Proposal Title:  Draft NSW Planning Guidelines: Wind Farms

The Draft NSW Planning Guidelines: Wind Farms have been prepared to ensure effective consultation with local communities and to deliver improved consistency, transparency and rigour in the planning assessment process. Public comments on the draft guidelines are being sought.

Three community information 'drop-in' sessions are being held in regional locations during February. Department staff will be available to answer questions and no pre-registration is required:

  • Monday 13 February 2012 (4pm-7pm), Bathurst Library meeting room, 70-78 Keppel St, Bathurst;
  • Tuesday 14 February 2012 (4pm-7pm), Yass Memorial Hall, Comur St, Yass; and
  • Thursday, 16 February 2012 (3pm-6pm), Glen Innes RSL Club, Cnr Lang & Grey Streets, Glen Innes
Local Government Area or Areas:
  • State Wide
Relevant Legislation: Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979
Exhibiting agency or agencies:
    Exhibition Locations:
    • Department of Planning and Infrastructure, Information Centre, 23-33 Bridge Street, Sydney
    • Rural and regional councils
    Submissions To:

    Comments can be:

    * Mailed to:
    Policy, Planning Systems and Reform,
    Department of Planning and Infrastructure,
    GPO Box 39, Sydney NSW 2001; or

    * Emailed to

    Submissions will be made publicly available. If you do not want your name to be made available, this should be clearly stated in the submission.

    Start Date: 23-Dec-2011
    End Date: 14-Mar-2012
    Final Documents:
      Further Inquiries: Jane Flanagan, phone (02) 9228 6416
      Decision Date:
      Final Decision:
      All submissions will be made public. If you do not want your name and contact details to be published, do not include those details in your submission or attachments.