The State Significant Development Application for Stage 2 of the new Sydney Fish Market, which includes the construction, use and operation, was approved by the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces in June 2020.
The development will create 700 construction jobs and 725 ongoing jobs, boosting the state’s construction, tourism, retail and hospitality sectors. The new fish markets will also support the renewal of the Bays Precinct through the revitalisation of Blackwattle Bay, an urban renewal opportunity which will deliver a more accessible and attractive Harbour foreshore to the public.
The Stage 2 construction works will include:
The department assessed the application for Stage 2 construction works of the new Sydney Fish Market, considering environmental, social and economic impacts, community and stakeholder submissions and advice from other government agencies.
The new Sydney Fish Market Stage 2 application was on public exhibition and open for feedback until 13 November 2019.
This feedback helped us better understand the opinions and concerns of the community, which informed our assessment of the project. We carefully considered all issues raised in submissions and recommended a suite of conditions to address community concerns and ensure the impacts of the development are appropriately managed.
Key conditions include:
As a project approved under the Planning System Acceleration Program, construction is expected to begin within 6 months of approval.
All documentation related to the Stage 2 development application, including the RTS report, are available to view on our Major Projects website.
To find out more about the project you can also:
Page last updated: 24/02/2021