Council-related Development Applications Policy

This policy aims to manage potential conflicts of interest and increase transparency at all stages of the development process for council-related development.

Development/Construction Security Deposit Policy

Council requires a security deposit, also referred to as a bond, from owners, developers and or builders to provide sufficient funds to complete works or repair any damage incurred within Council’s road reserve or on Council Property during the construction of an approved development or works.

Adopted by Northern Beaches Council 13 October 2020.

Naming our Reserves, Roads and Facilities Policy

Northern Beaches Council aims to provide a consistent and transparent process for naming Council owned and managed reserves, facilities and roads.

This policy endorses Council’s adherence to the Geographical Names Board (GNB) Place Naming Policy and process for the naming of reserves, facilities and roads.

It aims to provide further guidance and criteria to apply the GNB Place Naming Policy when for assessing and approving naming requests from the community.

Affordable Housing Policy

The purpose of this policy is to outline Council’s position and approach to the provision of affordable housing in the Northern Beaches. 

Construction Hoardings and Scaffolding

This policy is to ensure a suitable temporary hoarding and or scaffolding (“hoarding”) is erected within the road reserve to protect the public from the hazards of building construction, alteration or demolition as such, across the Northern Beaches Local Government Area.

This policy aims to give force to Council’s Hoarding Guidelines that prescribe the design, installation and maintenance criteria which are used by Council in assessing hoarding applications. Council’s Hoarding Guidelines serve to ensure minimal impact to pedestrians, vehicles and street trees in addition to ensuring the public is protected from the hazards of construction.

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