City of Sydney approves new planning, first in 40 years

The City of Sydney today welcomes the state government’s approval of the City’s new planning framework for Central Sydney, paving the way for the city’s future growth and prosperity.

This planning framework will, for the first time, allow for buildings taller than 300 metres in the right locations to create space for business and investment to grow, while safeguarding public spaces.

GALLERY  

This vision for Sydney’s future backed by the most detailed planning review of the city centre in more than four decades will play a critical role in Sydney’s recovery from the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Graham Jahn AM, Director City Planning Development and Transport, said the long-awaited approval of the new planning framework will help promote job creation, economic growth and protect inner-city heritage.

“The City of Sydney has conducted extensive consultation with local communities, businesses and landowners in the development of this important planning vision,” Mr Jahn said.

“We have been given the green light to move forward and implement our work to make Sydney a global destination for businesses, visitors and our residents in the wake of the devastating coronavirus pandemic.

“Allowing the city to grow with carefully located towers that respect heritage sites and buildings and ensure sunlight and access for our wonderful public spaces is an important achievement.

“This will build on the city centre’s attractiveness as a great place to work, invest, play and live while protecting our city’s identity for all to enjoy and benefit from.”

Via City of Sydney






Get our enews

Design and development news that comes to you






                 


Infusing tones and textures of charcoal for Bangkok restaurant

Taste Space’s Taahra Thai Charcoal Grill Bar in Bangkok, Thailand’s design concept draws inspiration from the aesthetics of ...

Contemporary revamp for historic Bohemian hotel

Originally built in 1931, Hotel Torni in Helskinki has had a contemporary revamp, with Finnish interiors studio Fyra ...

‘Separate but Together’: How this small house redefines space

A series of rooms in this small house, all of the same size, followed one another without any ...

$1.5B joint venture for Shellharbour town centre

Frasers Property Group is applying to begin building what will be the town centre of its $1.5-billion joint ...

  MORE  

Stay connected to the SPEC

Join our reader network by signing up to our weekly newsletter and receive design and development news straight to your inbox










© 2018 Universal Media Co. All Rights Reserved. Privacy Policy. Terms of Service. The material on this site may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, or otherwise used, except with the prior written permission of Universal Media Co.