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Voluntary Planning Agreements (Exhibition)

Council is exhibiting the following notices for Draft Voluntary Planning Agreements (VPA's).

A voluntary planning agreement (VPA) is an agreement entered into by Council and a developer. A VPA sets out the development contributions towards a public benefit and is related to a Development Application (DA) or a Planning Proposal.

Council is exhibiting the following notices for Draft Voluntary Planning Agreements (VPA's).

A voluntary planning agreement (VPA) is an agreement entered into by Council and a developer. A VPA sets out the development contributions towards a public benefit and is related to a Development Application (DA) or a Planning Proposal.

  • Ralston Ave Planning Proposal and draft VPA - Progress Update

    5 months ago

    We are writing as you have expressed an interest in the Ralston Avenue Planning Proposal and draft Voluntary Planning Agreement.

    Please note the Ralston Avenue Planning Proposal and draft Voluntary Planning Agreement are currently being assessed by Council.

    Over 250 submissions were received from the public and these can be viewed online:

    Formal responses from public authorities, including the Rural Fire Service, are yet to be lodged.

    A report will be prepared for Council’s consideration, including a recommendation whether to support the proposal upon receipt of all public authority comments and the assessment of all submissions. It is anticipated that this report will be considered by Council after Council elections to be held in September 2017.

    Council’s recommendation will then be forwarded to the Department of Planning and Environment, which will make the final determination whether the proposal should proceed.

    We are writing as you have expressed an interest in the Ralston Avenue Planning Proposal and draft Voluntary Planning Agreement.

    Please note the Ralston Avenue Planning Proposal and draft Voluntary Planning Agreement are currently being assessed by Council.

    Over 250 submissions were received from the public and these can be viewed online:

    Formal responses from public authorities, including the Rural Fire Service, are yet to be lodged.

    A report will be prepared for Council’s consideration, including a recommendation whether to support the proposal upon receipt of all public authority comments and the assessment of all submissions. It is anticipated that this report will be considered by Council after Council elections to be held in September 2017.

    Council’s recommendation will then be forwarded to the Department of Planning and Environment, which will make the final determination whether the proposal should proceed.

  • Ralston Ave Belrose VPA open for exhibition

    7 months ago

    Council is exhibiting a Draft Voluntary Planning Agreement (draft VPA) in conjunction with a Planning Proposal to rezone land at Ralston Avenue, Belrose for residential purposes to allow the subdivision of 156 lots. The draft VPA includes the dedication of a new public park and other public benefits.

    The Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council (MLALC) is the land owner and Applicant.

    The draft VPA was submitted to Council on 28 April 2017. It follows a number of revisions based on discussions with Council, the Office of Environment and Heritage and Rural Fire Service since 2015.

    Council has not yet formed a view whether to enter into the draft VPA and will report the matter back to Council following submissions. The decision whether to support the VPA will be guided by Council’s VPA Policy.

    View the draft VPA and supporting documents:

    Documents may also be viewed at Council’s Customer Service Centres in Manly, Dee Why and Mona Vale or Council’s Libraries at Forestville, Warringah Mall, Dee Why, and at the new Glen Street Library opening 3 June 2017.

    Have your say

    You can make a submission:

    • Online
    • In Writing to Council marked: “Ralston Avenue VPA2015/0001" 725 Pittwater Road, Dee Why, 2099

    You can also attend a drop-in session and speak with Council staff: Wednesday 7 June, from 5-7pm, at the new Glen Street Library. We invite you to register your interest to attend this session.

    For enquiries, contact Suzy Lawrence, Senior Strategic Planner, 9942 2111 or council@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au.

    Submissions close Sunday 25 June 2017

    Council is exhibiting a Draft Voluntary Planning Agreement (draft VPA) in conjunction with a Planning Proposal to rezone land at Ralston Avenue, Belrose for residential purposes to allow the subdivision of 156 lots. The draft VPA includes the dedication of a new public park and other public benefits.

    The Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Land Council (MLALC) is the land owner and Applicant.

    The draft VPA was submitted to Council on 28 April 2017. It follows a number of revisions based on discussions with Council, the Office of Environment and Heritage and Rural Fire Service since 2015.

