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NSW chief planner Gary White will be visiting Byron Shire to discuss planning matters with Byron Shire Council staff and councillors.

According to staff, the visit is a result of a recent Department of Planning secretary roundtable meeting held at Coffs Harbour, which the general manager Mark Arnold and director sustainable environment and economy Shannon Burt attended.

Ms Burt told The Echo, ‘The visit provides an opportunity for relevant senior staff to discuss directly with the chief planner current strategic planning projects and feedback from the regional office of the Department on same.’

‘The chief town planner had previously attended and spoken at the [2017] Byron Housing Summit, so he is more than familiar with the challenges facing the council and community in the housing space.’


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