Your views are important to how we make decisions that affect the Northern Beaches.
Projects with the status of 'open', 'ongoing' or 'on hold' are listed on this page.
'Open' - Projects currently open for comment or on exhibition inviting formal submission.
'Ongoing' - Project exhibition period closed and pending final decision or more consultation at a later stage.
'On hold' - Project is temporarily postponed - explanation detailed on the linked project pages.
View the Engagement Hub for information and updates on all other projects.
We are upgrading the existing playground at Manly Dam.
We are proposing to amend the Ocean Beaches Plan of Management to facilitate the installation of netball courts at Avalon Beach Reserve.
We're upgrading the existing sports amenities building at Balgowlah Oval and are seeking community comment.
We’re taking our four current Local Environmental Plans (LEP’s) and Development Control Plans (DCP’s) and working with our community and other stakeholders to create our new planning framework.
This is our opportunity to create a roadmap for managing the way our area evolves, in a consistent, sustainable and coordinated way, over the next 20 years and beyond.
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Council obtained title to land at 18 MacPherson Street, Warriewood on 16 April 2019, and hereby gives Public Notice of its intention to classify the subject Council land as “Community Land”.
Council is undertaking a comprehensive Floodplain Risk Management Study for the McCarrs Creek, Mona Vale and Bayview catchments.
We would like to get your comments on the flood management options. Please complete the survey online
We are conducting a review and audit of the current Manly Parking Permit Scheme and will hold information drop-in sessions at Manly Town Hall in June.
We are seeking submissions on the Review of Environmental Factors for the proposed dog off-leash area trial at Station Beach, Palm Beach.
The draft landscape masterplan for Clontarf Reserve is open for comment.
The proposed amendments seek to require the provision of 10% adaptable housing for new medium and high-density residential developments.
We undertook engagement on a draft flood study for the Manly to Seaforth catchment.
We are exploring ways of enhancing West Esplanade in Manly. To help us, we wanted to know how you use and what you like about West Esplanade and your suggestions for improving the area.
Northern Beaches Council provides notice of its intention to consider granting a five (5) year licence to the business trading as Stockmans Burgers Beers Desserts, to use the 42sqm of Council Land located at:
27 Howard Avenue Dee Why.
We have developed a consolidated Bush Fire Prone Land Map for the Northern Beaches with assistance from the Rural Fire Service.
We exhibited the draft Newport Flood Study.
The draft Fraud and Corruption Prevention Policy has been developed to be considered as part of Council’s approach to fraud and corruption control and the current Model Code of Conduct, 2015.
Under s38B of the Roads Act 1993, we're proposing to close approximately 73sqm of Council road reserve and transfer the parcels of road reserve to the respective adjoining landowners.
We considered amendments to the Pittwater DCP to improve and standardise requirements for water quality management, on-site stormwater detention systems and estuarine and coastal risk management.
We are proposing to enter into a Biobanking Agreement to provide funding for the ongoing management of Ingleside Chase Reserve.
As part of the forward four-year capital works program, we are developing a concept plan for the renewal of Long Reef Surf Life Saving Club (SLSC) and the adjacent public amenities.
Council intends to classify land at 13 Warriewood Road Warriewood (Lot 13 DP1206507) as “Community Land”.
We exhibited plans to renew the lease for Beacon Hill Community Kindergarten at Part of Lot 705 DP 1069200 and Part of Lot 2574 DP 752038 at Willandra Road, Beacon Hill.
We have received a Planning Proposal to amend the Warringah Local Environmental Plan for the former Belrose Library site.
We will be working together with you, our community, to develop a Place Plan for Avalon that reflects your values for this unique place.
We exhibited Council's draft Delivery Program 2019-2023.
We have exhibited the draft Brookvale Structure Plan.
We sought comment on the draft Pittwater Waterway Strategy 2038.
We are proposing to upgrade the sporting amenities at LM Graham Reserve by extending an existing building to include toilets, change rooms and storage space.
We have received a Planning Proposal to amend Warringah Local Environmental Plan 2011 (WLEP 2011) to include ‘hotel or motel accommodation’, ‘retail premises’, and ‘residential flat buildings’ as additional permitted uses and amend the Height of Buildings Map to apply a 70 metre maximum building height limit to the site at 1-3 Rodborough Road, Frenchs Forest.
