Blackwattle Bay (previously known as the Bays Market District) is an exciting urban renewal opportunity that will make the harbour foreshore more accessible and attractive.
Revitalisation of the precinct includes the relocation of Sydney Fish Market to new modern facilities, which will support the NSW seafood industry while creating a major tourist attraction for Sydney. Find out more on the new Sydney Fish Market webpage.
It has also been informed by extensive consultation including earlier consultation in April and May 2020 on masterplan options by Infrastructure NSW.
Infrastructure NSW (INSW) has prepared the SSP Study and proposed planning controls for the precinct for assessment by the Department, in collaboration with the City of Sydney Council, Office of the Government Architect NSW and Transport for NSW.
The State Significant Precinct Study was on public exhibition for comment from 2 July to 20 August 2021. Thank you for your feedback, which will help shape the future of Blackwattle Bay.
The feedback from exhibition has been compiled into a Summary of Submissions report and INSW is now preparing a Response to Submissions report before a final assessment is undertaken by the Department in collaboration with the City of Sydney, Transport for NSW and the NSW Office of the Government Architect.
You can see the Summary of Submissions report, the submissions and the Department’s recommendations to INSW together with the exhibition documents and proposed planning controls on the Planning Portal.
The renewal project will deliver:
Once the study assessment is completed, the Department will make a recommendation to the Minister for Planning and Public Spaces regarding potential rezoning of the precinct.
Consultation will be undertaken with the City of Sydney and other government agencies to confirm infrastructure needs and reach agreements for delivery and ongoing management.
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Page last updated: 10/02/2022