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Stories about "Coastal Zone Management Plan (CZMP)":
Byron shire councillors voted 8–1 last week to ‘write to our local members of parliament calling for a coordinated national approach to managing coastal hazards…
Greens organisers say they have collected nearly 200 signatures so far for a petition calling for NSW planning minister Rob Stokes to return the ‘fatally flawed’ coastal policy back to Byron Shire Council for re-drafting after the September elections.
While the long-running saga of building a 1.1km Belongil Beach seawall may well have exhausted public interest, the significance of its outcome could send Byron Council broke and force an eventual amalgamation, at least according to one councillor.
There was one moment at last Thursday’s Council meeting when you could hear a pin drop. It was just after Cr Sol Ibrahim blurted out that everyone should be worried about the legal advice regarding the Coastal Zone Management Plan Byron Bay Embayment.
A contentious draft Unauthorised Dwelling Policy, put on exhibition last year by Council, has re-emerged for this Thursday’s meeting.