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.


  • Public Exhibiton: Draft Code of Meeting Practice and Draft Payment of Councillor Facilities and Expenses Policy

    almost 4 years ago
    CLOSED: This map consultation has concluded

    This Consultation has concluded.

    Public comment is invited on the draft Draft Code of Meeting Practice and Draft Payment of Councillor Facilities and Expenses Policy.

    To view the draft documents please go to the document library located to the right hand side of this page.

    The Code and Policy will be exhibited for 28 days from the 15 October to 12 November, with comments accepted for 42 days up to 24 November 2012.

    Click here to have your say.

    This Consultation has concluded.

    Public comment is invited on the draft Draft Code of Meeting Practice and Draft Payment of Councillor Facilities and Expenses Policy.

    To view the draft documents please go to the document library located to the right hand side of this page.

    The Code and Policy will be exhibited for 28 days from the 15 October to 12 November, with comments accepted for 42 days up to 24 November 2012.

    Click here to have your say.
  • Draft Amended Local Approvals Policy

    over 5 years ago

    This consultation has concluded.

    The draft amended Local Approvals Policy incorporates amendments exempting the installation of a caravan, manufactured home or other moveable dwelling on land for use as a temporary dwelling to replace a dwelling destroyed by bushfire, or a declared State of Emergency under the State Emergency and Rescue Management Act 1989, or a declared natural disaster under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) between the State and Federal Government, from the need to obtain approval under Section 68 of the Local Government Act. 

    Click here for more.

    This consultation has concluded.

    The draft amended Local Approvals Policy incorporates amendments exempting the installation of a caravan, manufactured home or other moveable dwelling on land for use as a temporary dwelling to replace a dwelling destroyed by bushfire, or a declared State of Emergency under the State Emergency and Rescue Management Act 1989, or a declared natural disaster under the Natural Disaster Relief and Recovery Arrangements (NDRRA) between the State and Federal Government, from the need to obtain approval under Section 68 of the Local Government Act. 

    Click here for more.

  • Blue Mountains Theatre & Community Hub

    over 6 years ago
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    The construction of the Blue Mountains Theatre & Community Hub (formerly Springwood Civic Centre) is progressing well. This exciting development is now at the stage where stage where precast concrete panels have been installed and external cladding has been completed, with internal painting underway.

    The entire car park is currently closed with no access from Macquarie Road or David Road. Site signage is in place. Alternative car parking is available in the public car parks in Greenway Lane, Springwood Avenue and Macquarie Road. Limited Accessible car parking will remain in place in David Road for drivers with a Disability Parking Permit.

    A major project of Blue Mountains City Council,  Springwood Community and Cultural Facilities Upgrade, will deliver modern community and cultural facilities to the Blue Mountains region.

    Council approved minor design alterations that will achieve the necessary project savings while maintaining a fit for purpose facility. The agreed changes will not have any significant impact on the functionality or performance of the project.

    The Springwood Civic Centre upgrade is currently running on track and is scheduled for completion by early 2015, subject to any prolonged adverse weather conditions.

    Click here for more. 

    The construction of the Blue Mountains Theatre & Community Hub (formerly Springwood Civic Centre) is progressing well. This exciting development is now at the stage where stage where precast concrete panels have been installed and external cladding has been completed, with internal painting underway.

    The entire car park is currently closed with no access from Macquarie Road or David Road. Site signage is in place. Alternative car parking is available in the public car parks in Greenway Lane, Springwood Avenue and Macquarie Road. Limited Accessible car parking will remain in place in David Road for drivers with a Disability Parking Permit.

    A major project of Blue Mountains City Council,  Springwood Community and Cultural Facilities Upgrade, will deliver modern community and cultural facilities to the Blue Mountains region.

    Council approved minor design alterations that will achieve the necessary project savings while maintaining a fit for purpose facility. The agreed changes will not have any significant impact on the functionality or performance of the project.

    The Springwood Civic Centre upgrade is currently running on track and is scheduled for completion by early 2015, subject to any prolonged adverse weather conditions.

    Click here for more. 

  • Resourcing Our Future

    over 5 years ago
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    The Council is committed to building a successful future for the Blue Mountains. To achieve this we have developed Six Strategies for Financial Sustainability that we are actively implementing to improve financial sustainability of the City. A key component of these strategies is engaging the community on how best we can achieve affordable and acceptable levels of service - given our financial challenges. Three alternative OPTIONS for Resourcing Our Future have been developed for you to review and have your say on here.



    The Council is committed to building a successful future for the Blue Mountains. To achieve this we have developed Six Strategies for Financial Sustainability that we are actively implementing to improve financial sustainability of the City. A key component of these strategies is engaging the community on how best we can achieve affordable and acceptable levels of service - given our financial challenges. Three alternative OPTIONS for Resourcing Our Future have been developed for you to review and have your say on here.



  • Connected Communities Survey

    over 5 years ago
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    This research is intended to identify community connections in the Blue Mountains. All information is unidentifiable and is treated in strict confidence. We would like to hear from all Blue Mountains residents.
    • Are you connected to your community?
    • Do you assist someone in your street or neighbourhood with household tasks and/or daily activities?
    • Do you need assistance with household tasks and/or daily activities?
    Your contribution to this research is very much appreciated. It is important to receive your feedback so that we can be more informed about community connection and support needs. Click here to take the SURVEY...



