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North Lismore Plateau DA re-advertised

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A development application to create 433 residential allotments on the North Lismore Plateau is being re-advertised with further information.

Opponents of the development have been contacted by the Lismore City Council to inform them that the DA was going back on public display.

According to the subdivision DA, the proposed development would take place in three precincts.

If approved, the first precinct would deliver 95 residential allotments, a local centre allotment, open space and provision for environmental management.

Precinct two would create 295 residential allotments with open space and environmental management.

Precinct three would be a staged development of 43 residential allotments.

The council said the third precinct would be subject to a further development application.

In conjunction with the development application for subdivision, the council also has two Draft Voluntary Planning Agreements (VPAs) relating to the application on display.

The VPAs are on public exhibition from 28 February 2018 until 28 March 2018.

The VPAs, additional information and any accompanying documents or plans can be inspected during business hours at the Council’s Corporate Centre or at any time via Council’s DA Online tracking facility accessible on Council’s website using reference no. 2017 /270 until the closing date 14 April 2018.


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  1. When will people take stock of themselves and realise if all the checks and balances have been met (with council not changing things) I see no reason to oppose a DA.
    What right does anyone have in denying people a place to live, especially when the developer has meet all Council requirements.
    Why are some quarters so hell bent on preventing another human being a place to live, the only other thing I would want a Council to do is make is compulsory for affordable, low income housing part of the deal and available to those who are referred by an appropriate welfare agency.
    We all have the right to have a roof over our heads and be safe in our homes.


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