Ocean Drive, Lake Cathie - Planning Agreement

Consultation has concluded

Council has been working with three landowners in Ocean Drive, Lake Cathie to plan the construction of a new intersection at Ocean Drive and Abel Tasman Drive.


A Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) is a document that states the terms of voluntary agreement that meets the needs of all parties involved which may include financial contributions or an agreement to undertake a specific tasks or work.


You can get involved and have your say by:


For more information contact Senior Voluntary Contributions Coordinator,
Vanessa Penfold on (02) 6581 8111 or email vanessa.penfold@pmhc.nsw.gov.au

Council has been working with three landowners in Ocean Drive, Lake Cathie to plan the construction of a new intersection at Ocean Drive and Abel Tasman Drive.


A Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) is a document that states the terms of voluntary agreement that meets the needs of all parties involved which may include financial contributions or an agreement to undertake a specific tasks or work.


You can get involved and have your say by:


For more information contact Senior Voluntary Contributions Coordinator,
Vanessa Penfold on (02) 6581 8111 or email vanessa.penfold@pmhc.nsw.gov.au

Consultation has concluded
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    Ocean Drive, Lake Cathie Planning Agreement

    Council has been in negotiations with three separate landowners in Ocean Drive Lake Cathie to facilitate the coordination of the construction of a new intersection and associated infrastructure opposite Abel Tasman Drive. A draft Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) has been prepared that sets out the terms of agreement between the parties and Council.

    Development Application 2012/381 for a 176 lot subdivision and associated infrastructure was approved by Council on 21 February 2013 . The development application includes the construction of an intersection at Abel Tasman Drive/Ocean Drive Lake Cathie to serve two separate landowners’ subdivisions as well as an adjoining property. Following an offer from the three landowners involved, Council has facilitated negotiations on the planning agreement provisions for the construction of the intersection and infrastructure to serve the proposed subdivisions.

    The draft planning agreement has now reached a stage where all parties are in agreement with the provisions.

    Specific provisions of the VPA include:

    • Staged construction of the intersection on Ocean Drive.
    • Construction of a lead in road.
    • Reimbursement of costs between the parties for the cost of construction of infrastructure.
    • Payment of roads contributions.
    • Construction of relocated water and sewer mains.
    • Construction of a sewer pump station.
    • Payment of water and sewer contributions.
    • Dispute resolution mechanisms .
    • Registration of the VPA on the title of the land.
    • Payment of Council’s costs in relation the preparation and negotiation of the VPA.

    The draft planning agreement may be inspected at Council’s Customer Service Centre in Burrawan Street, Port Macquarie, Council’s Wauchope Offices and at Council’s Laurieton Branch Office between 8.30am and 4.30pm on normal business weekdays until the end of the notification period on 6 February 2015. 





    Ocean Drive, Lake Cathie Planning Agreement

    Council has been in negotiations with three separate landowners in Ocean Drive Lake Cathie to facilitate the coordination of the construction of a new intersection and associated infrastructure opposite Abel Tasman Drive. A draft Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) has been prepared that sets out the terms of agreement between the parties and Council.

    Development Application 2012/381 for a 176 lot subdivision and associated infrastructure was approved by Council on 21 February 2013 . The development application includes the construction of an intersection at Abel Tasman Drive/Ocean Drive Lake Cathie to serve two separate landowners’ subdivisions as well as an adjoining property. Following an offer from the three landowners involved, Council has facilitated negotiations on the planning agreement provisions for the construction of the intersection and infrastructure to serve the proposed subdivisions.

    The draft planning agreement has now reached a stage where all parties are in agreement with the provisions.

    Specific provisions of the VPA include:

    • Staged construction of the intersection on Ocean Drive.
    • Construction of a lead in road.
    • Reimbursement of costs between the parties for the cost of construction of infrastructure.
    • Payment of roads contributions.
    • Construction of relocated water and sewer mains.
    • Construction of a sewer pump station.
    • Payment of water and sewer contributions.
    • Dispute resolution mechanisms .
    • Registration of the VPA on the title of the land.
    • Payment of Council’s costs in relation the preparation and negotiation of the VPA.

    The draft planning agreement may be inspected at Council’s Customer Service Centre in Burrawan Street, Port Macquarie, Council’s Wauchope Offices and at Council’s Laurieton Branch Office between 8.30am and 4.30pm on normal business weekdays until the end of the notification period on 6 February 2015.