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Draft Restoration Works on Public Land Policy & Amended Guidelines - submissions closed 28 September 2020

On 24 August 2020, the Council resolved to place the Draft Restoration Works on Public Land Policy & Amended Guidelines following draft policy and amended guidelines on exhibition for 28 days.

The draft policy and amended guidelines are available in the document library. Additions to the guidelines are shown in red text and deletions are shown in strikethrough.

The key objectives of the proposed policy are to ensure that all entities that undertake work on Council’s land or infrastructure are held accountable to repair and make good Council’s assets to the correct standards and quality requirements of Council; and to reduce the amount of cost shifting back to Council that results from utility companies, developers, and/or private property owners undertaking poor quality restoration work on Council owned assets and infrastructure. Additionally, the policy and guidelines provide a clear framework around payment to Council in accordance with the adopted Fees and Charges Schedule, so repairs and permanent restoration of Council land and or infrastructure can be made at no cost to Council.


For further information contact Council's Manager Works Engineering on 9936 8100.


Draft Trailer Parking Policy was on exhibition until midnight Sunday 19 July 2020. Visit the dedicated project page for further information.

Draft Restoration Works on Public Land Policy & Amended Guidelines - submissions closed 28 September 2020

On 24 August 2020, the Council resolved to place the Draft Restoration Works on Public Land Policy & Amended Guidelines following draft policy and amended guidelines on exhibition for 28 days.

The draft policy and amended guidelines are available in the document library. Additions to the guidelines are shown in red text and deletions are shown in strikethrough.

The key objectives of the proposed policy are to ensure that all entities that undertake work on Council’s land or infrastructure are held accountable to repair and make good Council’s assets to the correct standards and quality requirements of Council; and to reduce the amount of cost shifting back to Council that results from utility companies, developers, and/or private property owners undertaking poor quality restoration work on Council owned assets and infrastructure. Additionally, the policy and guidelines provide a clear framework around payment to Council in accordance with the adopted Fees and Charges Schedule, so repairs and permanent restoration of Council land and or infrastructure can be made at no cost to Council.


For further information contact Council's Manager Works Engineering on 9936 8100.


Draft Trailer Parking Policy was on exhibition until midnight Sunday 19 July 2020. Visit the dedicated project page for further information.

  • Prior to making a submission please ensure you have reviewed the amended policy in the document library.

    Privacy Statement: Any personal data captured in this submission will be stored by Council in accordance with its Privacy Statement, Privacy Management Plan, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information and Protection Act 1998. Personal information captured will be used only for participation in this project and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent.

     Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

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  • Prior to making a submission please ensure you have reviewed the amended policy in the document library.

    Privacy Statement: Any personal data captured in this submission will be stored by Council in accordance with its Privacy Statement, Privacy Management Plan, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information and Protection Act 1998. Personal information captured will be used only for participation in this project and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent.

     Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

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    Privacy Statement: Any personal data captured in this submission will be stored by Council in accordance with its Privacy Statement, Privacy Management Plan, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information and Protection Act 1998. Personal information captured will be used only for participation in this project and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent.

     Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

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     Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

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    Prior to making a submission please ensure you have reviewed the draft policy in the document library.

    Privacy Statement: Any personal data captured in this submission will be stored by Council in accordance with its Privacy Statement, Privacy Management Plan, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information and Protection Act 1998. Personal information captured will be used only for participation in this project and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent.

    Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.


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    Submissions closed 18 December 2019

    On 28 October 2019, Council considered a report detailing the proposed amendments to Council's Encroachment Management Policy and resolved to endorse the amended policy for public exhibition. The report is available in document library, hard copies can be viewed at Council’s Customer Service Centre and Stanton Library during opening hours.

    The proposed amendments to Council’s Encroachment Management Policy are in accordance with the Local Government Act 1993, and were developed for the following purposes:

    • To more effectively manage airbridge encroachments for vehicular access over Council’s footpath and/or other public land in relation to both commercial and residential properties; and
    • To determine the best and fairest approach when assessing the rental/compensation payable to Council in relation to leases, licences and easements.

    For more information contact Council’s Property Officer, Risha Joseph on 9936 8100.

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    Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.


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    Privacy Statement: Any personal data captured in this submission will be stored by Council in accordance with its Privacy Statement, Privacy Management Plan, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information and Protection Act 1998. Personal information captured will be used only for participation in this project and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent.

    Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.


