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Planning Overview

In the 1960s, Glebe was viewed as a slum, ripe for demolition. Today it is a sought after residential suburb. The story of this transformation is not only a story of changing tastes and lifestyles, but also the story of a determined group of residents who saw the potential beauty and amenity of their suburb and fought to preserve it from the bulldozers.  Read more »



Posts about Planning

Planning Report (October 2018)

Planning Report (October 2018)
Posted on 2nd November 2018

Durham Court (417 Glebe Point Road), 225-279 Broadway and Bellevue  Read more »

Planning Report (September 2018)
Posted on 30th September 2018

232 Glebe Point Rd, 16 Glebe Point Rd, 202 Glebe Point Rd and Bellevue  Read more »

Planning Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018

Planning Subcommittee Annual Report 2017-2018
Posted on 31st August 2018

This report is largely a look at the present and future in the light of the Better Planning Network seminar.  Read more »

Planning Report (August 2018)
Posted on 6th August 2018

Naturalisation of Johnstons Creek, Harold Park, Affordable Housing, Better Planning Network Seminar, 13-15 Ross St and Glebe Point Rd Main Street Study (Stage 2)  Read more »

Mystery Surrounds Empty Building
Posted on 5th July 2018

For more than a year the Glebe Society has been inquiring about the deserted building at 274 Glebe Point Rd.   Read more »

Planning Report (July 2018)
Posted on 5th July 2018

Tramsheds Growers’ Market, Harold Park and Proposed Amendment to DCP 2012: Broadway between Glebe Point Rd and former Grace Bros  Read more »

Planning Matters (June 2018)
Posted on 31st May 2018

Complying medium density development, National Trust Heritage Award and Harold Park Affordable Housing  Read more »

Another Free Kick for Developers

Another Free Kick for Developers
Posted on 4th May 2018

The State Government has recently extended Complying Development to include medium-density housing – terraces, dual occupancy dwellings, or buildings containing up to three or four dwellings. The point about Complying Development is that it doesn’t have to meet the requirements of a normal development application.   Read more »

Big Changes in Planning – Local Planning Panels

Big Changes in Planning – Local Planning Panels
Posted on 3rd April 2018

In what is a monumental centralisation of the planning system in NSW, Planning NSW has made it mandatory from 1 March for all Sydney councils and Wollongong City Council to establish Local Planning Panels.  Read more »

The Best Scenario for Bellevue’s Future? It’s a Tough One
Posted on 3rd April 2018

A development application is before Council for a restaurant and café in the heritage listed cottage, Bellevue, in Blackwattle Park at Glebe Point. There are pros and cons with this.  Read more »

Planning Report (March 2018)

Planning Report (March 2018)
Posted on 12th March 2018

Bellevue (55A Leichhardt St), Former Waratah Hotel (92 Glebe Point Rd), Yelvertoft (75 Hereford St), Bidura (357 Glebe Point Rd) and Harold Park  Read more »

Residents’ Concerns over Bellevue Cottage
Posted on 12th March 2018

The Society demanded that issues of parking, noise, hours of operation, and landscaping be addressed before approval was granted.   Read more »

Letter to the City of Sydney on Bellevue DA – January 2018
Posted on 2nd February 2018

The Glebe Society welcomes a proposal that has a good chance of success, and thus ensuring the permanent occupation and conservation of Bellevue, and continuing amenity for the community, and in particular users of the popular Waterfront Walk. However, there are matters that need further clarification and additional issues that should be addressed.  Read more »

Letter to the City of Sydney on Bellevue Lease – October 2017
Posted on 17th December 2017

The Society believes the time has come to relax those conditions to allow the venue to operate for longer hours, and also to take bookings. It may be possible to relax others as well, at least for a trial period.  Read more »

Correspondence with the City of Sydney on Harold Park completion
Posted on 17th December 2017

The Glebe Society is aware of wide-spread concern expressed by local residents about the lack of progress in completion of Harold Park. We are seeking information from you about the timeframe for drainage remediation and the opening of the park.  Read more »