Blue Mountains Have Your Say

Blue Mountains City Council is committed to engaging with the community.

Blue Mountains Have Your Say provides a convenient on-line forum for Council to tell residents about projects, issues and decisions that are open for community input and for residents to tell Council what they think about significant matters.

Welcome to Blue Mountains Have your Say!

Blue Mountains City Council is committed to engaging with the community.

Blue Mountains Have Your Say provides a convenient on-line forum for Council to tell residents about projects, issues and decisions that are open for community input and for residents to tell Council what they think about significant matters.

Welcome to Blue Mountains Have your Say!

News

  • Child and Youth Plan Survey

    11 days ago
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    Blue Mountains City Council and the Stronger Families Alliance (a large network of government and non-government organisations) are conducting a survey to develop a Child and Youth Plan. Your answers will help us plan services and facilities for children and young people across the Blue Mountains.

    We welcome all contributions from the community, whether you have children or not. We especially welcome responses from children and young people.

    Click here to take part in the survey...


    Blue Mountains City Council and the Stronger Families Alliance (a large network of government and non-government organisations) are conducting a survey to develop a Child and Youth Plan. Your answers will help us plan services and facilities for children and young people across the Blue Mountains.

    We welcome all contributions from the community, whether you have children or not. We especially welcome responses from children and young people.

    Click here to take part in the survey...


  • Draft Amendment 1 to LEP 2015

    17 days ago
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    The purpose of draft Amendment 1 to Blue Mountains Local Environmental Plan 2015 (LEP 2015) is to transfer land that has been deferred from LEP 2015. The finalisation of Amendment 1 will result in some of the land with the “Deferred” status being incorporated into LEP 2015.

    For more detailed information please click here.

    Public Exhibition Period: Wednesday 13 July - Wednesday 10 August 2016.

    The purpose of draft Amendment 1 to Blue Mountains Local Environmental Plan 2015 (LEP 2015) is to transfer land that has been deferred from LEP 2015. The finalisation of Amendment 1 will result in some of the land with the “Deferred” status being incorporated into LEP 2015.

    For more detailed information please click here.

    Public Exhibition Period: Wednesday 13 July - Wednesday 10 August 2016.

  • Sustainable Blue Mountains Together

    5 months ago
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    Reviewing and Renewing our Community Strategic Plan

    Every four years we focus on talking with you about what's changed in the Blue Mountains, what kind of future we want for our community, and how we can create this future by working together.

    Our recent anonymous survey attracted 145 responses which we are collating and analysing. We will post them on this site when completed.

    For more detailed information please click here

    Reviewing and Renewing our Community Strategic Plan

    Every four years we focus on talking with you about what's changed in the Blue Mountains, what kind of future we want for our community, and how we can create this future by working together.

    Our recent anonymous survey attracted 145 responses which we are collating and analysing. We will post them on this site when completed.

    For more detailed information please click here
  • Draft Operational Plan 2016-2017

    3 months ago
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    This consultation has concluded.

    Have Your Say on the Council’s proposed service delivery plans and budgets for 2016-2017. The Council has prepared itsDraft Operational Plan 2016-2017and invites the views of the community.

    This is your chance to have your say on things such as: annual service delivery actions; Asset Works Program; Budget; Rating statement; and Fees and charges.

    You can view the draft plan here.


    This consultation has concluded.

    Have Your Say on the Council’s proposed service delivery plans and budgets for 2016-2017. The Council has prepared itsDraft Operational Plan 2016-2017and invites the views of the community.

    This is your chance to have your say on things such as: annual service delivery actions; Asset Works Program; Budget; Rating statement; and Fees and charges.

    You can view the draft plan here.


  • Draft Cultural Centre Exhibition Policy

    3 months ago
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    This consultation has concluded.

    Every four years the Cultural Centre Exhibitions Policy is required to be reviewed.

    This revised policy now includes specific reference to the various exhibition program streams of the City Art Gallery and the exhibition selection process at the Cultural Centre’s sister facility, Braemar Gallery.

    The Policy provides a clear direction for the selection of exhibition programs and ensures a transparent selection process is adhered to, with the intention of meeting the Cultural Centre’s mission and vision to be a significant display space within the Australian museum and gallery industry.

    Have you say on the draft policy here…


    This consultation has concluded.

    Every four years the Cultural Centre Exhibitions Policy is required to be reviewed.

