Council meeting highlights: Standing Committee – Monday 11 October

Published on 11 October 2021

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Please see below for highlights of the final determinations made at tonight’s Ordinary Meeting of Lake Macquarie City Council.

The full agenda and reports are available at meeting agendas and minutes.

Draft Planning Proposal – LEP Amendment for Additional Permitted Uses at 56-76 Mandalong Road, Morisset

Council endorsed a draft planning proposal to amend the Lake Macquarie Local Environmental Plan 2014 to enable Additional Permitted Uses of a supermarket, restaurants or cafes and small form retail shops, currently prohibited within the B7 Business Park zone at 56-76 Mandalong Road, Morisset.

Adoption of the draft Lake Activation Strategy

Council adopted the draft Lake Macquarie Lake Activation Strategy following its public exhibition.

Lake Macquarie Mayor Kay Fraser said “as our city continues to grow, it’s important that we are guided by a strategy that informs investment in the development and management of the lake and its foreshore over the next 10 years. It will place us in a great position to secure access to the lake, strengthen the relationships between the lake and economic centres around the foreshore, diversify our local economy and employment opportunities, as well as allow the city to attract events and increase tourism and visitor opportunities.”