To facilitate the implementation of the strategies and actions outlined within the Wickham Master Plan (WMP) November 2017. The planning proposal outlines amendments to Newcastle LEP 2012 which seek to implement the community's vision for Wickham and correct discrepancies dentified during the preparation and exhibition of the WMP.
To amend Newcastle Local Environmental Plan 2012 to enable:
a. 'Technological industries' within the B4 Mixed Use Zone
b. acquisition of land required for local roads
c. rezoning of land to reflect current and envisaged future use and private ownership
d. delivery of sufficient gross floor area for the feasible redevelopment of land
e. improved built form outcomes on land reflective of the character envisaged within Council's adopted Wickham Master Plan
f. protecting the local heritage significance of the former Bullock Island Rail Corridor.