Planning Proposal - 9, 11, 12 & 13 Fern Creek Road, Warriewood

We have received a Planning Proposal Application PP0002/16 for 9, 11, 12 & 13 Fern Creek Road, Warriewood (Lots 11, 12 & 13 DP 1092788 and Lot 5 DP 736961).

We have received a Planning Proposal Application PP0002/16 for 9, 11, 12 & 13 Fern Creek Road, Warriewood (Lots 11, 12 & 13 DP 1092788 and Lot 5 DP 736961).

  • Statutory Exhibition Open

    3 days ago

    A Gateway Determination was granted in July 2017 to proceed with the planning proposal subject to the conditions of the determination, including the provision of additional information.

    Following the receipt of the additional information, a reassessment of the Planning Proposal was carried out by an independent planning consultant resulting in a revised Assessment Report



    Following the Gateway determination and as a result of the independent assessment, the revised amendments to Pittwater Local Environmental Plan (PLEP) 2014, Pittwater 21 Development Control Plan (P21 DCP) and the Warriewood Valley Strategic Review Addendum Report (Addendum Report) are now on exhibition.

    The revised planning proposal seeks to

    • amend the PLEP 2014, to expressly rezone specific portions of the land from R3 Medium Density Residential to RE1 Public Recreation,
    • make changes to the Height of Buildings Map and Clause 6.1(3) applicable to the subject land.

    In addition to the Planning Proposal, the amendments to P21 DCP and the Addendum Report specific to the subject land that aimed to facilitate the creation of the southern portion of the planned Central Local Park are also on public exhibition.

    View the Council Report (Item 9.5) - 30 May 2017

    View Statement of Intent
    View Planning Proposal PP0002/16

    The proposal and relevant documents can also be viewed at Councils Customer Services Centres at Manly, Dee Why, Avalon and Mona Vale.

    Make a submission

    • Online
    • In writing to Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 882, Mona Vale, NSW 1660

    Submissions will be taken into account during the assessment process, provided they are relevant to the application.

    For all enquiries please contact the Strategic and Place Planning Team (Mona Vale) on 9970 1111

    Submissions close Friday 3 November 2017

    A Gateway Determination was granted in July 2017 to proceed with the planning proposal subject to the conditions of the determination, including the provision of additional information.

    Following the receipt of the additional information, a reassessment of the Planning Proposal was carried out by an independent planning consultant resulting in a revised Assessment Report



    Following the Gateway determination and as a result of the independent assessment, the revised amendments to Pittwater Local Environmental Plan (PLEP) 2014, Pittwater 21 Development Control Plan (P21 DCP) and the Warriewood Valley Strategic Review Addendum Report (Addendum Report) are now on exhibition.

    The revised planning proposal seeks to

    • amend the PLEP 2014, to expressly rezone specific portions of the land from R3 Medium Density Residential to RE1 Public Recreation,
    • make changes to the Height of Buildings Map and Clause 6.1(3) applicable to the subject land.

    In addition to the Planning Proposal, the amendments to P21 DCP and the Addendum Report specific to the subject land that aimed to facilitate the creation of the southern portion of the planned Central Local Park are also on public exhibition.

    View the Council Report (Item 9.5) - 30 May 2017

    View Statement of Intent
    View Planning Proposal PP0002/16

    The proposal and relevant documents can also be viewed at Councils Customer Services Centres at Manly, Dee Why, Avalon and Mona Vale.

    Make a submission

    • Online
    • In writing to Northern Beaches Council, PO Box 882, Mona Vale, NSW 1660

    Submissions will be taken into account during the assessment process, provided they are relevant to the application.

    For all enquiries please contact the Strategic and Place Planning Team (Mona Vale) on 9970 1111

    Submissions close Friday 3 November 2017

  • Gateway Determination received

    3 months ago

    On 7 July 2017, a Gateway Determination was issued by the Department of Planning and Environment, recommending that the Planning Proposal progress, subject to conditions.

    The conditions include:
    The Planning Proposal is to be updated to:
    a) include additional information confirming the suitability of the proposal in relation to:
    • flooding; and
    • potential land contamination;
    b) clarify that the proposed changes to the Height of Building Map for part of Lot 5 DP 736961 apply to land already zoned R3 Medium Density Residential; and

    c)provide an explanation for the proposed amendment to Clause 6.1(3) of the LEP in relation to the decrease in dwelling yield for Sector 901A.

    Consultation is required with the following public authorities under section 56(2)(d) of the Act and/or to comply with the requirements of relevant S117 Directions:
    • NSW Rural Fire Service
    • NSW Environment Protection Authority
    • NSW Office of Water
    • NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
    Once we have received the additional information from the consultants, the Planning Proposal will go out on Statutory Exhibition and the community will have another opportunity to comment.

    On 7 July 2017, a Gateway Determination was issued by the Department of Planning and Environment, recommending that the Planning Proposal progress, subject to conditions.

