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INVITATION

COMMUNITY PUBLIC MEETING

Gosford CBD Community Alliance  Invite you to a Community Meeting  at

Gosford Angosford aerialglican Church, 3 Mann Street Gosford

Wednesday 5th September, 2018

6pm for 6:30 start

 

The Department of Planning currently has a development control plan on exhibition for the Gosford City Centre. The proposed control plans for Gosford are out on exhibition for a short 28 days. 

An alliance of groups has come together to raise concerns about these proposed changes.

The Alliance is calling for better planning for Gosford City Centre - and we need your help!

Did you know?

There is no traffic or parking study for Gosford?

Yet there is a plan to allow unlimited heights of some  buildings in Gosford

& excessive shadowing of Kibble Park and Leagues Club Field

To have this and more explained - please come along.

Please register here to assist with logistics

For more information please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

This community public meeting is organised by the Gosford CBD Community Alliance - an alliance of groups and individuals working for better planning in Gosford City Centre. The Alliance includes Better Planning Central Coast, Gosford Waterfront Alliance, Friends of Gosford Inc., and the Community Environment Network.

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