Council notices
Week commencing 19 February 2018

Community Catch-up at Frederickton collage

Community Catch-up at Frederickton

Council will be holding the second of it’s Community Catch-ups at the Frederickton School of Arts Hall, 20 Macleay Street, Frederickton on Wednesday 28 February from 5pm-7pm.

The catch-ups involve Councillors and senior Council staff and are designed to give residents the opportunity to find out more about projects and priorities specific to their area of the Macleay while allowing for site visits and meetings with community groups.

Residents are encouraged to submit a question to be discussed at the meeting by going to 

Workshop for parents, supervisors and mentors of learner drivers

Driver and passenger

Kempsey Shire Council, with the support of NSW Roads & Maritime Services, will be delivering a free workshop for parents, supervisors and mentors of learner drivers at Kempsey Macleay RSL Club on Wednesday 7 March from 5:30pm-7:30pm.

The Helping Learner Drivers Become Safer Drivers workshop will be facilitated by Marilyn Breen, Council’s Community Projects Officer - Safety, and aims to help you feel confident teaching your learner driver by outlining how to provide safe and effective practice sessions and constructive feedback.

The two hour workshops will also include information about license conditions for learner and P plate drivers and tips for using the learner driver log book.

Bookings are essential and can be made by contacting Marilyn Breen on 6566 3282 or

Weekly works schedule

This week our crews will be working on:

Rehabilitation works continue on Lachlan Street,
South Kempsey this week
  • Bridge construction/maintenance: General bridge inspections across the Shire
  • Flood mitigation maintenance: Commencement of Andersons Drain flood gate refurbishment; complete spraying of Miles Drain and Willow Drain
  • Drainage/kerb/footpath maintenance: Complete kerb and guttering, driveway hook-ups and pram ramp on Lachlan Street as part of rehabilitation works; continue works to driveways on Sherwood Road; complete kerb, guttering and backfill of Robert Eggins Street and Chifley Place
  • Bitumen road resealing/maintenance: Seal roadway edge parallel to new V-drain at East Kempsey Cemetery; complete sealing works in Frederickton, Gladstone and Smithtown
  • Bitumen road construction/rehabilitation: Commence bitumen works on Tozer Street
  • Gravel road resheeting: Commence resheet of Armidale Road
  • Gravel road maintenance grading: Toms Gully Road, O’Neills Access, Hughes Access and Upper Collombatti
  • Roadside slashing: South Kempsey area, Macleay Valley Way, Collombatti Road, Stuarts Point Road, Grassy Head Road
  • Other works: Continue demobilisation of South Street extension (from West Street to Gowings Hill Road); complete saw cutting on first section of Macleay Valley Way as part of concrete pavement repair works

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
T6-17-343 Lot 1013 DP849050
2302 Macleay Valley Way
Rural workers cottages continued use of, alterations & additions to existing dwelling and shed
T6-17-449 Lot 8 DP1073515
230 Settlers Way
South Kempsey
Dwelling & Amenities Block
T6-17-468 Lot 3 DP1148153
110 Kemps Access
Continued use of existing building as a dwelling
T6-18-10 Lot 3 DP1101766
765 Willi Willi Road
Change of use from shed to a dwelling and additions to existing shed
T6-18-11 Lot 4 DP717143
175 Summer Island Road
Summer Island
Farm shed & flood mound
T6-18-17 Lot 9 DP700765
113 North Street
West Kempsey
Relocatable dwelling and detached carport
T6-18-18 Lot 3 DP21927
115 Gregory Street
South West Rocks
Alterations and additions to existing dwelling & swimming pool
T6-18-23 Lot 49 DP874223
20 Marlin Circuit
Hat Head
Shed with amenities
Rev 01
Lot 15 DP868688
Cockatoo Place
Dwelling and attached carport
Rev 02
Lot 26 DP752406
1781 Armidale Road
Relocation of house & verandah additions
T6-18-31 Lot 164 DP752417
6 Burnt Bridge Road
Burnt Bridge
Swimming pool

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
T6-18-24 Lot 2 DP1087143
Serrata Lane
Fishermans Reach
Continued use of an existing processing facility Coastal Avocados Kempsey Shire Council 20 February 2018 -
5 March 2018
T6-18-19 Lot 623 DP584769
11-21 Lawson Street
Site remediation works All About Planning Pty Ltd 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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