The Pre-Gateway review says that the plan to massively increase the bulk and height of the 5 towers at Gladesville Shopping Village has ‘merit‘.  The proposal is now set to go to the Joint Regional Planning Panel on November 3rd.  A decision is expected by the end of November.  If their proposal is accepted, the plans then go to public exhibition, subject to fulfilling the conditions placed on them at Gateway.

who-is-in-chargeOn November 21st a whole new planning system will begin operating.  The District Panels (part of the Greater Sydney Commission) will replace the Joint Regional Planning Panels.

no to over developmentThis enormous development in Gladesville is being assessed under the old planning assessment system, just weeks before the Northern District Draft Plan is released for comment.

Until recently, the Gladesville Shopping Village site belonged to the people of Hunters Hill municipality.

Contact Hunters Hill Council’s Senior Strategic Planner Philippa Hayes on 9879 9442 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday) if you have any questions.