Current Engagement Projects

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Current Engagement Projects

As we transition to a consolidated approach to engagement across the Northern Beaches you can view ALL engagement projects at

Yoursay.northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au

Below is a list of projects in the former Warringah area and major regional projects.

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Development Application (DA) Service Integration

We are integrating and reviewing how Development Application (DA) services are delivered to our community. From pre-lodgement to decision stage, we will be looking at how these services can be delivered better.

For those with an interest in this area, you are encouraged to register your email address with us so you can be updated at key stages in the project.

Status: 
Open

Customer Experience Strategy

Survey closes:
2 March 2017

We would like to understand your experience as customers of the Northern Beaches Council and also your expectations around service.

Status: 
Ongoing

Brookvale Park Playground Upgrade

Comments Close:
6 March 2017

We are planning to upgrade the existing district playground at Brookvale Park, Brookvale. The project is being undertaken as part of Council’s 2016/17 Playground Improvement Program, identified in the Community Strategic Plan(External link) and Open Space Strategy November 2015.

Status: 
Ongoing

Development Proposal - 40 Kingsway and Civic Centre 725 Pittwater Road (Dee Why)

Comments Close:
24 March 2016
Council is in receipt of Application Mod2016/0023(External link) for Modification of Development Consent DA2014/0344 (External link)granted for Demolition works and construction of a Multi-Purpose Community facility (Police and Citizens Youth Club). at Lot 100 DP 1041823, Lot 1 DP 1193308, 40 Kingsway and Civic Centre 725 Pittwater Road DEE WHY.
Status: 
Ongoing

Public Exhibition of Leases and Licences

Council regularly provides and renews lease agreements on Council owned or managed land and properties within the Warringah area.

This page provides community information on proposed new lease and licence agreements.

Status: 
Ongoing

Hospital Precinct Structure Plan (Frenchs Forest) - Planning the area around the hospital

Submissions Close
28 February 2017

On behalf of NSW Planning & Environment, we are preparing a Precinct Structure Plan for the area around the new Northern Beaches Hospital, to guide future development.

Council endorsed the public exhibition of the draft Structure Plan on 30 November 2016.

Status: 
Ongoing

Dee Why Town Centre Drainage Upgrade

As an outcome of the 2013 Dee Why South Catchment Flood Study and the 2014 Floodplain Risk Management Study, we are investigating the preferred option to reduce flood risk in Dee Why Town Centre, which is the installation of new drainage pipes in Oaks Avenue.

Status: 
Ongoing
Brookvale

Brookvale Vision and Structure Plan

We sought comments and ideas for the future of Brookvale. 

Comments closed 29 November 2015 

Status: 
Ongoing
Date: 
21 Nov
2015
Map of Location

Community Drop In Session

Drop in to learn more about the Brookvale Structure Plan project and give us your ideas. There will not be a formal presentation, so just drop in any time. We hope to see you there.
Date: 
23 Nov
2015
Map of Location

Community Drop In Session

Come along to learn more about the Brookvale Structure Plan project and give us your ideas. There will not be a formal presentation, so just drop in any time. We hope to see you there.

Dee Why Town Centre Planning Controls

We are proposing to make some changes to the Warringah Local Environmental Plan 2011 and Warringah Development Control Plan to allow us to implement the recommended infrastructure and developments of the Dee Why Town Centre Masterplan.

Status: 
Ongoing

Dee Why Town Centre Street and Public Open Space Upgrades

We sought comment on preliminary designs for stage one streetscape upgrades.

Comments closed 23 December 2016

Status: 
Ongoing
Date: 
14 May
2016

Dee Why - What's the Latest?

Community information session - Your next opportunity to get the latest on the changes to Dee Why Town Centre. Information Stall History of Dee Why stall (view historical photos, talk to local studies experts and share your own photos and memories) Spin the prize wheel Giveaways Free sausage sizzle...

Dee Why Town Centre Traffic Changes

To deliver the significant upgrades of the Dee Why Town Centre Masterplan, there will need to be some changes to the way that traffic moves around the Town Centre. This will help to cater for population growth and increased business in the Town Centre.

