The Issue – It is one thing to get excited about specific development applications, but it is another thing to monitor the total planning system and participate in its evolution.
Participation can be at a number of levels:
Each local government (Council) area has a LEP to control land usage and what can be built where within the Council area. LEPs are prepared by local Councils, in consultation with their community and approved by the Minister for Planning. Continue reading “Development planning”
Should there be a link between the F3 (now M1) and the Sydney Orbital – absolutely!
In the 1980’s, prior to the Berowra to Wahroonga section of the F3 being completed in 1989, the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority (RTA) had plans to provide a link between the F3 at Wahroonga and the planned Castlereagh Freeway, now known as the M2. This link would have addressed the increasing traffic congestion on both the Pacific Highway south of Wahroonga and Pennant Hills Road. The planned surface route options, known as the B2/B3 options, were eventually abandoned by the NSW Carr Government in 1996 because of environmental impacts on the Lane Cove valley bushland. Continue reading “F3 | M2 link”
The Issue – how to make the best of a bad job!
This rail transport project through the heart of Pennant Hills will result in:
The Trust is an association of concerned residents that aims to –
The Trust is constituted under the provisions of the Associations Incorporation Act 1984 and related Regulations 1994, in the name of Pennant Hills District Civic Trust Inc. The Trust is governed by a set of rules established as part of the incorporation process. You can read our Constitution here.
The area referred to in the Mission Statement is defined by the “suburb boundary” in Gregory’s Street Directory with the addition of that part of West Pennant Hills to the north of Castle Hill Road and west of Pennant Hills Road. See this map for our area.
The Trust supports local historians exploring and documenting the local history of Pennant Hills and its residents. Several publications have been produced over the past few years.
Pre-2015 Newsletters produced and distributed by the Trust will be shown here in a few days’ time.