25 April 2013

Community Information

Governor Phillip Reserve and Boat Ramp Temporary Closure

Notice is given that Governor Phillip Reserve and boat ramp will be closed to the general public on Saturday, 4 and Sunday, 5 May 2013, as exclusive use has been granted to Upper Hawkesbury Power Boat Club for the 2013 Bridge to Bridge Power Boat Race.

Consulting the Community

Draft Amendment to Hawkesbury Development Control Plan 2002

Draft Amendment to Hawkesbury Development Control Plan 2002

Hawkesbury Development Control Plan 2002 - Draft Heritage Conservation Chapter Council at the Ordinary Meeting of 12 March 2013 resolved to exhibit a draft Heritage Conservation Chapter for the Hawkesbury Development Control Plan 2002 (DCP) for a minimum 28 days. The aim of this Chapter is to promote and protect Hawkesbury’s natural and cultural heritage as a valuable resource for existing and future generations. The Chapter provides development controls for heritage items and heritage conservation areas listed in Schedule 5 – Environmental Heritage of Hawkesbury Local Environmental Plan 2012 and any development on land adjacent to or within the vicinity of a heritage item or conservation area.

The draft Chapter, known as Chapter 10 Heritage Conservation of Part C of the DCP, and other supporting documentation, including associated minor administrative amendments to other parts of the DCP, is on public exhibition 8.30am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday at the Council offices, 366 George Street, Windsor for the period Friday 12 April 2013 to Monday 13 May 2013. The draft Chapter and other supporting documentation can also be viewed on Council’s website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Interested persons are invited to inspect the draft Chapter and other supporting documentation. Written submissions may be made to Council during the exhibition period with the final day of submissions being Monday, 13 May 2013. Submissions should be referenced "DCP2002/13" and can be posted to Hawkesbury City Council, PO Box 146, WINDSOR NSW 2756, faxed to (02) 4587 7740, or emailed to council@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au.

Any comments about this proposal may contain information that is personal, such as information that identifies you for the purposes of the Privacy & Personal information Protection Act 1998. The submission of personal information with your comments is voluntary but, if not provided, may effect consideration of such comments. The purpose of collecting this information is to assist Council in obtaining the views of the residents. This information will be stored in Council’s records system and may be made available to third parties in accordance with legislation.

Under Section 147(5) of the Act, any person who makes a submission to Council is required to disclose any political donation or gift. Where relevant a Political Donation and Gift Disclosure Statement is to accompany any submission lodged with Council.

Enquiries: Karu Wijayasinghe, Senior Strategic Land Use Planner on (02) 4560 4546.

Public Notices

Hawkesbury - Small Business Week: 3 - 6 June 2013

Council will host a week of business activities, with business partners, to help small businesses in the Hawkesbury to grow. Activities, including seminars and networking opportunities, will be presented by:

  • Australian Taxation Office - workshops: TAX Basic; Record Keeping and Self-Managed Super Funds.
  • Hawkesbury Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) - workshops: What Makes a Good Website; Customer Service Essential; and How to Grow Your Business using Facebook.
  • Hawkesbury City Chamber: After 5 Event - ''Mini-Biz Expo''
  • TAFE Richmond - workshops: Online Presence for Every Business; and Social Media for Business.
  • MCC - Hawkesbury Community College - `Cameo'' Community Courses (introduction to college courses).
  • Hawkesbury City Council - feature events are:
    • ''Switch on'' Hawkesbury Expo - Fast Broadband and Digital Business'' - Tuesday, 4 June 2013
    • Tourism Business Afternoon - Wednesday, 5 June 2013

Hawkesbury Small Businesses are invited to be part of the Hawkesbury Small Business Week

To get the Program of Activities or Register for any of the workshops - contact Council on 4560-4579 or Fiona.mann@hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au

Development Applications Recently Determined

Notice under Section 101 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, the following Development Consents were determined by Council.

>>> View applications

The development consents are available for public inspection, without charge, at Council Offices. Office hours are 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Council Meetings


Tuesday 30 Ordinary 6.30PM


Tuesday 14 Ordinary 6.30PM

Tuesday 28 Ordinary 6.30PM

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