From 1 July 2021 all applications for development must be lodged through the NSW Planning Portal.
For information regarding applications, go to the NSW Planning Portal website.
The Council’s planning & development duties involve a wide range of functions including:
The NSW Planning Portal is a digital space where community, industry and government can work together to better understand and meet their obligations under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.
It hosts a range of digital planning services, mapping and reporting tools, services and guidance to assist all those working in the planning and building industry as well as those involved in a proposed development.
The digital services accessed via dashboards:
The NSW Government has created the NSW Planning Portal and as of 1 July 2021 it is now mandatory that all planning applications are submitted on line through the Portal. Please click here to lodge your application. You will be required to create an account which requires you to have an email address.
Cobar Local Environmental Plan 2012 (Cobar LEP 2012) is the statutory planning instrument that establishes what forms of development and land use are permissible and/or prohibited on all land within the Cobar Shire Council local government area.
The Cobar LEP 2012 consists of both a written instrument and a series of maps and includes:
The Cobar LEP 2012 is a legal document that is approved by the Minister for Planning and subsequently published on the NSW legislation website. The Cobar LEP 2012 was published on 3 August 2012 and may be subject to future amendments.
The Cobar LEP 2012 is available for viewing at the Council Administration Office, 36 Linsley St, Cobar or may be accessed on the NSW Legislation website.
Persons may apply to Cobar Shire Council for a s149 Planning Certificate under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 to confirm the applications of Cobar LEP 2012 to a particular area of land.
Council in conjunction with the Department of Planning has prepared a Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) which was adopted on 28 May 2020 at the Ordinary Meeting of Council. This document will set out the 20-year vision for land-use in the local area, the special character and values that are to be preserved and how change will be managed into the future.
The statements should be read in conjunction with relevant State and Regional planning policies and plans, which will continue to guide planning decisions and the preparation of development controls in local environmental plans. The LSPS can be downloaded and/or viewed here.
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