City’s resolution needed

The old Telstra site is in need of a decision concerning a Scheme Amendment. Picture: Elle Borgward www.communitypix.com.au d399343
The old Telstra site is in need of a decision concerning a Scheme Amendment. Picture: Elle Borgward www.communitypix.com.au d399343

The Scheme Amendment included building height limits of 36 meters, 21 meters and 14 meters over various portions of the site.

The council refused the application and invited the applicants to submit a further Scheme Amendment proposal that offered a development with a bulk and scale more keeping with the locality.

Council has now received advice of the owner’s submission to the Minister for Planning that seeks his intervention to instruct council to initiate a Scheme Amendment for the purpose requested in September.

Tonight, council need to adopt a resolution that will advise the Minister of the kind of Scheme Amendment they would be prepared to consider.