East Chatswood Local Centre - Draft Planning Strategy (Cnr Penshurst St & Victoria Ave)

A Vision for East Chatswood: East Chatswood village is a thriving, pleasant, accessible place. It has a leafy streetscape and attractive communal open spaces. It remains a distinct local centre separate from the Chatswood CBD, with a lower scale of development compared to the major commercial and shopping buildings of the CBD.

We invite you to;

REGISTER HERE to attend the East Chatswood & High Street combined Design Roundtable [hurry, numbers are limited]

When: Thursday 7 March 6.30pm-8.00pm

Where: Willoughby Council Chambers, Level 6, 31 Victor St, Chatswood

Or

CALL INTO A DROP-IN SESSION focusing on the East Chatswood & High St Local Centre

When: Saturday 2 March, 10.00 -12.00noon

Where: Uniting Church 10/12 Clanwilliam St, North Willoughby

For information about other Local Centre or Housing Roundtable events or drop-ins please click HERE.

Or

COMPLETE THE SURVEY BELOW From 5 February to extended closing date of Tuesday 30 April 2019.

Please take some time to review the Draft Local Centres Strategy 2036 to understand what changes are being proposed. In particular, Section 2.5 from page 25 to 31 which focuses specifically on the East Chatswood Local Centre. High St local Centre can be found on pages 32 to 38. Click here if you want to download a higher resolution [15MB].?

You can choose to:

OPTION 1: Provide an overall response about your Local Centre section of the Draft Local Centre Strategy (1-2 mins). Simply answer the question about reviewing the strategy, then skip through to the final page to provide an overall response and complete the demographic questions to submit.

OPTION 2: Scan through and respond to any of the optional questions about various elements proposed for your Local Centre section of the Draft Local Centre Strategy (1-5 mins). This option will provide us with a more detailed understanding of community sentiment towards specific elements of the Strategy.

Note:

  • The demographic questions are required survey responses.
  • Agreement to the republication of a version of your submission is required in order to use your submission on Council's websites and in Council reports. Personal information will not be used.

Other Planning Strategies for Willoughby City

It’s important to consider the Draft Housing Strategy which explains the 20 year plan to guide future housing in Willoughby: the strategy identifies Local Centres as one of three focus areas for proposed zoning changes. You can complete a survey and find out about consultation events for the Draft Housing Strategy HERE]

You can also participate in any or all of the Draft Local Centre and Housing Strategy surveys, find out more about the drop-ins and register to attend any of the roundtable discussions from the Next Steps in Planning Strategies primary engagement page.

A Vision for East Chatswood: East Chatswood village is a thriving, pleasant, accessible place. It has a leafy streetscape and attractive communal open spaces. It remains a distinct local centre separate from the Chatswood CBD, with a lower scale of development compared to the major commercial and shopping buildings of the CBD.

We invite you to;

REGISTER HERE to attend the East Chatswood & High Street combined Design Roundtable [hurry, numbers are limited]

When: Thursday 7 March 6.30pm-8.00pm

Where: Willoughby Council Chambers, Level 6, 31 Victor St, Chatswood

Or

CALL INTO A DROP-IN SESSION focusing on the East Chatswood & High St Local Centre

When: Saturday 2 March, 10.00 -12.00noon

Where: Uniting Church 10/12 Clanwilliam St, North Willoughby

For information about other Local Centre or Housing Roundtable events or drop-ins please click HERE.

Or

COMPLETE THE SURVEY BELOW From 5 February to extended closing date of Tuesday 30 April 2019.

Please take some time to review the Draft Local Centres Strategy 2036 to understand what changes are being proposed. In particular, Section 2.5 from page 25 to 31 which focuses specifically on the East Chatswood Local Centre. High St local Centre can be found on pages 32 to 38. Click here if you want to download a higher resolution [15MB].?

You can choose to:

OPTION 1: Provide an overall response about your Local Centre section of the Draft Local Centre Strategy (1-2 mins). Simply answer the question about reviewing the strategy, then skip through to the final page to provide an overall response and complete the demographic questions to submit.

OPTION 2: Scan through and respond to any of the optional questions about various elements proposed for your Local Centre section of the Draft Local Centre Strategy (1-5 mins). This option will provide us with a more detailed understanding of community sentiment towards specific elements of the Strategy.

Note:

  • The demographic questions are required survey responses.
  • Agreement to the republication of a version of your submission is required in order to use your submission on Council's websites and in Council reports. Personal information will not be used.

Other Planning Strategies for Willoughby City

It’s important to consider the Draft Housing Strategy which explains the 20 year plan to guide future housing in Willoughby: the strategy identifies Local Centres as one of three focus areas for proposed zoning changes. You can complete a survey and find out about consultation events for the Draft Housing Strategy HERE]

You can also participate in any or all of the Draft Local Centre and Housing Strategy surveys, find out more about the drop-ins and register to attend any of the roundtable discussions from the Next Steps in Planning Strategies primary engagement page.

Survey - East Chatswood Local Centre

Please take a few minutes to tell us what you think about the East Chatswood Section of the Draft Local Centre Strategy. Please note all submissions are public documents and may be made available or reproduced in Council reports. 

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Have you reviewed the East Chatswood section from page 25 to page 31 of the Draft Local Centres Strategy? [download 3.7MB version HERE or a higher 15MB resolution HERE] * required

Community Sentiment from previous Local Centre consultation has been used to draft the following Vision for East Chatswood.

A Vision for East Chatswood: East Chatswood village is a thriving, pleasant, accessible place. It has a leafy streetscape and attractive communal open spaces. It remains a distinct local centre separate from the Chatswood CBD, with a lower scale of development compared to the major commercial and shopping buildings of the CBD.

Do you support the proposed Vision for East Chatswood? * required

You can share your general feedback about the East Chatswood Section of Draft Local Centre Strategy, by skipping to question 4 (Q4). This will take 1-2minutes.

Our Planning Team would also appreciate your thoughts about key elements of this section of the draft Local Centres Strategy in Questions 1-3, this survey will take 2-5 minutes.

Please note:

• The demographic questions in question 5 are required survey responses. • Agreement to the republication of a version of your submission is required in order to use your submission on Council's websites and in Council reports. Personal details will not be included.

Q1. Do you support the following key direction suggestions outlined on page 28 of the draft Local Centres Strategy (East Chatswood section)?

OPTIONAL SECTION; To skip this section, save and continue at the bottom of this screen.

1.1 Investigate opportunities to provide additional ‘shop-top’ residential apartments along Penshurst Street and Victoria Avenue.
1.2 Create high amenity retail connections to rear lanes.
1.3 Investigate the provision of a local plaza or open space.
1.4 Improve pedestrian crossings and walkability.
1.5 Introduce landscaping for defensible footpaths.
Please hold on while your response is being submitted