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Shared infrastructure design for West Byron nearing completion

This next phase of the project is nearing completion. This phase had involved developing the details for the shared infrastructure for West Byron. This has been undertaken by BBWLA and its contractors. The Development Control Plan for West Byron is being undertaken by Byron Shire Council. Council will put the relevant documents on Public Exhibition later in the year.

Public exhibition of the West Byron rezoning proposal is now closed and feedback is being reviewed.

Public exhibition of the draft package of information and plans for the West Byron rezoning proposal closed on 31 January 2014.

The Department of Planning and Infrastructure is now reviewing submissions. The community will have further opportunities for input and feedback.

Exhibition of draft package of information and plans for West Byron proposal closes 31 January 2014

The draft package of information and plans for the West Byron site proposal are currently on exhibition by the Department of Planning and Infrastructure.

Submissions are invited until 31 January  2014.

Please click here to view the documents or make a submission.

Exhibition of Draft Zoning Plan, Draft Development Control Plan and Draft Voluntary Planning Agreement.

The draft package of plans and agreement on exhibition can be viewed  on line at www.planning.nsw.gov.au/on-exhibition or hard copies of these documents can also be viewed until 31 January 2014 during regular business hours, at:

  • Department of Planning & Infrastructure, Information Centre, 23-33 Bridge Street, Sydney;
  • Department of Planning & Infrastructure (Grafton Office), Level 3, 49 Victoria Street, Grafton;
  • Byron Shire Council, 70–90 Station Street, Mullumbimby; and
  • Byron Bay Library, Corner of Lawson and Fletcher Streets, Byron Bay.

The proposal will only be finalised after all submissions have been considered. Have your say and lodge your submissions at www.planning.nsw.gov.au/on-exhibition for the revised plans and/or the Voluntary Planning Agreement. Your submissions are important- the zoning plan, planning rules and Draft Development Control Plan 2013 (DCP) will be finalised after consideration of all submissions.

Summary of submissions of West Byron exhibition

Summary of the submissions received in 2011 and 2010 by BBWLA and its consultants is available in the feedback page of our site.

Revised zoning plan submitted to the NSW DP&I

A revised zoning plan was submitted to the NSW Department of Planning and Infrastructure. Further information can be found here.

Extension of West Byron exhibition

Submissions can be lodged up until the 14th December 2011.

Answers to common questions about West Byron

Please click here to download our Questions and Answers sheet which clarifies some of the more common concerns that have been asked by the community.

State Significant Site Study on Public Exhibition

The Department of Planning and Infrastructure have put the State Significant Site Study on public exhibition. All feedback in the form of submission will be managed through the Department. Please visit their website at for further information.

Technical Reports

This website has information on the study and technical reports here.

Feedback Received

Summary and responses to feedback received in 2010 by BBWLA and its consultants is also available in the feedback page of our site.

West Byron Project Newsletter No.02

To download the October 2010 West Byron Project Newsletter please click here.

Guidelines for State Significant Sites under the Major Project SEPP

Please click here to download the Guidelines for State Significant Sites under the Major Project SEPP

West Byron Project Newsletter No.01

To download the July 2010 West Byron Project Newsletter please click here.