Amended Outdoor Dining and Goods on Footpath Policy

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Outdoor Dining in the North Sydney LGA

Feedback closes 11.59pm, 17 July 2024

On 11 March 2024, Council endorsed the public exhibition of the proposed amendments to the Outdoor Dining and Display of Goods on the Footpath Policy, for minimum 28 days public exhibition.

Feedback is sought on the proposed changes to the Outdoor Dining and Display of Goods on the Footpath Policy to maintain a clear, correct, and consistent approval process. The key amendments within the Policy and Guidelines are outlined as follows:

  • updating of the approval process;
  • correcting of spelling and grammatical errors;
  • correction of the legislated terms in relation to outdoor dining and goods display;
  • reflect recent changes to the business and industrial zone names used under NSLEP 2013;
  • minor formatting issues to ensure consistency throughout the documents;
  • minor amendments to the character statements within the Guidelines to reflect the current and future local context;
  • replacement of negative connotations within the Guidelines that do not promote the uptake of outdoor dining;
  • re-incorporation of missing diagrams within Schedule 5;
  • revision of the Area Management map to correct the zone names and colours under NSLEP 2013;
  • incorporation of updated images; and
  • incorporation of provisions for the waiver of Outdoor Dining fees for Café operators who are affected by Council works on footpaths.

The exhibition period runs 15 June to 14 July 2024.

SUBMISSIONS INVITED

Prior to making a submission please ensure you have read the:

  • Council report of 11 March 2024, Item 10.5 - found in the document library.
    • Amended Outdoor Dining and Goods on Footpath Policy
    • Outdoor Dining and Display of Goods on the Footpath

      Guidelines

The following legislative planning policies also impact on the proposed amended policy:

  • North Sydney Local Environmental Plan (NSLEP) 2013
  • North Sydney Development Control Plan (NSDCP) 2013
  • State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt & Complying Development Code) 2008

    (Codes SEPP)

Use the online submission form (below) or send submissions to:

Email - yoursay@northsydney.nsw.gov.au
North Sydney Council
PO Box 12
NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2059

Hard copies are available for viewing at Council’s Customer Service Centre and Stanton Library during opening hours.

For further information contact Council’s Commercial Property Specialist, Alistair White on (02) 9936 8100.

Feedback closes 11.59pm, 17 July 2024

On 11 March 2024, Council endorsed the public exhibition of the proposed amendments to the Outdoor Dining and Display of Goods on the Footpath Policy, for minimum 28 days public exhibition.

Feedback is sought on the proposed changes to the Outdoor Dining and Display of Goods on the Footpath Policy to maintain a clear, correct, and consistent approval process. The key amendments within the Policy and Guidelines are outlined as follows:

  • updating of the approval process;
  • correcting of spelling and grammatical errors;
  • correction of the legislated terms in relation to outdoor dining and goods display;
  • reflect recent changes to the business and industrial zone names used under NSLEP 2013;
  • minor formatting issues to ensure consistency throughout the documents;
  • minor amendments to the character statements within the Guidelines to reflect the current and future local context;
  • replacement of negative connotations within the Guidelines that do not promote the uptake of outdoor dining;
  • re-incorporation of missing diagrams within Schedule 5;
  • revision of the Area Management map to correct the zone names and colours under NSLEP 2013;
  • incorporation of updated images; and
  • incorporation of provisions for the waiver of Outdoor Dining fees for Café operators who are affected by Council works on footpaths.

The exhibition period runs 15 June to 14 July 2024.

SUBMISSIONS INVITED

Prior to making a submission please ensure you have read the:

  • Council report of 11 March 2024, Item 10.5 - found in the document library.
    • Amended Outdoor Dining and Goods on Footpath Policy
    • Outdoor Dining and Display of Goods on the Footpath

      Guidelines

The following legislative planning policies also impact on the proposed amended policy:

  • North Sydney Local Environmental Plan (NSLEP) 2013
  • North Sydney Development Control Plan (NSDCP) 2013
  • State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt & Complying Development Code) 2008

    (Codes SEPP)

Use the online submission form (below) or send submissions to:

Email - yoursay@northsydney.nsw.gov.au
North Sydney Council
PO Box 12
NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2059

Hard copies are available for viewing at Council’s Customer Service Centre and Stanton Library during opening hours.

For further information contact Council’s Commercial Property Specialist, Alistair White on (02) 9936 8100.

  • Note: In the interests of transparency, any submission you make is open to public scrutiny under North Sydney Council's Access to Information Policy. Council generally makes the submission, and the name and address of the person/organisation making the submission, publicly available on our website (or associated sites) unless the submitter requests otherwise. 



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