Public Exhibition


Council has reviewed its policy setting out the expenses that Councillors can claim when incurred as part of their role as a councillor. The review was undertaken to bring the policy into alignment with the revised guidelines issued by the Office of Local Government.

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These draft documents will be on public exhibition from Wednesday 3 July 2019 until Wednesday 31 July 2019 and can be viewed at the following locations.

  • Council Administrative Centre, Hyde Street Bellingen,
  • Urunga and Dorrigo libraries
  • Council’s website:

Written submissions regarding the documents. must be made by 4.00pm on Wednesday 31 July 2019 and addressed to The General Manager, Bellingen Shire Council, PO Box 117, Bellingen NSW 2454 or via email to:

PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF PLANNING PROPOSAL 15 - Reclassify land at Lookout Road from Community to Operational

Notice is given of the public exhibition of a Planning Proposal for the amendment of Bellingen Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2010.

Subject land

  • Part of Reserve R87120, at Lookout Rd, Bellingen

The Planning Proposal

The objective of the proposed LEP amendment is as follows:

  1. To reclassify Part of Reserve R87120 from ‘’Community Land’’ to ‘’Operational Land’’.


The Planning Proposal and other required documents will be available for viewing at the Council Administration Centre Bellingen and the Bellingen Library from Thursday 9 May 2019 until Friday 7 June 2019. A copy of the Planning Proposal will also be available for viewing on Council’s engagement website, Create:

Council invites interested parties to make a written submission regarding the Planning Proposal. Submissions will be received up until 4.30pm on Friday 7 June 2019. Submissions already made by interested parties in respect of this matter will continue to be considered by Council and it is not necessary to make a further submission, should you not wish to.

In this instance, Council has not been provided with delegated authority to make the LEP, as the approval of the Governor is required.

The Relevant Planning Authority (RPA) for the Planning Proposal is Bellingen Shire Council.

Written submissions should be addressed to;

The General Manager
Bellingen Shire Council
PO Box 117

For further details please contact Daniel Bennett, Senior Strategic Planner (Planning Services) on
6655 7352 between 8.30am and 4.30pm Mondays to Fridays.


Community Engagement Hub 'Create'

Council Projects on Public Exhibition (excluding DA's) can be located on the Create Community Engagement Hub at

DA Tracker

This service allows you to monitor the progress of a development application.  Go to DA Tracker

How to make a Submission to a Development Proposal
Please note that if you make a submission on any of the documents on exhibition, it may be made publicly available in Council’s business paper and on its website.

If you do not wish your submission to be made publicly available you must provide Council with written reasons for this. Anonymous submissions will not be considered.

DA Submission Fact Sheet
Integrated Planning & Reporting Documents on Public Exhibition