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It is a saga that has been going on for over 30 years and that some hoped might finally have come to an end. But that is not to be the case with an appeal against the refusal of the Iron Gates development application (DA) at Evans Head now having been submitted.
The controversial Iron Gates development application at Evans Head, that has been waiting for a decision on the current DA for eight years, and been fought against by the local community for over 30 years, was refused on Tuesday by the Northern Regional Planning Panel.
Iron Gates, a controversial development application for a satellite residential development at Evans Head is due to be decided next Tuesday, yet the development of the flood and fire prone area has been included in the Draft North Coast Plan for 2041.
The current development application (DA) for the flood and bushfire-prone site of the Evans Head, Iron Gates development will go before the Northern Rivers Planning Panel (NRPP) on 30 August.
Two independent reports on the Iron Gates development at Evans Heads have determined that it should not go ahead.
A proposal for the Iron Gates site near Evans Head has been pushed by developers for over 30 years in one form or another. The local community has continued to fight against a development they have tirelessly pointed out was at risk of bushfire, floods, and damaged Indigenous cultural heritage and the environment.
Ever had a reason to present a point of view to your local councilors during public access? Proposed changes to the Richmond Valley Council meeting Code of Practice mean that you might no longer get that opportunity.
NSW Police say a man has been charged after a firearm and prohibited drugs were seized during a vehicle stop yesterday.
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