planning

LSPS is just another glossy planning document

[Forum]The draft Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) is, unfortunately, just another glossy planning document that is long on motherhood statements and short on commitments to clear limitations on development and…





Democracy is under threat

[Forum] Your various excellent publications in May have contained several references to changes in the planning regime governing developments on the Central Coast. I am concerned that the voice of…








Gosford CBD planning proposal terminated

Central Coast’s Coordinator General, Ms Lee Shearer, has flexed her muscles and announced the termination of a planning proposal for Gosford’s CBD. The proposal, versions of which had been in…



Cities should be liveable

It seems that developers and the Local Government Authorities want to turn Gosford into an arid high-rise windswept environment which none would want to visit. At least at Erina and…