial and retail precinct, and establishes key principles needed for each of Wollondilly’s centres to become vibrant, sustainable and better ‘places’ to support the population. Council adopted the Strategy on 15 June 2021.
The Strategy provides an understanding of the existing urban tree canopy cover in Wollondilly. It establishes the strategic direction to protect, maintain and enhance a healthy and diverse urban tree canopy into the future. Council adopted the Strategy on 16 March 2021.
The Picton Place Plan provides Council and the community with a shared vision for the town that will guide the delivery of future programs, planning, events and infrastructure projects in Picton. It was adopted on July 2021. The Plan and its recommendations are presented in Part B however Part A contains some useful background information.
The Wilton Growth Area Commercial Centres Study was endorsed 22 August 2023 and povides an evidence-based framework to inform Council and support decision-making in relation to centres in the Wilton Growth Area.
Continued coordination with public agencies and proponents of development is critical to ensure that a vibrant, unique living, working and shopping experience within a pedestrian-friendly and attractive urban environment is provided to the Wilton community and the wider Wollondilly community.