Planning application at 1217-1219 Nepean Highway, Highett, VIC

Chay Ryan sent a message to Steve Staikos.

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Steve Staikos
From
Chay Ryan
Subject
Planning application at 1217-1219 Nepean Highway, Highett, VIC
Date
July 2, 2017, 9 a.m.
When developments happen developers have to pay contribution fees for the extra load that the development puts on the existing infrastructure. Shopping Centres like Southland put extra stress on this infrastructure but what is missed is a contribution to our transport network. There could be a win win for both the shopping centres and the local transport infrastructure where there is on & off ramps over and under gorund which reduces the amount of traffic lights and increases the amount of car spaces. This would improve the traffic flow including making these shopping centres transport hubs as well.
We need to think through these issues and make win wins.

From Chay Ryan to local councillor Steve Staikos

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Chay Ryan posted this message to you on PlanningAlerts in response to the following planning application.

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Planning Application for 1217-1219 Nepean Highway, Highett, VIC

Description: Develop the land for the construction of thirty-six (36) dwellings

Read more and see what others have to say here:
https://www.planningalerts.org.au/applications/806941?utm_campaign=view-application&utm_medium=email&utm_source=councillor-notifications

Best wishes,

PlanningAlerts
From
Steve Staikos
Date
July 2, 2017, 12:06 p.m.
Hi Chay

Thanks for the email.

Council does require public open space contributions from developments of this size which helps fund the acquisition and/or improvements to local parks. This is the only developer contribution that is paid to council.

We don't however have the scope to levy multi unit developments for transport costs. Roads and public transport are funded by state government, and they receive revenue through state taxes, levies and charges.

Kindest regards


Cr Steve Staikos
North Ward
0447 896 643
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