Council notices
Week commencing 2 July 2018

Notice of proposed road names

Two currently unnamed Crown Roads located within Council boundaries in Bellbrook and Yarravel, and one currently unnamed Right of Way located within Council boundaries in Bellbrook, require naming to rectify property addressing issues and to ensure properties are clearly identifiable to emergency services.

Upon recommendation from Macleay River Historical Society, Kempsey Shire Council proposes the Crown Roads be named Burrayi Glade (Bellbrook) and Friarbird Place (Yarravel) and the Right of Way be named Dhalayi Glade (Bellbrook).

Maps showing the extents of the proposed roads can be found at

Council is calling for submissions regarding the proposed names. Submissions addressed to the General Manager should be posted to Kempsey Shire Council, PO Box 3078, West Kempsey, NSW 2440 or emailed to

Submissions close 4:30pm Monday 30 July 2018

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NAIDOC march partial road closure

There will be partial street closures in Kempsey on Monday 9 July from 10am for the annual NAIDOC Week community march.

The march will commence at Kempsey pool on Belgrave Street at 10:30am and proceed left onto Clyde Street mall, left onto Forth Street and conclude at Services Club Park at 11:30am.

Council apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Visit Council’s Facebook page for the full program of NAIDOC Week events.

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Kempsey Library’s Christmas In July ‘Feast of Authors’

Come and enjoy a delicious Christmas In July themed morning tea and hear a panel of world renowned authors discuss their careers and book inspirations at Kempsey Shire Library’s ‘Feast of Authors’.

The event will be held on Wednesday 25 July from 10:30am to 12:30pm and feature authors Fiona McArthur, Shannon Garner, Annie Seaton, Tamara McWilliam, Jenn J McLeod and Bronwyn Parry.

Bookings are required and seats will fill up fast! Contact Kempsey Shire Library on 02 6566 3210 or email to RSVP.

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There are new employment opportunities available at Kempsey Shire Council

Weekly works schedule

This week our crews will be working on:

Shoulder widening as part of Plummers Lane
rehabilitation continues this week
  • Bridge construction/maintenance: Clean up and demobilise McIntyres Bridge on Nulla Nulla Creek Road and Schmidts Bridge on Schmidts Road; continue construction of Jerseyville Wharf
  • Flood mitigation maintenance: Commence Clancy’s drain gate replacement; commence Belmore/Kinchela floodgate rust prevention works
  • Drainage/kerb/footpath maintenance and replacement: Complete traffic islands on Gregory Street/Arthur Street, South West Rocks and demobilise worksite
  • Bitumen road resealing/maintenance: Complete pothole patching on Sherwood Road, Airport Road, South West Rocks streets, Arakoon streets and Aldavilla streets; complete bitumen sealing as part of heavy patching works on Washington Street, East Kempsey
  • Bitumen road construction/rehabilitation: Fill traffic islands with select soils on Tozer Street (Elbow Street to Kemp Street); complete pipe culvert extensions and continue shoulder widening on Plummers Lane (Macleay Valley Way to 1.2km) as part of rehabilitation works
  • Gravel resheeting: Maria River Road
  • Gravel road maintenance grading: Armidale Road, Pee Dee Road and Dungay Creek Road
  • Roadside slashing: Complete roadside slashing on South West Rocks Road and in West Kempsey area
  • Other works:
    • Complete Caltex driveways and install kerb and gutter between Caltex driveways (Nicholson Street to Yarravel Street)
    • Remove and replace failed concrete pavement on Macleay Valley Way, Bellimbopinni
    • Complete pouring of Stuarts Point footpath

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
T6-18-149 Lot 2 DP1145848
415 Right Bank Road
Belmore River
Flood mound
T6-18-207 Lot 1 DP1239880
19 Winstead Road
Shed carport and tree removal
T6-18-210 Lot 3 DP259612
731 Spooners Avenue
Additions to existing dwelling

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
T6-18-221 Lot 183 DP754441
42 Steward Street
Crescent Head
2 x two storey dwelling & Subdivision (one lot into 2 lots)

The development is integrated development and requires a bushfire safety authority from the NSW Rural Fire Service pursuant to s100B of the Rural Fires Act 1997.
Mr A Addinall Kempsey Shire Council 3 July 2018 - 16 July 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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