Council's Strategic Planning team undertake a range of projects relating to the management of land release, strategic planning, redevelopment of established areas, rezonings and the formulation of Local Environmental Plans, Development Control Plans and Developer Contributions Plans.
The team also monitors population growth and identifies appropriate controls to manage the impacts of development in the Shoalhaven local government area.
The team is also responsible for assisting Council in the preparation and review of strategic land use plans and policies designed to manage development and preserve the character of Shoalhaven.
Further information is available on:
Legislative planning information under the NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 1985
The current Shoalhaven Local Environment Plan and amendments
Draft Shoalhaven Local Environmental Plan 2013
The new Shoalhaven Local Environment Plan that is being prepared
Development Control Plans
The current development control plans
Shoalhaven Contributions Plan
Council’s current and previous Development Contributions Plans assist with the provision of essential community infrastructure. The purpose of these plans are to part or fully fund the cost of providing community infrastructure by way of a levy on new (future) development. Contributions are normally levied at either subdivision or building approval
Structure plans, settlement strategies, master plans and strategies
Small Lot Rural Subdivisions (Paper Subdivisions)
Rezoning investigations into the Heritage, Nebraska, Verons and Jerberra Estate subdivisions
General Planning Information
General planning information including brochures, guidelines and handouts
Register of Council planning documents including local environmental plans, development control plans, section 94 contributions plans, Shoalhaven planning policies and Strategy plans.
Strategic planning documents or material that is on exhibition and available for public viewing and comment