    This revised policy now includes specific reference to the various exhibition program streams of the City Art Gallery and the exhibition selection process at the Cultural Centre’s sister facility, Braemar Gallery.

    The Policy provides a clear direction for the selection of exhibition programs and ensures a transparent selection process is adhered to, with the intention of meeting the Cultural Centre’s mission and vision to be a significant display space within the Australian museum and gallery industry.

    Have you say on the draft policy here…


  • Draft Leura Tourist Bus Strategy

    4 months ago
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    This consultation has concluded.

    The impact of tourist bus parking within the Leura Village precinct has increasingly become a cause for community and Council concern.

    Council has prepared a draft Strategy which sets out a number of options for a long term solution to the tourist bus parking in Leura in order to address the need for coach parking to support visitor use of Leura Village, whilst limiting the impact on the character and amenity, and commercial viability of the various businesses within the village.

    To view the Draft Leura Tourist Bus Strategy please click here.

    This consultation has concluded.

    The impact of tourist bus parking within the Leura Village precinct has increasingly become a cause for community and Council concern.

    Council has prepared a draft Strategy which sets out a number of options for a long term solution to the tourist bus parking in Leura in order to address the need for coach parking to support visitor use of Leura Village, whilst limiting the impact on the character and amenity, and commercial viability of the various businesses within the village.

    To view the Draft Leura Tourist Bus Strategy please click here.

  • Blackheath Masterplan Now on Public Exhibition

    4 months ago
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    This consultation has concluded.

    The Draft Blackheath Village Centre Public Domain Masterplan is now on Public Exhibition until Monday 2 May 2016 with Submissions received until 16 May 2016.

    The Draft Masterplan has focused on the Public Domain – streets, footpaths and Council owned land - of the village centre from Hat Hill Road in the north to just south of the Sutton Place carpark, and west from the industrial zoned land in Railway Parade to Wentworth Street.

    This area contains the core village centre where retail and commercial services are concentrated – a mix of public and private lands, transport corridors, open/recreational space and some residential areas.

    To view the Draft Masterplan please click here and to Have Your Say please click here.

    This consultation has concluded.

    The Draft Blackheath Village Centre Public Domain Masterplan is now on Public Exhibition until Monday 2 May 2016 with Submissions received until 16 May 2016.

    The Draft Masterplan has focused on the Public Domain – streets, footpaths and Council owned land - of the village centre from Hat Hill Road in the north to just south of the Sutton Place carpark, and west from the industrial zoned land in Railway Parade to Wentworth Street.

    This area contains the core village centre where retail and commercial services are concentrated – a mix of public and private lands, transport corridors, open/recreational space and some residential areas.

    To view the Draft Masterplan please click here and to Have Your Say please click here.
  • Glenbrook Park: Plan of Management

    6 months ago
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    The Plan of Management, together with the Master Plan, aims to provide guidance for the future development and management of Glenbrook Park, focussing on protecting the existing values of Glenbrook Park while accommodating upgrades and flood mitigation works.

    Find out more here...

    The Plan of Management, together with the Master Plan, aims to provide guidance for the future development and management of Glenbrook Park, focussing on protecting the existing values of Glenbrook Park while accommodating upgrades and flood mitigation works.

    Find out more here...
  • Play Strategy

    6 months ago
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    Children need to play in a range of ways to ensure they meet their developmental milestones and become balanced adults. As a full range of play opportunities cannot be provided in all parks, Council is writing a Play strategy. This will guide the provision of play opportunities in the Mountains over the next 10 years.

    Click here to have your say!

    Children need to play in a range of ways to ensure they meet their developmental milestones and become balanced adults. As a full range of play opportunities cannot be provided in all parks, Council is writing a Play strategy. This will guide the provision of play opportunities in the Mountains over the next 10 years.

    Click here to have your say!

  • Open Space and Recreation Survey

    7 months ago
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    Click here to see an overview of Council's Open Space and Recreation Strategy and the current special focus consultations/surveys for dog exercise and shared space with dog off leash. Consultations for Cliff Sports and Off Road Biking will be available shortly.

    Click here to see an overview of Council's Open Space and Recreation Strategy and the current special focus consultations/surveys for dog exercise and shared space with dog off leash. Consultations for Cliff Sports and Off Road Biking will be available shortly.