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Palerang Local Environment Plan

Palerang Local Environment Plan

Palerang Council is developing a draft LEP that will put on public exhibition early in 2010. A number of residents in rural residential areas have raised concerns that their land is to be zoned E4 — Environmental Living, rather than the more suitable zone of RU4 - Rural Small Holdings.

BURRA has produced a discussion paper to give a brief overview of the Working Draft of the new Local Environmental Plan currently being discussed by Palerang Council and to highlight some issues relating to the contents of the document as they apply to Burra and Urila.

Palerang Council will be holding a series of Extraordinary Council meetings to consider the Draft LEP before it goes on public exhibition. The next meeting is to be held on 25 March in Braidwood, and another meeting in Bungendore on 8 April. Ratepayers and residents are encouraged to attend and give their views to our elected representatives. For a list of future meetings, see the Palerang Council website.

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B.U.R.R.A. Boundary Submission

The B.U.R.R.A. proposal for a local government boundary adjustment that would move Burra, Urila and the part of Royalla Estate not already located within the boundary of Queanbeyan City Council relocate them within the Queanbeyan City Council area has been submitted to the NSW Minister for Local Government. [Full story]

Latest news on the B.U.R.R.A. boundary submission

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Dog attacks – enough is enough

In April 2007, the Burra Community was shocked to hear that seven alpacas were attacked and killed by two "hunting" dogs. Unfortunately, this is not the first time that local residents have had their stock chased, maimed and killed by domestic dogs. [Full story]

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Many views make up the vision

On 15 November 2005, around 50 residents of Burra and Urila participated in a Community Visioning Workshop. The workshop was facilitated by Cr Catherine Moore. Participants in worked collaboratively in small groups to consider and share our views about the things that we value about our community. [Full Story]


   

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Last updated: 23 March, 2010

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