Planning and Development News

New lodgement requirements for Development Applications

Council has made a number of changes that will facilitate improved community engagement and cost reductions for applicants.


DAs made easier

Lodging and paying for Mosman development applications is now easier after Mosman Council implemented a number of digital enhancements to streamline the process.


New Development Application Form

From 10 August 2018 Mosman Council has a new Development Application Form. The form is an interactive PDF that allows customers to type details directly into the form.


New Local Planning Panel

From 1 March 2018 the Mosman Local Planning Panel (MLPP) will replace the Mosman Development Assessment Panel (MDAP). The first meeting of the MLPP will be held on 21 March.

Proposed Taronga Zoo works

New African Savannah and Congo Forest exhibits are proposed at Taronga Zoo, plus the partial demolition of existing African Safari and Orangutan Rainforest exhibits.

MDA winner

Mosman Design Awards winners

A home described as “a beautifully crafted architectural experience from beginning to end” has received the overall award for Contribution to the Built Environment at the 2017 Mosman Design Awards.

Pool safety article

Be pool safe

Mosman Council offers a service to have your swimming pool safety barrier assessed for compliance with relevant pool safety requirements.


Foreshore areas remain protected

The State Government has extended the temporary exclusion of Mosman’s foreshore slopes from provisions of the Codes SEPP for another three years.


Get to know asbestos this month

During National Asbestos Awareness Month learn about where asbestos might be found in your home, the dangers of disturbing it and how best to manage it to protect yourself and others from exposure.

MDA 2015 winners announced

A unique home, designed to share the amenity of land, views and sculptures with the street has taken out the overall award for Contribution to the Built Environment at the 2015 Mosman Design Awards.

mosman lep and dcp amended

Mosman LEP and DCP Amended

On 12 December 2014, amendments to Mosman LEP 2012 and Residential DCP came into effect.

Bay Street

Mosman Design Awards Nominations Now Open

Nominations now open for the 2015 Mosman Design Awards. The awards recognise and celebrate outstanding contributions to the built environment and provides architects, builders and owners an opportunity to exhibit their achievements within Mosman.

Planning Decisions

The Latest Planning Decisions by Council

At its meeting on 2 September Council made decisions on two planning matters – Planning Agreements, and an important amendment to Mosman Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2012.

Council future needs at Spit Junction site

What will be Council’s future needs for facilities at its Spit Junction site?

In June 2014, architectural consultants HBO+EMTB were engaged by Council to undertake an analysis of Council’s needs for its site at Spit Junction.

ePlanning tools

New ePlanning Tools Released

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has recently released a number of new ePlanning tools designed to make the planning system easier to navigate and understand.