Submission to Local Character Overlay Discussion Paper
UDIA NSW welcomes the opportunity to comment on the Local Character Overlay Discussion Paper, which seeks to implement a new mechanism to protect local character, beyond the existing Development Control Plan controls.
In this submission UDIA NSW seeks to answer each of the key questions in the Local Character Overlay Discussion Paper, structure into four broad themes:
- What is local character?
- How do we best support local character?
- Where should local character overlays be introduced?
- What are the criteria for introducing local character overlay?
UDIA NSW actively represents the industry’s interests so that urban development can be undertaken positively in NSW. We advocate for access to land for development, encourage the creation of a positive regulatory environment and an equitable system of taxation and charges on consumers, all with the aim of creating amazing urban environments. We believe in supporting our members and the government collaborating to create affordable, sustainable, and liveable communities ...