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Arncliffe and Banksia Precincts, also known as the Bayside West Precincts, are now rezoned.

 

Rezoning helps achieve the Bayside West Precincts 2036 Plan and brings a greater mix of housing options, transport and open spaces to the area.

 

The 2036 Plan incorporates feedback received from the community and our response to feedback.


Read The 2036 Plan

What were the outcomes?

The 2036 Plan sets out land use and infrastructure delivery for the area over the next twenty years.

A greener area

The 2036 Plan includes a Green Plan which helps guide planning of open and green space. The Green Plan introduces a new 7,000 square-metre park.

Considered planning for Cooks Cove

Nine planning principles were created for future development at Cooks Cove. The principles cover environmental, transport, liveability and ecological considerations.

 

Rezoning and redevelopment of this area will be subject to assessment by Bayside Council.

More housing choices

The 2036 Plan includes a range of housing types to meet the varied needs of the community. These include detached dwellings, townhouses and apartments/units.

Revitalisation of Princes Highway

The 2036 Plan aims to revitalise sections of the Princes Highway around Arncliffe and Banksia. This includes having a greater mix of land uses for both employment and residential dwelling.

Boosts in funding

Under the Precinct Support Scheme, Bayside Council has been allocated $10 million to help fund local infrastructure projects.

 

These include:

  • a $4.5 million upgrade to Arncliffe Park
  • a $2.5 million upgrade to Gardiner Park
  • a $3 million revamp to Arncliffe town centre and along the Princes Highway.

Additionally, a Special Infrastructure Contribution has been proposed to help fund infrastructure in the area.

Further planning for Arncliffe Station

The 2036 Plan identified the area west of Arncliffe Station for further investigation. There is an opportunity for further masterplanning and high quality urban design in the area.

What happens next?

A Ministerial Direction is in place to ensure the 2036 Plan is considered by relevant planning authorities in future plan making.

 

Amendments have also been made to the Rockdale Local Environmental Plan 2011 to reflect the changes to Arncliffe and Banksia Precincts.

 

We will continue to work with the community and local council in future planning.

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Page last updated: 22/04/2020