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    Prior to making a submission please ensure you have reviewed the draft code in the document library.

    Reminder: Any personal data captured in this submission will be stored by Council in accordance with its Privacy Statement, Privacy Management Plan, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information and Protection Act 1998. Personal information captured will be used only for participation in this project and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent.

    Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

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    Prior to making a submission please ensure you have reviewed the draft policy in the document library.

    Reminder: Any personal data captured in this submission will be stored by Council in accordance with its Privacy Statement, Privacy Management Plan, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information and Protection Act 1998. Personal information captured will be used only for participation in this project and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent.

    Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

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    Prior to making a submission please ensure you have reviewed the draft policy in the document library.

    Reminder: Any personal data captured in this submission will be stored by Council in accordance with its Privacy Statement, Privacy Management Plan, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information and Protection Act 1998. Personal information captured will be used only for participation in this project and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent.

    Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Prior to making a submission please ensure you have reviewed the draft policy in the document library.

    Reminder: Any personal data captured in this submission will be stored by Council in accordance with its Privacy Statement, Privacy Management Plan, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information and Protection Act 1998. Personal information captured will be used only for participation in this project and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent.

    Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

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    Prior to making a submission please ensure you have reviewed the amended/draft policy in the document library.

    Reminder: Any personal data captured in this submission will be stored by Council in accordance with its Privacy Statement, Privacy Management Plan, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information and Protection Act 1998. Personal information captured will be used only for participation in this project and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent.

    Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.

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    Feedback closed 24 August 2018. 

    Amended/Draft Policies can be viewed in the document library.

    Council at its meeting of 25 June 2018 resolved the place the following policies on exhibition for public comment:

    • Amended Asset Accounting and Capitalisation Policy
    • Amended Catering Provision Policy
    • Amended Complaints Handling Policy
    • Amended Councillor Access to Information and Interaction with Staff Policy
    • Amended Donations Policy
    • Amended Filming in Council Area Policy
    • Amended Financial Management Policy
    • Code of Conduct - North Sydney Local Planning Panel
    • Draft Debt Recovery Policy

    All amendments are indicated in italics for new and strikethrough for deletion.

    Background

    • Council's Policy Manual, in its entirety, was reviewed following the commencement of the new term of Council.
    • The Asset Accounting and Capitalisation Policy requires amendment to terminology, internal processes and supporting documentation references.
    • The Catering Provision Policy requires amendment to in response to the Council resolution of 9 October 2017 (Min. No. 323) and discussion at the Governance Committee meeting held 9 April 2018. The proposed amendments do not impact the public i.e. no change to current service levels.
    • The Complaints Handling Policy requires amendment in response to recommendations from the Internal Auditor, following a review of Council’s complaints handling processes and procedures. The proposed amendments do not impact the public i.e. no change to current service levels.
    • Procedural amendments are proposed to the Councillor Access to Information and Interaction with Staff Policy that do not impact the public i.e. no change to current service levels.
    • The proposed amendments in the Donations Policy reflect the Stanton Library receiving deductible gift recipient (DGR) status, which in turn requires minor procedural amendments.
    • Within the Amended Filming in Council Area Policy, reference to use of drones has been added and the Police related procedures have been updated. All amendments are indicated in italics for new and strikethrough for deletion.
    • Minor amendments are proposed to the Financial Management Policy that do not impact the public i.e. no change to current service levels.
    • The Code of Conduct - North Sydney Local Planning Panel is mandated by the State Government. On 1 March 2018 the North Sydney Local Planning Panel (NSLPP) replaced the North Sydney Independent Planning Panel (NSIPP)(External link).
    • The Draft Debt Recovery Policy outlines Council's guidelines regarding recovery and management of overdue Rates and Domestic Waste Management Charges and other non-rates debts.

    For further information, contact Council’s Manager Integrated Planning and Special Projects on 9936 8100.

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  • CLOSED: This survey has concluded.

    Thank you for making a submission regarding an amended/draft policy on exhibition.

    Privacy Statement: Any personal data captured in this submission will be stored by Council in accordance with its Privacy Statement, Privacy Management Plan, Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Privacy and Personal Information and Protection Act 1998. Personal information captured will be used only for participation in this project and will not be disclosed to any third party without your written consent.

    Details of individual submissions may be made public in accordance with Part 3, Division 1, Clause 18(g) of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009. Personal information will only be made available by application in accordance with Part 2, Division 2 - Public interest considerations - of the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009.


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