Council notices
Week commencing 4 June 2018

Gladstone Memorial Park upgrade

Kempsey Shire Council wants to hear from the community about plans to upgrade Gladstone Memorial Park.

Council recently received $175,000 from the NSW Government towards an upgrade of the Gladstone Memorial Park playground, footpaths and amenities block. The Gladstone Markets Committee has also supported the project and donated $12,000 towards the upgrade with Council contributing a further $225,000

Residents can view the concept plans and have a say by going to Your Say Macleay - 

Submissions close at 4:30pm on Monday 11 June

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Weekly works schedule

This week our crews will be working on:

Macleay Valley Way works continue this week
  • Bridge construction/maintenance: Clean up site and open McIntyres Bridge on Nulla Nulla Creek Road to the public; install deck units and kerbs on Schmidts Road as part of Schmidts Bridge works
  • Flood mitigation maintenance: Structures maintenance
  • Drainage/kerb/footpath maintenance and replacement: Pour footpaths and form pedestrian ramps on Michael Place, South West Rocks as part of stormwater pipe defect rectification; install pedestrian refuge on Gill Street, East Kempsey; realign kerbs and pedestrian refuge on Gregory Street/Arthur Street, South West Rocks
  • Bitumen road resealing/maintenance: Pothole patching on South West Rocks Road; heavy patching on Macleay Street, East Kempsey
  • Bitumen road construction/rehabilitation: Construct permanent concrete median islands on Tozer Street (Elbow Street to Marsh Street); remove failed kerb and gutter and prep for replacement on Tozer Street east (Elbow Street to Kemp Street); extend pipe culverts on Plummers Lane (Macleay Valley Way to 1.2km) and strip vegetation/soil from shoulders; restore verges on Sherwood Road (Ronella Drive to Hillview Drive) as part of rehabilitation works
  • Gravel road maintenance grading: Five Day Creek Road, Belgrave Falls Road, Nagles Falls Road, Yessabah Road
  • Roadside slashing: West Kempsey area, Macleay Valley Way (Kempsey to Frederickton) and South West Rocks Road
  • Other works:
    • Continue drainage works and form half layback to Caltex on Lachlan Street, South Kempsey (Nicholson Street to Yarravel Street);
    • Remove and replace failed concrete pavement on Macleay Valley Way, Bellimbopinni;
    • Mill existing sealed shoulders and replace Macleay Valley Way (Bellimbopinni to Plummers Lane) with asphalt;
    • Widen and asphalt shoulder south of Greenwattle Creek and asphalt resurface adjacent Slim Dusty Centre on Macleay Valley Way, South Kempsey

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
T6-17-394 Lot 4 DP581868
152 Verges Creek Road
Verges Creek
Mountain bike track
T6-17-455 Lot 3 DP1164661
Neville Morton Drive
Crescent Head
Staged subdivision (one lot into eleven lots)
T6-18-15 Lot 1 DP576249
1576 Maria River Road
Crescent Head
Intensive plant agriculture (viticulture) and cellar door premises
T6-18-82 Lot 2 DP181210
1415 Belmore River Right Bank Road
Belmore River
Alterations & additions to existing two storey dwelling
T6-18-113 Lot 5 DP735379
Eden Street
Riverside Park monthly markets
T6-18-157 Lot 127 DP1177499
96 Waratah Drive
Dwelling and attached carport
Rev 01
Lot 65 DP247905
36 Grey Gum Crescent
Telecommunications facility
T6-18-178 Lot 74 DP262396
2 Ronella Drive
T6-18-179 Lot 71 DP1113803
1139 Crescent Head Road
Crescent Head
Continued use of an existing building as a dwelling
T6-18-182 Lot 42 DP35947
18 Collin Tait Avenue
West Kempsey
Continued use of additions to existing dwelling
Rev 01
Lot 5 DP258062
465 Mungay Creek Road
Mungay Creek
Continued use of an existing building as a secondary dwelling
Rev 01
Lot 6 Sec 22 DP758024
12 Carri Street
Two storey additions & alterations to existing dwelling
T6-18-183 Lot 2 DP1148153
Kemps Access
T6-18-186 Lot 1412 DP1063298
44 Channells Way

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
T6-17-446 Lot 35 DP1214499
Waianbar Avenue
South West Rocks
Concept Proposal for a 221 Lot Residential Subdivision (Including a detailed proposal for Stage 1-29 Residential Lots)

The development requires a bushfire safety authority from the NSW Rural Fire Service pursuant to s100B of the Rural Fires Act 1997, and an approval under Part 3 of Chapter 3 of the Water Management Act 2000.
South West Rocks Development Pty Ltd Northern Joint Regional Planning Panel 6 June 2018 -
5 July 2018
The documents may also be inspected at the South West Rocks Library, 22 Landsborough Street, South West Rocks, any time between 10:00am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-5:00pm, Tues-Thurs 9:00am-12:00pm, Saturday.

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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