Options Paper- Strategic Tourism & Recreational Planning Study

This consultation has concluded.

Community Consultation on the Options Paper - Strategic Tourism and Recreational Planning Study closed Wednesday 16 September 2015. Submissions received are being assessed and a Council Report on the outcomes of the consultation process will be prepared.

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Blue Mountains City Council commissioned the Strategic Tourism and Recreational Planning Study (also known as the Stafford Report) in the lead up to the preparation of the Draft Local Environmental Plan (DLEP 2013) and formed part of the background documentation for DLEP during public exhibition in 2013. While a number of the Report’s recommendations were incorporated into DLEP 2013, it was resolved that recommendations relating to specific sites would be reviewed at a later date.

To review the documentation go to the document library on the right hand side of this page.

Click here to make your submission.

Submissions close Wednesday 16 September 2015.

Community Consultation on the Options Paper - Strategic Tourism and Recreational Planning Study closed Wednesday 16 September 2015. Submissions received are being assessed and a Council Report on the outcomes of the consultation process will be prepared.

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Blue Mountains City Council commissioned the Strategic Tourism and Recreational Planning Study (also known as the Stafford Report) in the lead up to the preparation of the Draft Local Environmental Plan (DLEP 2013) and formed part of the background documentation for DLEP during public exhibition in 2013. While a number of the Report’s recommendations were incorporated into DLEP 2013, it was resolved that recommendations relating to specific sites would be reviewed at a later date.

To review the documentation go to the document library on the right hand side of this page.

Click here to make your submission.

Submissions close Wednesday 16 September 2015.
This consultation has concluded.
  • Specific Sites discussed in Options Paper

    over 4 years ago

    A review of the 15 sites discussed in the Stafford Report has been conducted and Council has now finalised an Options Paper considering the development possibilities for each of the sites as suggested by the Stafford Report. The Options Paper also considers the introduction of a new SP3-Tourist zone (Special Purpose Tourist zone) for a select number of these sites. Only those sites marked with (SP3) are being considered for rezoning to SP3-Tourist zone.

    • Blackheath Caravan Park (SP3)
    • The Rhododendron Garden, Blackheath
    • Vacant Land on Hat Hill Road, 274–318 Hat Hill Road, Blackheath (SP3)
    • Megalong Valley Hydro Majestic Hotel (SP3)
    • ...

    A review of the 15 sites discussed in the Stafford Report has been conducted and Council has now finalised an Options Paper considering the development possibilities for each of the sites as suggested by the Stafford Report. The Options Paper also considers the introduction of a new SP3-Tourist zone (Special Purpose Tourist zone) for a select number of these sites. Only those sites marked with (SP3) are being considered for rezoning to SP3-Tourist zone.

    • Blackheath Caravan Park (SP3)
    • The Rhododendron Garden, Blackheath
    • Vacant Land on Hat Hill Road, 274–318 Hat Hill Road, Blackheath (SP3)
    • Megalong Valley Hydro Majestic Hotel (SP3)
    • Katoomba Airfield, Medlow Bath
    • ‘Radiata Plateau’, 28 Pulpit Hill Road, Katoomba
    • Echo Point including: Echo Point Lookout; Echo Point Motor Inn, and Scenic World (SP3);
    • Leura Golf Course (and Fairmont Resort (SP3)
    • Breakfast Point and environs,Wentworth Falls
    • Wentworth Falls Lake
    • Queen Victoria Hospital, Wentworth Falls (SP3)
    • Former Lawson Golf Course
    • South Lawson Park
    • Lapstone Hill Reserve, Glenbrook
    • ‘Khandala’ 19 Birdwood Avenue, Katoomba