Blue Mountains Have Your Say

Blue Mountains Have Your Say provides a convenient online forum for the community to find out about Council projects and proposals that are open for public comment and to provide feedback to contribute to Council’s decision making.


Blue Mountains Have Your Say provides a convenient online forum for the community to find out about Council projects and proposals that are open for public comment and to provide feedback to contribute to Council’s decision making.


  • Stanley Bignell Walkway - Wentworth Falls Lake

    almost 5 years ago
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    This consultation has concluded.

    At the Council meeting of 24 March 2015, the Council had resolved to place the proposal, to name the pathway system at Wentworth Falls Lake ‘Stanley Bignell walkway’, on public exhibition, in honour of the former Blue Mountains Resident.

    This proposal will be on exhibition for comment until Friday 29 May 2015.

    To make your submission and to read more click here.


    This consultation has concluded.

    At the Council meeting of 24 March 2015, the Council had resolved to place the proposal, to name the pathway system at Wentworth Falls Lake ‘Stanley Bignell walkway’, on public exhibition, in honour of the former Blue Mountains Resident.

    This proposal will be on exhibition for comment until Friday 29 May 2015.

    To make your submission and to read more click here.


  • Draft Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan: Lapstone, South Glenbrook and South Blaxland

    almost 5 years ago

    This consultation has concluded.

    Blue Mountains Local Government Area (LGA) encompasses an area of 1,432km2 to the west of Sydney and includes large areas which are situated within Blue Mountains National Park. The area of focus for this study encompasses a number of overland flow paths which flow through urbanised areas within Lapstone, South Glenbrook and South Blaxland.

    A flood study was undertaken on behalf of Blue Mountains City Council (“Council”) and completed in 2012 to investigate flooding behaviour in the Glenbrook-Erskine Creek catchment, with a study area of 373km2, located to the south of the Great Western Highway and...

    This consultation has concluded.

    Blue Mountains Local Government Area (LGA) encompasses an area of 1,432km2 to the west of Sydney and includes large areas which are situated within Blue Mountains National Park. The area of focus for this study encompasses a number of overland flow paths which flow through urbanised areas within Lapstone, South Glenbrook and South Blaxland.

    A flood study was undertaken on behalf of Blue Mountains City Council (“Council”) and completed in 2012 to investigate flooding behaviour in the Glenbrook-Erskine Creek catchment, with a study area of 373km2, located to the south of the Great Western Highway and stretching from Lapstone in the east to Bullaburra in the west.

    Given that the study area was of considerable size, analysis of the flooding behaviour was undertaken at a broad scale. The current floodplain risk management study is located in the eastern portion of the Glenbrook-Erskine Creek catchment.


  • Draft Privacy Management Plan

    almost 5 years ago
    Privacy facebook

    This consultation has concluded.

    Council is currently conducting a periodic review of its Privacy Management Plan. The draft Plan will be exhibited for 28 days from the 30 March to 27 April, with comments accepted for 42 days up to 11 May 2015. You can view the draft plan by clicking on the download available on the right hand side of this page.

    We would like to encourage residents to consider the draft and make relevant submissions. The present draft is designed to be a more streamlined reference tool for clear and ready access by both staff and members of the public, and will also be a primary document for staff privacy training. Key legislation underpinning this policy is the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW).

    This consultation has concluded.

    Council is currently conducting a periodic review of its Privacy Management Plan. The draft Plan will be exhibited for 28 days from the 30 March to 27 April, with comments accepted for 42 days up to 11 May 2015. You can view the draft plan by clicking on the download available on the right hand side of this page.

    We would like to encourage residents to consider the draft and make relevant submissions. The present draft is designed to be a more streamlined reference tool for clear and ready access by both staff and members of the public, and will also be a primary document for staff privacy training. Key legislation underpinning this policy is the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998 (NSW).

  • Graffiti Removal Kits

    about 5 years ago
    Graffiti kits

    The free graffiti removal kits are currently on a 12 month trial which will conclude April 2015.

    In order to gauge the success of these graffiti removal kits Council is interested to know how useful and effective the kits have been.

    The results of this survey amongst a number of other factors will help Council decide whether the offer of free graffiti removal kits will continue beyond April 2015.

    The free graffiti removal kits are currently on a 12 month trial which will conclude April 2015.

    In order to gauge the success of these graffiti removal kits Council is interested to know how useful and effective the kits have been.

    The results of this survey amongst a number of other factors will help Council decide whether the offer of free graffiti removal kits will continue beyond April 2015.

  • Draft sponsorship policy for Blue Mountains Cultural Centre and Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub

    over 3 years ago
    CLOSED: This map consultation has concluded
    Draft sponsorship policy

    This consultation has concluded. Thank you for your feedback.

    Open for comment is the Draft sponsorship policy for Blue Mountains Cultural Centre and Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub. To view the draft policy please go to the project page, then to the right hand side of the page to the Document Library.

    How to make a submission: Click on the Submission Form to leave your comments on the Draft Policy.

    Alternatively please email your submission to info@bluemountainsculturalcentre.com.au with subject heading: Attention to Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Director.

    Submissions DUE Tuesday 24 February.


    This consultation has concluded. Thank you for your feedback.