Status: 
Ongoing

Indoor Sports Facilities Lease, Warringah Aquatic Centre Site (Frenchs Forest)

We considered leasing land adjacent to Warringah Aquatic Centre for an indoor gymnastics centre, and an indoor sports court with associated facilities.

Comments closed 29 June 2015.

Status: 
Ongoing

Bush Fire Prone Map Review

We have undertaken a review of the Bush Fire Prone Land Map with assistance from the Rural Fire Service.

Comments closed 9 August 2015

Status: 
Ongoing

WAC site lease - Tender advertised

Comments Closed:
8 April 2016

The Tender (RFT 2015/105) for the Lease of Land at the Warringah Aquatic Centre has now been advertised for the purpose of an indoor gymnastics centre / and or sports courts associated uses.

Status: 
Ongoing

Meriton Site B - VPA Amendment

At the 29 March 2016 Council meeting, Council endorsed the Deed of Amendment to the Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) between Warringah Council, Karimbla Properties (No.41) Pty Ltd and Meriton Properties Ptd Ltd.
 
The Deed of Amendment was signed by all parties on 6 April 2016.
Status: 
Ongoing

Development Application - Meriton Site (Site B) Dee Why

Comments Close:
10 March 2016

Council has received a Development Application (DA2016/0042) for a mixed use development comprising retail, commercial and residential uses and a child care centre on Site B (Meriton Site) at Dee Why Town Centre.

Status: 
Ongoing

Modification of Development Consent – Brookvale Oval Game Nights

Comments Close:
23 February 2016

We are in receipt of Application No. Mod2016/0022 for the modification of Development Consent DA6000/4021 (No 94/380) to provide for three (3) of the approved twelve (12) National Rugby League (NRL) matches on Thursday nights at Brookvale Oval.

View Application No. Mod2016/002

The proposal does not constitute designated development.  Warringah Council is the consent authority. The applicant is Vaughan Milligan Development Consulting Pty Ltd.

For enquiries contact Tony Collier, Senior Planner, 9942 2111 or...

Status: 
Ongoing

North Curl Curl Community Centre Future Uses

We are planning for the long term use of the community centre (former Dee Why RSL Bowling Club) and surrounding land.

We sought feedback on the Concept Design for the community centre.

Submissions closed Friday 1 July 2016.

Status: 
Ongoing
Date: 
08 Mar
2016
Map of Location

North Curl Curl Community Centre - Workshop

We are seeking ideas for the long term use of the community centre (former Dee Why RSL Bowling Club) and surrounding land. Spaces are limited. Bookings essential.

Rockpool Renewal (Collaroy)

Comments Close:
19 June 2016

Over the past ten years, we have progressively renewed our ocean pools. Collaroy Rockpool is the next ocean pool complex in the Pool Renewal Program requiring restoration and upgrade works.

Status: 
Ongoing

Planning Proposal - 8, 10 and 12 Narabang Way (Belrose)

We are seeking submissions for a Planning Proposal for 8, 10 and 12 Narabang Way (Belrose) to rezone the southern portion of the site from E2 Environmental Conservation to B7 Business Park under the Warringah Local Environmental Plan 2011.

Comments closed 12 December 2016

Status: 
Ongoing

Community Strategic Plan 2017-2027

We are developing a Community Strategic Plan (CSP) for the Northern Beaches. This will guide local decision making and priorities over the next decade. 

Comments closed 6 November 2016

Status: 
Ongoing

Traffic Facilities Upgrade Program 2016-17

Comments Close:
4 October 2016

We are inviting submissions on the Traffic Facilities Upgrade Program which proposes to construct a number of traffic facilities to enhance safety and traffic flow. 

Status: 
Ongoing

Newport Parking Demand Management Strategy (Draft)

We are developing a parking demand management strategy to manage current and future parking demands in the Newport area.

Survey Closed 7 November 2016

Status: 
Ongoing

Meriton Devlopment Site (Site B) - Howard Avenue, Dee Why

We have received amended plans for this Development Application for construction of a Mixed Use Development comprising retail, commercial and residential uses and a child care centre.