Concept Plans for a Creative Art Space were on exhibition for public comment. The concepts show options for two possible sites - Avalon Golf Clubhouse and Avalon Annexe (in Dunbar Park).
We received a Gateway Determination from the Department of Planning and Environment for a Planning Proposal to amend Schedule 1 of Warringah Local Environmental Plan 2011 to include ‘Medical Centre’ and ‘Office Premises’ as additional permitted uses on the site at 729-731 Pittwater Rd, Dee Why.
As part our ‘Connected Communities’ Program, we're seeking to improve pedestrian access and safety through Mona Vale, with three projects:
Hillcrest Avenue & Mona Vale Headland
Mona Vale Golf Course - Surfview Road (Apex Park)
Narrabeen Park Parade, Warriewood - Mona Vale
We are implementing the Glen Street Open Space Masterplan in stages. Community engagement on the Lionel Watts Oval Skate Park has begun. View the project webpage for more information.
We are developing a Bike Plan to guide the development of our cycling network, new infrastructure and priority routes for the next five years.
We invited comment on our draft Shared Mobility Policy, which aims to support the implementation of well-managed, accessible Shared Mobility schemes.
We exhibited our intention to extend the licence term by one year, from 1 September 2019, for the land at 433 Pittwater Road, North Manly.
Under section 154 of the Roads Act 1993, Northern Beaches Council gives public notice of its intention to consider a lease for a term of five (5) years to the owner of 3A Paling Place, Beacon Hill for an area of approximately 15 square metres of road reserve adjacent to 3A Paling Place, Beacon Hill (Lot 1 SP 53085).
The purpose of the proposed lease is for car parking.
Northern Beaches Council is preparing a strategy to ensure the current and future use of its multipurpose facilities is sustainable. In particular, it will provide options and recommendations for the strategic provision of community centres across the local government area.
We are planning an upgrade at Allambie Heights Oval to include a new district playground, multipurpose court, pathway and access improvements.
We have received State Government funding to conduct an independent investigation into the commercial feasibility of the supply of water and wastewater services to Scotland Island.
Council is upgrading sportsground lighting at a number of sites across the northern beaches.
We publicly exhibited notice of intention to extend the lease term with Warringah Golf Club for one year, from 1 September 2019. This comes after Council resolved to authorise a 20-year lease to Warringah Golf Club Limited. The one-year extension will ensure a lease remains in place whilst the terms of the 20-year lease are finalised.
Under section 154 of the Roads Act 1993, we are considering a lease for a term of five (5) years to the occupier of 1 Queens Parade, Newport for an area of approximately 23 square metres of road reserve adjacent to 1 Queens Parade, Newport and Lot 1 DP 864721.
The purpose of the proposed lease is for an accessible car parking space with access to the building.
To improve safety and access for all users, Northern Beaches Council in partnership with Transport for NSW are proposing to build a pedestrian and cycle bridge alongside the existing bridge at Pittwater Road, Narrabeen.
We intend to classify the land on St David Avenue, Dee Why (Lot 2 DP 1243872 Pittwater Rd) as ‘Community Land’ under the Local Government Act 1993.
We are currently seeking feedback on the extension to the building that has been proposed by the Club.
We are trialing a new dog off-leash area at Avalon Beach Reserve parklands (the north western section).
We are conducting an audit of our Library hours in order to best meet customer demand across the Northern Beaches.
We are proposing to reclassify and rezone the Oliver Street and Lawrence Street carparks in Freshwater Village.
We are preparing a Plan of Management for 3 Boondah Road Warriewood which will include netball hardcourts
We are seeking community feedback about whether or not to establish a permanent dog off-leash area at Avalon Beach Reserve.
Under Section 38B of the Roads Act 1993, Council gave notice of its proposal to close the Council road reserve adjacent to 250 Whale Beach Road, Whale Beach. The road reserve under consideration comprises of Council public road with an area of approximately 44.5sqm, known as part Whale Beach Road adjoining 250 Whale Beach Road, Whale Beach (Lot 213 DP 15376).
