Council notices
Week commencing 5 February 2018

South Kempsey Park amenities block

South Kempsey Park amenities closure

The public amenities building adjacent to the Visitor Information Centre at South Kempsey Park is currently undergoing full internal and external refurbishment. The amenities will be fenced off and closed to the public while the works are undertaken. It is expected to reopen in late April 2018. Alternative public toilets are available at the front of the Museum/Visitor Information Centre building.

Streaming video service now at Kempsey Shire Libraries

Kanopy online film service now available!

Group of video covers

Library members can now access Kanopy - a new streaming video service - and watch a variety of popular films and documentaries via computer or by using apps on a tablet or smart phone.

The collection includes titles like Perfect Strangers, Jasper Jones and Girl Asleep.

Kanopy’s main homepage will continually change and update with new selections. It is currently highlighting films from the Sundance Film Festival.

Library members will receive 6 play credits each month. Each film uses 1 play credit. At the start of each month your play credits will be replenished. Customers can also rate and leave comments on the films.

Simply click on the Kanopy icon on the library’s website to get started. You will need to create an account by logging in with an email address, Facebook or Google account and then enter your Kempsey Library card number.

For more information please call the library on 6566 3210

Police and Aboriginal Consultative Committee (PACC) Meeting

Pile of hands

The next meeting of the Police and Aboriginal Consultative Committee (PACC) will be held on Monday 12 February in the Council Chambers Committee Room at 9:30am.

The PACC meet quarterly to address Aboriginal issues associated with community safety and crime. These meetings are not forums for broader community issues but are open to the Aboriginal community and are inclusive of gender and age.

Light refreshments will be provided for attendees.

For more information contact Kempsey Police Station on 6561 6199

Weekly works schedule

This week our crews will be working on:

Gowings Hill Road and Lika Drive intersection
  • Bridge construction/maintenance: Various bridge inspections
  • Drainage/kerb/footpath maintenance: Pour kerb and gutter on Robert Eggins Street and Chifley Place; backfill and restore kerb and gutter on New Street, Taylor Street, Robert Eggins Street and Chifley Place
  • Bitumen road resealing/maintenance: Pothole patching on Gowings Hill Road and Crescent Head Road
  • Bitumen road construction/rehabilitation: Widen formation of Sherwood Road (Sherwood Bridge towards Gowings Hill Road) as part of rehabilitation works
  • Gravel road resheeting: Final trim gravel Collombatti Road (end of bitumen to Chain o Ponds Road); place, trim and compact gravel Seashore Lane
  • Gravel road maintenance grading: Hickeys Creek Road, Tamban Road, Billybyang Road and Seven Hills Road
  • Roadside slashing: South West Rocks Road, Belmore River Right Bank, Crottys Lane, Spooners Avenue, Collombatti Road, Crescent Head area
  • Other works:
    • Earthworks, prime seal, hydromulch batters, cycleway and relocate overhead powerline as part of South Street extension (from West Street to Gowings Hill Road) ;
    • Remove existing kerb and gutter, pour kerb and gutter, install drainage pipes as part of South Kempsey streetscape upgrade (Nicholson to Carri Streets - east side)

Development consents and complying certificates

Notification is given in accordance with section 101 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 of the granting of the following development consents and complying development certificates:

Applicant no. Land Development description
T6-17-354 Lot 342 DP802850
35-39 Pacific Street
Crescent Head
Alterations and additions to existing motel (two additional rooms)
T6-17-383 SP11027
23 Memorial Avenue
South West Rocks
Change of use to veterinary clinic
T6-17-437 Lot 217 DP1103693
327 Austral Eden Outer Road
Austral Eden
Farmshed and additions to existing flood mound
T6-17-473 Lot 180 DP752417
42-102 South Street
South Kempsey
Platform filling from existing fill stockpile
T6-17-485 Lot 3 DP1001997
T6-18-5 Lot 1 DP1191860
200 Illa Langi Road
Crescent Head
Dwelling (old Site 23 - new Site 16)
Rev 01
Lot 10 DP839097
119 Everinghams Lane
Detached dual occupancy

Development consents are available for public inspection, free of charge, during ordinary office hours at the consent authority’s principal office, at Council’s Customer Service Centre, Civic Centre, 22 Tozer Street, West Kempsey, between 8:30am and 4:30pm from Monday to Friday (public holidays excepted).

Notice of proposed developments

The following applications have been received and are notified in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000. Please note that not all applications require public notification.

Application no. Land Proposed development Applicant Consent authority Exhibition period
T6-18-32 Lot 25 DP2098
18 Carrington Street
West Kempsey
Alterations and additions to existing two storey dwelling Paul Smith Building Design Kempsey Shire Council 6 February 2018 -
19 February 2018
T6-18-19 Lot 623 DP5847695
11-21 Lawson Street
Site remediation work All About Planning P/L Kempsey Shire Council 7 February 2018 -
8 March 2018

A development application and accompanying documents may be inspected at Kempsey Shire Council, 22 Tozer Street, West Kempsey, any time between 8:30am and 4:30pm from Monday to Friday (except public holidays) during the exhibition period.

Any person may make a written submission to the consent authority in relation to a development application during the exhibition period. If a submission is made by way of objection, the grounds of objection must be specified in the submission. Please note that any submission received by Council may be made publicly available.

A person who makes a written submission to a development application is required to disclose all reportable political donations and gifts (if any) made by the person making the submission or any associate of that person within the period commencing two years before the submission is made and ending when the application is determined. A disclosure statement form and further details can be obtained from Council’s website

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