    This research is intended to identify community connections in the Blue Mountains. All information is unidentifiable and is treated in strict confidence. We would like to hear from all Blue Mountains residents.
    • Are you connected to your community?
    • Do you assist someone in your street or neighbourhood with household tasks and/or daily activities?
    • Do you need assistance with household tasks and/or daily activities?
    Your contribution to this research is very much appreciated. It is important to receive your feedback so that we can be more informed about community connection and support needs. Click here to take the SURVEY...



  • Customer Service Feedback Survey

    over 5 years ago
    What you think

    Blue Mountains City Council has launched an online Customer Feedback Survey which will give residents and ratepayers an opportunity for real time feedback on their customer service experience with the Council.  

    The Customer Feedback Survey aims to give Council valuable information on how well our customer services are performing overall so we know what is working well and what areas may need improving.

    Click here to take the survey...

    Blue Mountains City Council has launched an online Customer Feedback Survey which will give residents and ratepayers an opportunity for real time feedback on their customer service experience with the Council.  

    The Customer Feedback Survey aims to give Council valuable information on how well our customer services are performing overall so we know what is working well and what areas may need improving.

    Click here to take the survey...

  • Draft Community Conservation Program Plan

    over 5 years ago
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    Council has completed its review of the Community Conservation Program (CCP) which includes Bushcare, Landcare, Community Water Monitoring (Streamwatch), Trackcare and Bush Backyards  programs. The Swampcare program is considered as part of Bushcare / Landcare program.

    The outcome of this review has been incorporated into a draft CCP Plan to guide the ongoing delivery of these important Council / community partnerships in the future.

    The Draft CCP Plan is on public exhibition from Friday 11 July to Monday 8 September 2014 . You are encouraged to view the draft CCP Plan here.

    Follow this link to have your say!

    Council has completed its review of the Community Conservation Program (CCP) which includes Bushcare, Landcare, Community Water Monitoring (Streamwatch), Trackcare and Bush Backyards  programs. The Swampcare program is considered as part of Bushcare / Landcare program.

    The outcome of this review has been incorporated into a draft CCP Plan to guide the ongoing delivery of these important Council / community partnerships in the future.

    The Draft CCP Plan is on public exhibition from Friday 11 July to Monday 8 September 2014 . You are encouraged to view the draft CCP Plan here.

    Follow this link to have your say!
  • Weigh in on Waste

    about 7 years ago
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    The Draft Waste Strategy is now on public exhibition and your feedback is invited.

    It's time to weigh in on waste.

    Waste affects you, your environment and costs you money. At the rate we're going our local landfill may be full in less than 20 years.  Where will our waste go after that?

    Your opinion matters. Council invites you to click here and have your say.

    Weigh in on waste today and have your say!

    The Draft Waste Strategy is now on public exhibition and your feedback is invited.

    It's time to weigh in on waste.

    Waste affects you, your environment and costs you money. At the rate we're going our local landfill may be full in less than 20 years.  Where will our waste go after that?

    Your opinion matters. Council invites you to click here and have your say.

    Weigh in on waste today and have your say!

  • Youth Council Have Your Say is Launched!

    almost 6 years ago
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    The Youth Council has a new look and a new place for young people to have their say.

    The role of the Blue Mountains Youth Council is to represent young people, communicate and liaise with the community and Council, and organise projects and events in order to improve the status of all you people and to provide greater opportunities.

    The Youth Council’s Have Your Say website is going to be launched during National Youth Week with the 2014 theme ‘Our Voice. Our Impact’.

    Click here to have your say!




    The Youth Council has a new look and a new place for young people to have their say.

    The role of the Blue Mountains Youth Council is to represent young people, communicate and liaise with the community and Council, and organise projects and events in order to improve the status of all you people and to provide greater opportunities.

    The Youth Council’s Have Your Say website is going to be launched during National Youth Week with the 2014 theme ‘Our Voice. Our Impact’.

    Click here to have your say!




  • Draft: Companion Animal Plan 2014-2017

    almost 4 years ago
    CLOSED: This map consultation has concluded
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    This consultation has now concluded. Your comments and submissions are much appreciated.

    Public comment and formal submissions are invited on the draft Companion Animals Management Plan 2014-2017.

    The Companion Animals Act 1998 makes local government responsible for many issues regarding companion dogs and cats. 

    There is a need for the Council to determine an appropriate balance between regulatory and non-regulatory techniques to influence companion animal related activities. The draft Plan outlines the Council's strategic approach to these issues over the next 3 years.

    If you wish to submit a formal submission online you can click here.

    This consultation has now concluded. Your comments and submissions are much appreciated.

    Public comment and formal submissions are invited on the draft Companion Animals Management Plan 2014-2017.

    The Companion Animals Act 1998 makes local government responsible for many issues regarding companion dogs and cats. 

    There is a need for the Council to determine an appropriate balance between regulatory and non-regulatory techniques to influence companion animal related activities. The draft Plan outlines the Council's strategic approach to these issues over the next 3 years.

    If you wish to submit a formal submission online you can click here.