    Council has not yet formed a view whether to enter into the draft VPA and will report the matter back to Council following submissions. The decision whether to support the VPA will be guided by Council’s VPA Policy.

    View the draft VPA and supporting documents:

    Documents may also be viewed at Council’s Customer Service Centres in Manly, Dee Why and Mona Vale or Council’s Libraries at Forestville, Warringah Mall, Dee Why, and at the new Glen Street Library opening 3 June 2017.

    Have your say

    You can make a submission:

    • Online
    • In Writing to Council marked: “Ralston Avenue VPA2015/0001" 725 Pittwater Road, Dee Why, 2099

    You can also attend a drop-in session and speak with Council staff: Wednesday 7 June, from 5-7pm, at the new Glen Street Library. We invite you to register your interest to attend this session.

    For enquiries, contact Suzy Lawrence, Senior Strategic Planner, 9942 2111 or council@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au.

    Submissions close Sunday 25 June 2017

  • Joesandra VPA endorsed by Council

    4 months ago
    CLOSED: This map consultation has concluded

    Council endorsed the draft Voluntary Planning Agreement at its meeting on 4 August 2015. The Voluntary Planning Agreement was subsequently executed between the parties resulting in the dedication of land to Council for a public road (laneway) in conjunction with the completion of the shop-top housing development on the site.

    Council endorsed the draft Voluntary Planning Agreement at its meeting on 4 August 2015. The Voluntary Planning Agreement was subsequently executed between the parties resulting in the dedication of land to Council for a public road (laneway) in conjunction with the completion of the shop-top housing development on the site.

  • 341-343 Condamine St, Manly Vale (Joesandra Pty Ltd)

    4 months ago
    CLOSED: This map consultation has concluded

    On 23 June 2105, we resolved to exhibit a draft voluntary planning agreement and explanatory note (draft VPA) relating to DA2014/0828, for land at 341 – 343 Condamine Street, Manly Vale.

    View Draft VPA

    How can I make a submission?
    • Email Council
    • Write to Council marked: ‘Joesandra VPA PEX 2015/0003’, including your name, address and telephone number.
    Comments close Friday 24 July 2015

    On 23 June 2105, we resolved to exhibit a draft voluntary planning agreement and explanatory note (draft VPA) relating to DA2014/0828, for land at 341 – 343 Condamine Street, Manly Vale.

    View Draft VPA

    How can I make a submission?
    • Email Council
    • Write to Council marked: ‘Joesandra VPA PEX 2015/0003’, including your name, address and telephone number.
    Comments close Friday 24 July 2015
  • 697-701 Pittwater Rd Dee Why ‘HighLine’ (formerly Cobalt)

    4 months ago
    CLOSED: This map consultation has concluded

    The original approval for DA 2011/0887 has been activated, the site has been demolished and cleared.

    Gannet Developments (formerly Aranda) will be lodging a new development application once the Dee Why Town Centre Planning Proposal has been gazetted.

    For more information, please contact Jen Moody on 9942 2755 or deewhytowncentre@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au


    The original approval for DA 2011/0887 has been activated, the site has been demolished and cleared.

    Gannet Developments (formerly Aranda) will be lodging a new development application once the Dee Why Town Centre Planning Proposal has been gazetted.

    For more information, please contact Jen Moody on 9942 2755 or deewhytowncentre@northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au


  • Outcome of DA and VPA (Jubilee Properties 'Cobalt')

    4 months ago
    CLOSED: This map consultation has concluded

    The Land and Environment Court refused the DA and VPA for DA 2013/1168 for 697-703 Pittwater Road, Dee Why on 13 February 2015. View the submissions online "Documents" Tab.

    13 February 2015
    The applicant subsequently filed an appeal with the NSW Land and Environment Court against the resolution made by the Panel to refuse the application. The appeal was dismissed by the Court on 13 February 2015.

    View Land and Environment Court judgment

    21 May 2014
    The application was then referred to the meeting of the Sydney East Joint Regional Planning Panel on 21 May 2014 for determination. At that meeting, the Panel resolved to refuse the application.

