Joint Regional Planning Panels (JRPPs) were established to determine regionally significant development applications. A JRPP is an independent body comprising three State appointed and two Council appointed members to determine these development applications.
Current applications with the JRPP
Development Application No. 249/2013
Development Application No.(DA) 249/2013 from Great Lakes Aged and Invalid Care Association was lodged with Council on 5 February 2013 and was subsequently registered with the JRPP. The application seeks consent for aged care accommodation (seniors housing) in accordance with State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability) 2004 on land at 130-158 Kularoo Drive (Lot 83 DP 262684), the corner of Kularoo Drive and Karloo Street, Forster, NSW, 2428.
The application proposes 50 self care duplexes; a 144 place residential care facility, ranging in height from one (1) to four (4) storeys; associated parking; site works; and landscaping. In accordance with Section 23G (2)(a) and (2A) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the consent authority for the application is the Hunter and Central Coast Joint Regional Planning Panel (JRPP).
The application is currently on exhibition from 13 March 2013 to 10 April 2013.
The development application and documents accompanying the application may be inspected as follows:
Place: Planning and Environmental Services Division
Great Lakes Council Administration Offices – Breese Parade, Forster
(8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, public holidays excepted)
Period: 28 days from 13 March 2013.
Any person may, during the above period, make submission in writing to Council in relation to the development application. Where a submission is made by way of objection, the grounds of objection must be specified in the submission.
Any submission may be reproduced in full in a Council business paper. Submissions are also considered to be "open access information" under the Government Information (Public Access) Act. This means that they are available for inspection at Council's offices and potentially on Council's website. For these reasons interested persons are advised to refrain from including personal and health information about themselves or other people, defamatory statements or abusive language within submissions.
A person making a written submission on a development application is required to disclose all reportable political donations made to any councillor and any gifts made to a councillor or employee of the Council for the period commencing 2 years before the submission is made. Additional information and a Disclosure Statement can be accessed via Council’s website (www.greatlakes.nsw.gov.au) or contact Council on 6591-7222 to request a copy.
Please quote development application number DA 249/2013 and provide full return address and telephone number when making a submission.
Last Updated: 13/03/2013