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Public Exhibition - Planning Proposal to amend the Blayney Local Environmental Plan 2012

Blayney Shire Council hereby gives public notice that a Planning Proposal to amend the Blayney Local Environmental Plan 2012 is placed on public exhibition for review and comment until 5pm, Friday 19 November 2021.

The proposed changes include;
Dual Occupancy subdivision in zone R1 General Residential zone (Blayney only), and
Minimum lot size for the zone R5 Large Lot Residential (Browns Creek Road)

Information is available to view and download on Councils website 

To discuss the planning proposal, contact Councils planning department on 6368 2104.  

Written submissions must be received prior to 5pm Friday 19 November 2021 and can be emailed to planning@blayney.nsw.gov.au 

Blayney and Millthorpe Master Plans

Council has engaged Place Design Group to develop the next phase of the Blayney 2020 Master Plan and implementation strategy, looking at a number of the proposed projects along the main street and surrounding town centre.

In conjunction with the Millthorpe Village Committee, Council has also engaged Place Design Group to develop plans that will invigorate and activate the Millthorpe village centre, ensuring it meets the needs of the local community, people who visit the village and local businesses.

Community Consultation is now open. Visit Council’s website to download the plans, watch the recording of the presentation from September and complete the community survey. Hard copies can also be collected from Council’s office.

Feedback closes: 31 October 2021 

2022 Blayney Shire Music Scholarship 

 Council in conjunction with Mitchell Conservatorium, Bathurst and Orange Regional Conservatorium are offering music tuition scholarships and encouragement awards for students aged between 7 and 18 years who live in the Blayney Shire and wish to further their music studies.  

Application forms are available from Blayney Shire Council or can be downloaded from Council’s website: www.blayney.nsw.gov.au

The form must be returned fully completed by 3 November 2021. Applications attract a non-refundable entry fee of $11.00. Late applications will NOT be accepted.

Positions Vacant

Council currently has the following positions available:

  • Administration Officer (Part Time)
  • Casual Clean / Facilities Set-up
Applications close at 8.00am on Monday 8 November 2021.

Please refer to Council’s website for an Information Package and details of how to apply for these positions.


Road Closure – Carcoar Street, Blayney

Council has recommenced the final stage of the Carcoar Street, Blayney upgrade.

As such, Carcoar Street (between Water and Church Streets) is currently closed for 4 weeks. Directional signage will be in place during the closure to provide residents with alternate routes.

Council asks all road users to obey all signage and directions of traffic controllers during the project and regrets and inconveniences caused during this period.

Council appreciates the community’s understanding as we deliver this project.
Last modified: 21 Oct 2021