    The conditions include:
    The Planning Proposal is to be updated to:
    a) include additional information confirming the suitability of the proposal in relation to:
    • flooding; and
    • potential land contamination;
    b) clarify that the proposed changes to the Height of Building Map for part of Lot 5 DP 736961 apply to land already zoned R3 Medium Density Residential; and

    c)provide an explanation for the proposed amendment to Clause 6.1(3) of the LEP in relation to the decrease in dwelling yield for Sector 901A.

    Consultation is required with the following public authorities under section 56(2)(d) of the Act and/or to comply with the requirements of relevant S117 Directions:
    • NSW Rural Fire Service
    • NSW Environment Protection Authority
    • NSW Office of Water
    • NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
    Once we have received the additional information from the consultants, the Planning Proposal will go out on Statutory Exhibition and the community will have another opportunity to comment.

  • Council Resolutions

    4 months ago

    At a meeting on 30 May 2017, Council resolved to endorse the recommendations of the Independent Planning Consultant, MBWA Consulting, as outlined in Attachment 1, item 9.5 of the Council Meeting Attachment Booklet 3 (see link below).

    View Council Minutes (Item 9.5)

    The Attachment Booklet 3 also includes
    • Attachment 1: Assessment Report (page 405-450)
    • Attachment 2: Probity Report (page 451 - 454)
    • Attachment 3: MOU and Land Swap Deed (page 455 - 478)
    • Attachment 4: Council Report and Resolution (19 March 2016)
    • Attachment 5: Fern Creek Rd - Aerial Map

    At a meeting on 30 May 2017, Council resolved to endorse the recommendations of the Independent Planning Consultant, MBWA Consulting, as outlined in Attachment 1, item 9.5 of the Council Meeting Attachment Booklet 3 (see link below).

    View Council Minutes (Item 9.5)

    The Attachment Booklet 3 also includes
    • Attachment 1: Assessment Report (page 405-450)
    • Attachment 2: Probity Report (page 451 - 454)
    • Attachment 3: MOU and Land Swap Deed (page 455 - 478)
    • Attachment 4: Council Report and Resolution (19 March 2016)
    • Attachment 5: Fern Creek Rd - Aerial Map
  • Non-Statutory Public Exhibition - have your say

    6 months ago

    The planning proposal and relevant documents for Central Local Park Warriewood - 9,11,12 and 13 Fern Creek Road, Warriewood (PP0002/16) are on exhibition and open for comment. The documents can be viewed from Saturday 25 March 2017 during business hours at Council's Customer Service Centres, located at:

    • 1 Park Street, Mona Vale
    • 725 Pittwater Road, Dee Why
    • 1 Belgrave Street, Manly
    • 59A Old Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach.

    Any person may make a written submission. Submissions will be taken into account during the assessment process, provided they are relevant to the application. If required, submissions must be accompanied by a Political Donations and Gifts Disclosure Statement.

    For all enquiries please contact Land Release Team on 9970 1111.

    Make a submission

    Submissions must be addressed to the Interim General Manager, and marked "Planning Proposal - PP0002/16"

    Submissions should be in writing and received by 5pm, Monday 10 April 2017.

    The planning proposal and relevant documents for Central Local Park Warriewood - 9,11,12 and 13 Fern Creek Road, Warriewood (PP0002/16) are on exhibition and open for comment. The documents can be viewed from Saturday 25 March 2017 during business hours at Council's Customer Service Centres, located at:

    • 1 Park Street, Mona Vale
    • 725 Pittwater Road, Dee Why
    • 1 Belgrave Street, Manly
    • 59A Old Barrenjoey Road, Avalon Beach.

    Any person may make a written submission. Submissions will be taken into account during the assessment process, provided they are relevant to the application. If required, submissions must be accompanied by a Political Donations and Gifts Disclosure Statement.

    For all enquiries please contact Land Release Team on 9970 1111.

    Make a submission

    Submissions must be addressed to the Interim General Manager, and marked "Planning Proposal - PP0002/16"

    Submissions should be in writing and received by 5pm, Monday 10 April 2017.
  • Background

    6 months ago

    Re-notification (Non-Statutory) of Planning Proposal Application PP0002/16 at 9, 11, 12 & 13 Fern Creek Road, Warriewood (Lots 11, 12 & 13 DP 1092788 and Lot 5 DP 736961) (PP0002/16).

    Council has received amended and additional information regarding the above Planning Proposal and is seeking public comment prior to an assessment of the application being reported to Council. The application seeks to amend the Pittwater Local Environmental Plan 2014 to create the southern portion of the planned Central Local Park, Warriewood Valley.

    Re-notification (Non-Statutory) of Planning Proposal Application PP0002/16 at 9, 11, 12 & 13 Fern Creek Road, Warriewood (Lots 11, 12 & 13 DP 1092788 and Lot 5 DP 736961) (PP0002/16).

    Council has received amended and additional information regarding the above Planning Proposal and is seeking public comment prior to an assessment of the application being reported to Council. The application seeks to amend the Pittwater Local Environmental Plan 2014 to create the southern portion of the planned Central Local Park, Warriewood Valley.