Planning Proposal to amend Newcastle Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2012 - Lingard Private Hospital

Planning Proposal to amend Newcastle Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2012 - Lingard Private Hospital

Comments are invited on the public exhibition of a Planning Proposal to amend controls in Newcastle LEP at 23 Merewether Street and 8 Lingard Street, Merewether - Lingard Private Hospital in accordance with Councils resolution of 23 November 2021.

The Planning Proposal intends to:
  • rezone land from R3 Medium Density Residential and B5 Business Development to Zone SP2 Infrastructure zone (Health Services Facility)
  • amend the maximum height control from 10 metres to 18 metres
  • remove the current floor space ratio control from the Hospital sites.

The Planning Proposal and supporting documentation can be located on the Planning Portal Website, Exhibitions and Publications.

Public exhibition period

Monday 27 June to Monday 25 July 2022

Submit your written comments

Formal submissions are to be sent to or by mail, ensuring Lingard Private Hospital Planning Proposal is in the title of the submission:

Chief Executive Officer
City of Newcastle
Attention: Alexandra Tobin
PO Box 489
Submissions must be received by close of business Monday 25 July 2022.

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We are committed to protecting your privacy. We take reasonable steps to comply with relevant legislation and our Privacy Management Plan.

Purpose: We will use the information to process your request.
Intended recipients: Authorised City of Newcastle Officers and its contractors or agents.
Supply: Voluntary.
Consequence of non-provision: We may not be able to process your request.
Storage and security: Information will be stored in accordance with City of Newcastle’s Records Management Policy.
Access: Contact us by phone on (02) 4974 2000 or attend the City Administration Centre.

Exhibition Documents

Contact Us

Alexandra Tobin, Urban Planner 

02 4974 2000

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