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Planning Proposal, 459 Merrylands Road, Merrylands

Cumberland Council has prepared a Planning Proposal to amend Holroyd Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2013 for land at 459 Merrylands Road, Merrylands (Lot W, DP391056).

The Planning Proposal is seeking to include ‘Take away food and drink premises’ as an additional permitted use (APU) with development consent in Schedule 1 of Holroyd LEP 2013. The Planning Proposal is also seeking to limit ‘Take away food and drink premises’ on the site to a maximum floor area of 100sqm.

The community consultation period for the Planning Proposal has now ended and the matter will be reported to the Cumberland Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel and Council in the coming weeks.

The Planning Proposal Request documentation is available to view below:

Please note that submissions received by Council may be made publicly available and may be published on Council’s website and in other publications.

For further information please contact Council’s Strategic Planning Unit on 8757 9000.