We are preparing a landscape plan for Manly Lagoon Reserve.
We are considering granting a five year lease for a portion of Road Reserve adjoining 2B Tasman Road Avalon Beach (Barrenjoey Montessori School).
The Community Development & Services Policy (draft) provides Council with a clear framework that focuses on facilitation and collaboration to achieve community outcomes.
We wanted to hear your stories about what life was like growing up on the Northern Beaches and to discover those less well known, hidden stories about the area.
- What do you think is significant about the history of the Northern Beaches?
- What people have played a role in this history?
- What are the most important local places (natural, historical and architectural)?
The purpose of the draft Outdoor Dining and Footpath Merchandise Policy is to provide structure for consistency and transparency in the assessment process as well as providing effective guidelines for compliance and enforcement of approvals.
We sought submissions on the draft Northern Beaches Development Contributions Plan 2019. A contributions plan allows Council to levy development to provide new or upgraded public infrastructure and services.
We sought feedback on the draft Dee Why Town Centre Development Contributions Plan. The draft plan will deliver up to $24 million of high quality, functional public facilities to support future residents and workers in the Dee Why Town Centre.
We exhibited our Draft Community Grants and Partnerships Policy. Submissions are now closed.
We are proposing changes to the Warringah Local Environmental Plan 2011 and Warringah Development Control Plan for the Dee Why Town Centre.
We have developed an Urban Tree Canopy Plan (draft) a part of our commitment to greening the Northern Beaches.
In consultation with our community, we aim to create an attractive and vibrant town centre with enhanced streets and public spaces which are safe, enjoyable and foster community pride.
We invited feedback on the proposed shared path along Howard Avenue.
We are revitalising Manly CBD through a number of streetscape upgrade projects.
We're exhibiting the Ingleside, Elanora and Warriewood Draft Overland Flow Flood Study.
We are holding a number of one-on-one sessions with a flooding specialist, please book here.
We have a received a Planning Proposal application to add an additional permitted use to allow for a seniors living development on the site.
We have received a planning proposal that seeks to amend Warringah Local Environmental Plan 2011 (WLEP 2011) to allow business premises, office premises, residential premises and local open space as additional permitted uses on the subject site. It also seeks to vary the maximum building height for the site.
We sought feedback on a proposed draft Traffic Management Plan for Scotland Island.
We plan to grant an easement over community land at Nanbaree Reserve, on Farrar Street in Balgowlah Heights.
In keeping with the Glen Street Open Space Masterplan, we recently tendered the design and construction for the upgrade to the Lionel Watts western clubhouse and amenities. The draft concept is now on exhibition for public comment.
We're proposing to design and build a new multi-use community centre at the existing Nelson Heather site in Warriewood.
Council in considering a proposal for an encroachment onto road reserve adjacent to 20 Lancaster Crescent in Collaroy for construction of a retaining wall.
We're proposing to extend the public amenities at East Esplanade Reserve, Manly to include additional toilets, a change room including baby change, accessible facilities and outdoor showers.
We are considering granting a five year lease for a portion of road reserve adjoining 2 Sunrise Road, Palm Beach.
We are considering granting a five year lease for a portion of road reserve adjoining 39 Morella Road, Whale Beach.
There is significant work being carried out in Church Point incorporating a new piered seawall, pedestrian boardwalk, realignment of the road, reclamation of land and construction of a 120 space car park.
We are undertaking a review of the Pittwater Road Conservation Area (PRCA).
As part of the Northern Beaches Coast Walk, we’ve developed a draft concept plan aimed at improving access, safety and connectivity from Newport through to Avalon.
Notice of Proposed Licence of Council Community Land - Section 47A of the Local Government Act 1993.
We undertook engagement on the draft Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan (FRMS&P) for the Manly Lagoon.
Changes to laws governing boat trailer parking have been made.
On 15 April 2015 Council submitted the Oxford Falls Valley and Belrose North Planning Proposal to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for a Gateway Determination.
The licencing process has been put on hold due to construction of the B-Line bus service project.
Council has been looking at ways to improve the parking situation in Queenscliff. We sought feedback from the Queenscliff community about parking options in their suburb.