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Collapse Issue 473 - 08 Jul 2019Issue 473 - 08 Jul 2019
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Council to consider urban shade and green space
Unemployment is worse on the Peninsula, says Tesch
Upgrade for Patonga boat ramp carpark
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Bulk-billing medical practice opens in Umina
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Community group tackles abandoned boats
Real estate employee mauled by dogs during inspection
Film about Mingaletta Aunties premieres this week
Tourism group welcomes Council plan
Comments sought on Bouddi park management plan
Mountain bike trails proposed for national park
Draft park plan includes climate change responses
Mains cleaning at Umina Heights and Pearl Beach
Quarterly bills introduced with lower water rates
Permission sought for underground tanks
Council approves five applications
New house subject to council approval
Emily to use fun run to raise money for Clown Doctors
Helen Ferguson succumbs to injuries
Unaware he had won
Community grants
Changeover at Woy Woy Rotary
High tea raises $950
Rotary club farewells exchange student
Ettalong garden beds to get a makeover
New president outlines his goals
Branch president named Woman of the Year
Beds 'important' for sporting and ageing populations
Medium density plan will change local character forever
Need to remove dead tree
Full recovery expected after surfing accident
Climate change policy is a winner
What priority is given to species protection?
Developers have won hands down
Umina resident shaves her head
Defibrillators installed in supermarkets
Staff celebrate anniversaries
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Free family-friendly jazz festival for Ettalong
Weaving workshop
Blues Across the Bay plans progress well
Three artists announced for art show
Former student designs indigenous rugby jersey
Crossing supervisor leaves after 18 years
Farm welcomes twin lambs
Kindergarten students shown college farm
Knocked out of knockout competition
Comedy club to perform at eisteddfod
Peninsula students attend dance festival
Jesse takes part in vocal program
New campus principal appointed
Picnic in schoolgrounds over the holidays?
Recycled materials used to make sailboats
University students observe kitchen garden program
Learning woodworking at the Men's Shed
Women's soccer clubs both win
Women's bowling club unfurls flags
Tom Payne takes out longboard title
Sherriff takes out third singles title
Qualified for world boxing championships
Raising money for amenities block
Umina boxer to make television debut
Elected to regional cricket board
Major Pairs champions
Woy Woy was beaten by Avoca Beach

Permission sought for underground tanks

The owner of a site where Central Coast Council has refused to permit a fence has now sought permission for two underground rainwater tanks.

The owner Mr Tony Denny has taken the fence refusal to the Land and Environment Court.

Permission for the underground tanks was originally sought in April.

The application initially included a request for an equestrian arena but an amended statement of environmental effects submitted in June only mentions the tanks.

The applicant CEO Architectural said the proposal would involve excavating and earthworks and concrete structures.

Public submissions on the council website DA Tracker show opposition to the development.

One submission said the amended statement still had insufficient information to permit a proper and adequate assessment.

It said the application described the proposal as including two water tanks while the plan only showed one.

It provided for a depth of 2.4m for the tank yet it describes the necessary excavation as minimal and identifies the site as class 5 for acid sulphate soils, increasing the likelihood of intersection with those soils at such a depth.

The submission said the tanks were said to be for rainwater but there was no nearby structure to allow this to occur.

It also mentioned that water would be extracted from an approved bore to be drilled yet no detail of this approval was provided. The comment added that Water NSW needed to be consulted.

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