Planning & Housing

 
 

P1 - Housing targets for the Western Parkland City

Commitment

The NSW Government will set and publish 5-year and 20-year housing targets for each local government area to deliver at least 184,500 homes over the next 20 years consistent with the targets in the Western City District Plan.

Key Deliverables and Milestones

Q1 2018 – The Greater Sydney Region Plan and the Western City District Plan released, establishing minimum 5-year local government area and 20-year district housing targets

2019-2021 – Councils to draft and exhibit local strategic planning statements and update Local Environment Plans aligned with District Plans and the delivery of housing targets for public consultation. This will incorporate the 6-10 year targets required by the Western City District Plan.

Responsibility

Led by the NSW Government in cooperation with local government, supported by the Australian Government, in consultation with landowners and residents.

Financial Commitments

Existing agency resources.


P2 - Fast-track local housing strategies

Commitment

The Australian and NSW governments will accelerate adoption of new Local Environmental Plans, and associated local housing strategies, by providing $2.5 million incentive payments to Camden, Campbelltown, Fairfield, Liverpool, Penrith and Wollondilly. New plans will be agreed within two years, and set a course to achieve local housing targets and better quality outcomes for local communities.

Key Deliverables and Milestones

Q2 2019 – Camden, Campbelltown, Fairfield, Liverpool, Penrith and Wollondilly councils to exhibit draft local strategic planning statements aligning with the District Plans for public consultation

Q4 2019 – Finalise local strategic planning statements

2020 – Finalise Local Environment Plans to align with District Plans including exhibition for public consultation

Responsibility

Councils to undertake housing strategies in cooperation with the NSW Government and incorporating NSW Government-led growth area programs, supported by the Australian Government.

Financial Commitments

$15 million. The Australian and NSW governments will each provide $7.5 million, shared across six councils. Part of the Western Parkland City housing package.


P3 - New Growth Area for the Greater Penrith to Eastern Creek corridor

Commitment

The Australian and NSW governments will undertake land use and infrastructure planning for a new Growth Area for the Greater Penrith to Eastern Creek corridor. This will ensure new housing can be planned, delivered and integrated with new infrastructure such as schools, health care and transport.

Key Deliverables and Milestones

Q3 2018 – Release of the Western Sydney Aerotropolis Land Use and Infrastructure Implementation Plan (LUIIP) for community consultation, including a schematic boundary map of the new Growth Area

2020 – Finalisation of the LUIIP for the Greater Penrith to Eastern Creek Growth Area and rezoning of first precincts

Responsibility

Led by the NSW Government in collaboration with the Planning Partnership, supported by the Australian Government, in consultation with landowners and residents.

Financial Commitments

$2.5 million. The NSW and Australian governments will each provide $1.25 million. Part of the Western Parkland City housing package.


P4 - Uniform local government engineering design standards and telecommunications planning

Commitment

The Australian Government will support council development of uniform, best practice local government engineering design standards to simplify the development assessment process, deliver better outcomes for local residents and reduce costs to homebuyers.

Key Deliverables and Milestones

2019 – Design standards developed

2019-2021 – Standards incorporated into planning controls to support new Local Environment Plans

Responsibility

Led by local government (Planning Partnership), supported by the Australian and NSW governments in collaboration with the telecommunications sector.

Financial Commitments

$1.25 million committed from the Australian Government as part of its contribution to the $30 million Western Parkland City housing package.


P5 - Growth Infrastructure Compacts

Commitment

The NSW Government will establish Growth Infrastructure Compacts for the Western Parkland City. The compacts will coordinate planning and delivery of new jobs and housing supply and ensure that the required infrastructure is delivered as it is needed.

Key Deliverables and Milestones

2019-2020 – Growth Infrastructure Compacts developed

(Planning in conjunction with P7)

Responsibility

Led by the NSW Government, supported by Australian and local governments, in collaboration with key stakeholders.

Financial Commitments

$10 million from the NSW Government and $5 million from the Australian Government allocated to Growth Infrastructure Compacts and associated technical models (P7). Part of the Western Parkland City housing package.


P6 - Western Sydney Planning Partnership

Commitment

The NSW Government will create a new planning partnership with the growth councils – Liverpool, Penrith, Campbelltown, Camden, Wollondilly – in conjunction with Blacktown to achieve more efficient and higher quality outcomes.

Key Deliverables and Milestones

Q4 2018 – Planning Partnership established and Director appointed

Q4 2018 – Work program developed

Q4 2019 – Precinct planning for initial precincts in the Western Sydney Aerotropolis Growth Area (Aerotropolis Core, Northern Gateway and South Creek) completed

Responsibility

Led by local government in cooperation with the NSW Government and in collaboration with the Australian Government, landowners and residents.

Financial Commitments

Initial funding from the NSW Department of Planning and Environment of $700,000 and councils. In-kind contribution by the Greater Sydney Commission of office space and staffing resources.


P7 - Transport and water infrastructure models

Commitment

The NSW and Australian governments will develop transport and water infrastructure models to plan innovatively for future infrastructure needs. These models will accelerate development assessment processes and streamline infrastructure delivery, and support the Growth Infrastructure Compacts.

Key Deliverables and Milestones

2019-2020 – Development of transport and water infrastructure models

(Planning in conjunction with P5)

Responsibility

Led by the NSW Government, supported by the Australian and local governments, in collaboration with key stakeholders.

Financial Commitments

$10 million from the NSW Government and $5 million from the Australian Government allocated to Growth Infrastructure Compacts (P5) and associated technical models (P7).


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