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Reclassification of Land – 1 Loftus Crescent

Reclassification from Community Land to Operational Land Lot D, DP340860, No 1 Loftus Crescent, Homebush

Exhibition of Planning Proposal – Amendment to Strathfield Local Environmental Plan 2012

Council, at its meeting on 4 December 2018 resolved to prepare a Planning Proposal to amend Strathfield Local Environmental Plan 2012 to reclassify the land at No 1 Loftus Street, Homebush from “community” to “operational” land.

The reclassification will allow Council to review its affordable/transitional housing options in relation to the future of the land.

A Gateway Determination has been issued by the NSW Department of Planning & Environment to publicly exhibit the Planning Proposal. The Planning Proposal and associated documentation is on exhibition for public comment from Tuesday 7 May 2019 until Friday 14 June 2019

Any person can make a submission in writing on the Planning Proposal during the exhibition period.

Submissions must be lodged with Council no later than 5pm on Friday 14 June 2019 and should be addressed to the CEO, Strathfield Council. Submissions can be posted to PO Box 120, Strathfield NSW 2135 or emailed to:

Public Hearing

Section 29 of the Local Government Act 1993 requires a public hearing to be held into land reclassifications when the classification of the land is changing from “community” to “operational”. Details with respect to the Public Hearing will be advertised in the Inner West Courier and on Council’s website a minimum of 4 weeks prior to the Public Hearing.

Should you have any questions regarding the exhibition of the Planning Proposal, please contact Council’s Executive Manager Strategic Planning, Rita Vella on 9748 9995 or