Sydney Your Say

Sydney Your Say

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I am Sydney – a collection of stories about you and your city

The Story Factory and the City of Sydney invite you to put your hand up to be part of 'I am Sydney' – a collection of stories about you and your city.

Closing 20 January 2019

Open

Proposal to name Prince Alfred Park lawn ‘Equality Green’

We are proposing to mark the 1-year anniversary of the marriage equality vote by naming the central lawn at Prince Alfred Park 'Equality Green'.

Closing 15 December 2018

Open

New medians and more trees in Boyce Street, Glebe

We invite your feedback on a proposal to install 4 central median strips and plant 12 trees on Boyce Street, Glebe. The proposal is part of our commitment to improve our streets and provide more shade to help cool the city.

Closing 30 November 2018

Open

Wellbeing Survey 2018

Tell us how you experience living in Sydney by completing this short, anonymous resident survey. It helps us plan services and programs for everyone in our community.

Closing 20 December 2018

Open

2017/18 annual financial statements

Each year, individual local governments across NSW are required to present a set of audited financial statements.

Closing 26 November 2018

Open

New stormwater drain for Joynton Avenue – review of environmental factors

We are seeking your feedback on a proposal to build a new stormwater drain on Joynton Avenue between O’Dea Avenue and Elizabeth Street, Zetland. This will reduce the risk of flooding in the area.

Closing 19 November 2018

Open

Under review

Danks Street south precinct in Waterloo

We have been working on a range of different studies and undertaken further investigations, including traffic and transport and a social sustainability appraisal to assess local social infrastructure.

Under review

Improving Redfern Oval skate space

We invite your feedback on a proposal to upgrade the skate space at Redfern Oval. The works will improve the park for everyone to enjoy.

Under review

Proposal to amend heritage floor space

We invite your feedback on a proposed change to heritage floor space controls for Central Sydney. This affects the Sydney Local Environmental Plan 2012 and the alternative heritage floor space allocation scheme.

Under review

Rosebank Park: off-leash areas for dogs

We invite your feedback on a proposal to make the lawn areas of Rosebank Park off-leash for dogs. This proposal is in response to requests from the community.

Under review

Proposed changes to planning controls for 225–279 Broadway, Glebe

We invite your feedback on proposed changes to the planning controls for 225–279 Broadway, Glebe.

Under review

Draft planning controls for Darlinghurst Road

From 25 June to 22 July, we asked for your feedback on the future character of Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross. We asked you how you want the area to look and feel over the next 5, 10 or 20 years.

Under review

Improving Shannon Reserve Playground, Surry Hills

We are upgrading Shannon Reserve Playground on Crown Street, Surry Hills and we would like your feedback on the proposed design.

Under review

Sweetacres Park: off-leash areas for dogs

We invite your feedback on our proposal to make the lawn areas of Sweetacres Park off-leash for dogs. We have developed this proposal in response to community requests.

Under review

Proposed changes for busking in Sydney

We invite your feedback on proposed changes to our busking policy and guidelines.

Under review

Affordable rental housing: proposed changes to planning controls

Our proposed changes to planning controls aim to increase the amount of affordable rental housing in the City of Sydney area.

Under review

Proposed outdoor alcohol restrictions in the City of Sydney area

These restrictions aim to prevent anti-social behaviour by prohibiting the consumption of alcohol in certain areas.

Under review

An Open and Creative City: planning for culture and the night-time economy

From 25 October to 13 December 2017, we asked for your feedback on our discussion paper An Open and Creative City.

Under review

Late-night trading in Sydney

From 26 February to 30 March 2018, we asked for your feedback on late-night trading in Sydney.

Under review

Community safety action plan

The plan sets out our contribution to making Sydney a safe and resilient place to live, visit, work and study.

Under review

Portman Street south upgrade

We're proposing to improve a southern part of Portman Street, Zetland. The area is near our new community and cultural facilities, between Geddes Avenue and the future Sonny Leonard Street.

Under review

4–6 Bligh Street, Sydney: proposed changes to planning controls

Our proposal to change the planning controls for 4–6 Bligh Street, Sydney will enable a new mixed use commercial and hotel development on the site.

Under review

Cycling strategy and action plan

We need your help to make riding a bike in the City of Sydney local area safe, convenient and enjoyable toward 2030.

Under review

Display of goods on footways

We welcomed feedback on a planning proposal to amend the Sydney Local Environmental Plan 2012 to display goods on the footway without a planning approval.

Under review

Energy and waste amendment 2018 – development control plans

Our proposed energy and waste amendment to the Sydney Development Control Plan 202 and Green Square Development Control Plan 2012 strengthens sustainable development principles.

Under review

Green Square to Ashmore Connector: review of environmental factors

Our review of environmental factors for a new road to be known as the Green Square to Ashmore Connector at Alexandria.

Under review

Integrated planning and reporting 2018/19

We produce our operational plan and resourcing strategy to meet the integrated planning and reporting requirements for councils set by the NSW Government.

Under review

John Street Reserve: proposed shared zone

We are proposing a shared zone around John Street Reserve in Glebe to improve safety for people walking and driving in the area.

Under review

Kings Cross urban design study

We’re reviewing some parts of the planning framework that guide local character and development in Darlinghurst Road, Kings Cross.

Under review

Kirsova 2 Playground upgrade

Our proposed renewal works for Kirsova 2 Playground in George Street, Erskineville will improve the reserve for everyone to enjoy.

Under review

Naming policy proposal

We have developed a new guide for the naming of suburbs, roads, parks, open spaces, places and buildings that are owned, operated or managed by the City of Sydney.

Under review

New naming proposals

Provide your feedback on the proposed naming of roads, lanes, open spaces, parks and community centres in the City of Sydney local area.

Under review

Park Road Alexandria proposed permanent road closure

Consultation on the proposal to permanently close Park Road, Alexandria, finished on Tuesday 15 May 2018.

Under review

Planning controls for Millers Point

We sought feedback on changes to the planning controls for properties in the Millers Point heritage conservation area.

Under review

Reconciliation Park: new community garden

We're proposing a new community garden in Redfern where locals will enjoy gardening and growing edible herbs and vegetables.

Under review

Serviced apartment amendments for Sydney local environmental plans

Our planning proposal will provide clarity and certainty on the design and construction standards required for new serviced apartments.

Under review

Shannon Reserve upgrade

Shannon Reserve in Surry Hills is home to the popular Surry Hills markets and a well-loved but tired children’s playground.

Under review

Surry Hills Shopping Village: proposed changes to planning controls

We welcome your feedback on proposed changes to planning controls for Surry Hills Shopping Village at 2–38 Baptist Street and 397–399 Cleveland Street, Redfern.

Under review

Wider footpaths and more trees in Chippendale

We're proposing to improve the footpaths and add more trees on Wiley and Myrtle streets and Dangar Place, Chippendale.

Under review

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