The purpose of the Auburn Residential Strategy 2015 is to guide planning for future housing needs in Auburn City (former Auburn local government area) over the next 20 years.
The Strategy considers appropriate locations throughout Auburn City (former Auburn local government area) to accommodate increased residential growth and proposes amendments to planning controls that may facilitate growth to cater for ongoing market demand.
The Strategy examines the prevailing wider planning context of Auburn City (former Auburn local government area), analyses the current supply and demand for housing in the area, and investigates from this base, the potential to meet future growth in Auburn over the next 20 years. It also provides an important source of analysis and information in the assessment of planning proposals and development applications for new housing in Auburn.
The Strategy and has been developed through detailed analysis of various factors that will influence residential development, including:
- The broader planning context of Auburn City (former Auburn local government area), including analysis of the existing strategic and statutory framework
- Existing development constraints, including flood-prone land, strata titled land, heritage items and conservation areas, open space, land zoned for employment use, schools and places of public worship
- Projected population and dwellings growth
- Current supply and demand for housing
- Current and projected demographic characteristics
- Planned and proposed development within and outside Auburn City (former Auburn local government area), including major developments such as Sydney Olympic Park, Wentworth Point and Carter Street Urban Activation Precincts; and
- Recent history of dwelling production, approvals and uptake in Auburn City.
Download a copy of the endorsed Auburn Residential Development Strategy.