Comments closed 8 November 2016

Status: 
Ongoing

Palm Beach (South) Landscape Masterplan

Comments Close:
5 December 2016

We are developing a Masterplan for the southern end of Palm Beach which will prioritise works over the next ten years.

Status: 
Ongoing

Disability Inclusion Action Plan

Comments Close:
9 December 2016

We are developing our first Disability Inclusion Action Plan (DIAP) to create a more inclusive and accessible community for all residents and visitors to the Northern Beaches.

Status: 
Ongoing

Narrabeen Beach Lifeguard Viewing Tower

Comments Close:
28 November 2016

As part of our ongoing beach safety program, we are proposing to install a new lifeguard viewing tower for beach lifeguards at Narrabeen Beach.

Status: 
Ongoing

Palm Beach Parking Demand Management Strategy

Comments Close:
19 February 2017

We are undertaking a parking demand management study to provide future direction on how to best manage parking for all stakeholders.

Status: 
Ongoing

Housing Affordability

Comments Close:

We are working with our community and the State Government to address the pressures on housing costs, which are affecting our key workers and the wider community, in low to moderate income households.

Status: 
Ongoing

Draft Pricing Policy: Principles and Basis

Comments Close:
12 February 2017

 

The amalgamation to form the Northern Beaches Council has created a need to have a consistent pricing policy for the many services that Council provides. We have produced a Draft Pricing Policy that is open for comment.

 

 

Status: 
Ongoing

Triangle Park Naming Competition (Dee Why Town Centre)

Naming Competition Closes:
13 March 2016

We are seeking community involvement for the naming process of Dee Why Town Square (Triangle Park) and are looking for naming suggestions that better reflect the current values of the community and the changing identity of Dee Why Town Centre.

Status: 
On Hold

Development Contribution Plan 2015 (amendment) - Section 94A

We have undertaken a review of our Development Contributions Plan. The draft Plan Amendment proposes to increase the levy paid by developers for new development in the Dee Why Town Centre to help fund high priority infrastructure works identified in the Dee Why Town Centre Masterplan (2013).

This project has been placed on hold until we have a decision from the Department of Planning.

Status: 
On Hold

Queenscliff Parking

Council has been looking at ways to improve the parking situation in Queenscliff. We are seeking feedback from the Queenscliff community about parking options in their suburb.

Comments closed 27/07/2015

 

Status: 
On Hold

Carpark Review and Rezoning

Comments Close:
16 May 2016

In a review of all of our public carparks, we found that some carparks are not appropriately zoned. As a result, we proposed some changes to carparks.

Status: 
On Hold

Warringah Markets

We are investigating the Community's interest in holding regular markets in Warringah, in particular at The Strand in Dee Why, to help make Warringah a more welcoming, diverse and vibrant place to live. 

Status: 
On Hold

District Park Lease and Sports and Community Building (North Manly)

Comments Close:
29 April 2016

We are seeking feedback from the community on a proposal to;

  1. Lease land occupied by the Warringah Golf Course, North Manly Bowling and Recreation Club, and Warringah Recreation Centre and
  2. Design, construct, manage and operate a Sports and Community Building proposed on the site of the North Manly Bowling and Recreation Club.
Status: 
On Hold

Policy for Assessing Development Applications (Revised)

Submisions Close:
5 May 2016
We are seeking submissions on the proposed amendments to our Policy on Assessing Development Applications. Previously called Policy for Handling of Unclear, Non-Conforming, Insufficient and Amended Applications for Development.
Status: 
On Hold

Berry Reserve, Narrabeen - Proposed licence for operation of markets

Under Section 47A of the Local Government Act 1993, we are considering granting a licence for up to two years for Berry Reserve in Narrabeen for Sunday Monthly Markets. The licencing process has been put on hold due to an expected impact of Transport NSW’s plans for the B-Line bus service (Bus Rapid Transit (BRT)) project in Narrabeen to extend the existing car park at Berry Reserve.  

Submissions closed 29 January 2016

Status: 
On Hold