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Bangalow food hub image from DA
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A public meeting has been called by the Northern Joint Regional Planning Panel (JRPP) to hear from the public over a large-scale development proposed opposite the Bangalow industrial estate on Lismore Road.

And if you want to make a submission, time is running out – registration ends 4pm on August 15.

It will be held August 17 from 4.30pm at the Mullumbimby Council Chambers and will be chaired by former Nationals MP Garry West.

As the estimated value exceeds $20m, Council will not be the determining authority and instead the proposal will be decided by the JRPP.

The ten ‘independent’JRPP’s across the state have an almost 100 per cent approval record – for more information visit www.planningpanels.nsw.gov.au.

The floor area proposed is 21,400m2, and would include three 5,000 square metre ‘Rural (Agricultural)’ industrial buildings which, ‘can be doubled in size to 10,000 square metres in later stages.’

Three rural industry buildings of 800 square metres are also proposed, as is a 1,000 square metre ‘food excellence facility’ which would house a restaurant/ take away cafe.

According to ASIC records, proponent Chase Lismore Road Pty Ltd was registered in November 2015 and its sole director and shareholder is Mr Allan Abraham of Bangalow.

If you wish to present to the panel, you must register by contacting the Planning Panels Secretariat before 4pm Tuesday August 15 on 02 8217 2060 or via email to [email protected].

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  1. Right…….!
    So this is the brainchild of “‘King of the Cross’ John Ibrahim, Gold Coast party boy Travers Beynon, aka, the Candyman, and north coast property developer Bart Elias ” While I’m sure there are no great scruples in Byron Bay about dodgy business deals ( this is the home and last of the Whaling towns in NSW) But…… It does make you think ! …….Doesn’t it ?


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