    View The Joint Regional Planning Panel Minutes

    7 May 2014

    The application was initially referred to the meeting of the Warringah Development Assessment Panel on 7 May 2014 where it was recommended to be refused.

    View Agenda Item 3.4

    6 May 2014
    At the meeting of 6 May 2014 Council resolved that:

    A. Council resolves to enter into a Voluntary Planning Agreement with Jubilee Properties Pty Ltd in association with DA2013/1168.
    B. The cash component of the Voluntary Planning Agreement be directed towards capital expenditure in Dee Why Town Centre
    C. The General Manager have delegation to agree to minor modifications of the terms of the Voluntary Planning Agreement, involving minor errors, misdescriptions or miscalculations.

    View Report (Item 7.1)

    29 April 2014
    At the meeting on 29 April 2014 Council resolved that:
    View Report (Item 8.1)

    A. This matter, Item 8.11 Draft Voluntary Planning Agreement - 697 to 701 Pittwater Road, Dee Why (Cobalt), be deferred to an Extraordinary Council Meeting to be held at 6pm on Tuesday 6 May 2014.
    B. Council writes to all members of the public who have made submissions in the past regarding the Voluntary Planning Agreement for this matter and the development application and clearly set out future dates of when the Warringah Development Assessment Panel and if known the Joint Regional Planning Panel will consider both matters.

    The Land and Environment Court refused the DA and VPA for DA 2013/1168 for 697-703 Pittwater Road, Dee Why on 13 February 2015. View the submissions online "Documents" Tab.

    13 February 2015
    The applicant subsequently filed an appeal with the NSW Land and Environment Court against the resolution made by the Panel to refuse the application. The appeal was dismissed by the Court on 13 February 2015.

    View Land and Environment Court judgment

    21 May 2014
    The application was then referred to the meeting of the Sydney East Joint Regional Planning Panel on 21 May 2014 for determination. At that meeting, the Panel resolved to refuse the application.

    View The Joint Regional Planning Panel Minutes

    7 May 2014

    The application was initially referred to the meeting of the Warringah Development Assessment Panel on 7 May 2014 where it was recommended to be refused.

    View Agenda Item 3.4

    6 May 2014
    At the meeting of 6 May 2014 Council resolved that:

    A. Council resolves to enter into a Voluntary Planning Agreement with Jubilee Properties Pty Ltd in association with DA2013/1168.
    B. The cash component of the Voluntary Planning Agreement be directed towards capital expenditure in Dee Why Town Centre
    C. The General Manager have delegation to agree to minor modifications of the terms of the Voluntary Planning Agreement, involving minor errors, misdescriptions or miscalculations.

    View Report (Item 7.1)

    29 April 2014
    At the meeting on 29 April 2014 Council resolved that:
    View Report (Item 8.1)

    A. This matter, Item 8.11 Draft Voluntary Planning Agreement - 697 to 701 Pittwater Road, Dee Why (Cobalt), be deferred to an Extraordinary Council Meeting to be held at 6pm on Tuesday 6 May 2014.
    B. Council writes to all members of the public who have made submissions in the past regarding the Voluntary Planning Agreement for this matter and the development application and clearly set out future dates of when the Warringah Development Assessment Panel and if known the Joint Regional Planning Panel will consider both matters.

  • 697-703 Pittwater Road, Dee Why (Jubilee Properties 'Cobalt')

    4 months ago
    CLOSED: This map consultation has concluded

    Council is in receipt of a revised draft Voluntary Planning Agreement and plans for Application No. DA2013/1168 which involves demolition works, the construction of a mixed use retail/commercial and residential development and associated draft Voluntary Planning Agreement.

    This includes lots 697, 699, 701 and 703 Pittwater Road Dee Why on the corner of St.Davids Avenue.

    Submission period from 31 March to 28 April 2014.

    Council is in receipt of a revised draft Voluntary Planning Agreement and plans for Application No. DA2013/1168 which involves demolition works, the construction of a mixed use retail/commercial and residential development and associated draft Voluntary Planning Agreement.

    This includes lots 697, 699, 701 and 703 Pittwater Road Dee Why on the corner of St.Davids Avenue.

    Submission period from 31 March to 28 April 2014.