    Open for comment is the Draft sponsorship policy for Blue Mountains Cultural Centre and Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub. To view the draft policy please go to the project page, then to the right hand side of the page to the Document Library.

    How to make a submission: Click on the Submission Form to leave your comments on the Draft Policy.

    Alternatively please email your submission to info@bluemountainsculturalcentre.com.au with subject heading: Attention to Blue Mountains Cultural Centre Director.

    Submissions DUE Tuesday 24 February.


  • Yellow Rock Link Road

    about 5 years ago
    Blue Mountains City Council is seeking to engage with the communities of Yellow Rock and Winmalee on the concept of the provision of a link road from the Yellow Rock area to the Penrith local government area. 

    There has been significant community discussion and comment regarding the accessibility for the community of Yellow Rock and Winmalee during periods of emergency, particularly during extreme bushfire events.

    Click here to have your say on the idea.
    Blue Mountains City Council is seeking to engage with the communities of Yellow Rock and Winmalee on the concept of the provision of a link road from the Yellow Rock area to the Penrith local government area. 

    There has been significant community discussion and comment regarding the accessibility for the community of Yellow Rock and Winmalee during periods of emergency, particularly during extreme bushfire events.

    Click here to have your say on the idea.
  • Draft Policy Approvals Process for Events and Activities at Echo Point Lookout

    about 5 years ago
    The Draft Policy for Approvals Process for Events and Activities at Echo Point Lookout identifies the range of permitted and prohibited events and activities on the Echo Point Lookout Platform in Katoomba, and outlines the process for assessment of applications received.

    The Draft Policy is on public exhibition for a period of 28 days from 19 Novemeber 2014 to 17 December 2014.  

    Submissions providing comment will be received by the Council up to 15 January 2015. Click here to have your say.

    The Draft Policy for Approvals Process for Events and Activities at Echo Point Lookout identifies the range of permitted and prohibited events and activities on the Echo Point Lookout Platform in Katoomba, and outlines the process for assessment of applications received.

    The Draft Policy is on public exhibition for a period of 28 days from 19 Novemeber 2014 to 17 December 2014.  

    Submissions providing comment will be received by the Council up to 15 January 2015. Click here to have your say.

  • Public Exhibition: Draft - Fees and Charges 2014 – 2015 – Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub

    about 5 years ago
    The draft Proposed Fees and Charges for The Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub (2014 – 2015) is now on public exhibition here. The document will be on exhibition until Tuesday 16 December 2014.
     
    The fees and charges will apply to the commercial and not-for-profit hire of the various meeting room spaces and the new Blue Mountains Theatre.
    You are invited to have your say on the proposed fees and charges by placing a formal submission. This can be done by the Submission Form located on this site.

    Submissions will be presented to the Council meeting on...

    The draft Proposed Fees and Charges for The Blue Mountains Theatre and Community Hub (2014 – 2015) is now on public exhibition here. The document will be on exhibition until Tuesday 16 December 2014.
     
    The fees and charges will apply to the commercial and not-for-profit hire of the various meeting room spaces and the new Blue Mountains Theatre.
    You are invited to have your say on the proposed fees and charges by placing a formal submission. This can be done by the Submission Form located on this site.

    Submissions will be presented to the Council meeting on Tuesday 27 January 2015 for consideration before the Fees and Charges are officially adopted.

    Click here to have you say!

  • Draft Development Control Plan 2014 (Draft DCP 2014)

    about 5 years ago

    The Draft DCP is the companion document to Draft Local Environmental Plan 2013 (LEP 2013). It provides guidelines and controls for development in the Blue Mountains. It is on exhibition from 29 October 2014 - 10 December 2014.

    The DCP is organised into two volumes:

    • Volume 1 provides the introduction, sets the context, and contains general provisions for the majority of development.
    • Volume 2 contains controls for specific development types and development within precinct areas.

    Both volumes can be viewed from this page, where you will also find information on how to make a submission, where to view hard copies...

    The Draft DCP is the companion document to Draft Local Environmental Plan 2013 (LEP 2013). It provides guidelines and controls for development in the Blue Mountains. It is on exhibition from 29 October 2014 - 10 December 2014.

    The DCP is organised into two volumes:

    • Volume 1 provides the introduction, sets the context, and contains general provisions for the majority of development.
    • Volume 2 contains controls for specific development types and development within precinct areas.

    Both volumes can be viewed from this page, where you will also find information on how to make a submission, where to view hard copies of the documents and how to make enquiries.

    Click here to Have Your Say on the DCP.
  • Explorer Memorials

    over 5 years ago
    Three busts

    Three (3) Explorer Memorials bronze busts, one each of Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth, created by local sculptor, Terrance Plowright are proposed to be  installed separately within the town centre of their namesake.

    To view details of proposed memorials including where they are proposed to be located please go to the library, which is located on the right hand side of the project page.

    Submission due Tuesday 2 December 2014.    Click here to have your say.

    Three (3) Explorer Memorials bronze busts, one each of Blaxland, Lawson and Wentworth, created by local sculptor, Terrance Plowright are proposed to be  installed separately within the town centre of their namesake.

    To view details of proposed memorials including where they are proposed to be located please go to the library, which is located on the right hand side of the project page.

    Submission due Tuesday 2 December 2014.    Click here to have your say.