Project Update - Additional Studies
Following the discussions with the RFS, the Planning Delivery Unit (PDU) and Biodiversity Conservation Branch (BCD) of the NSW Department of Planning, Industry & Environment (DPIE), the proponent and Council, the proponent has now been requested to provide:
- an updated Bushfire Assessment Report that considers the relevant bushfire protection measures of Planning for Bushfire Protection 2019
- an updated Biodiversity Conservation Assessment Report (BCAR) using the Biodiversity Assessment Method (BAM) 2020
- a water-cycle management study to support the Planning Proposal.
It is anticipated that the Planning Proposal, including the exhibition outcomes and key issues raised in response to the exhibited PP (12 May – 25 June 2021), will be reported to Council in early 2022, dependent upon timely receipt of the updated reports and the water-cycle management study.