Public Exhibition

Be informed and have your say on what is happening in Singleton and provide input into Council’s and our community’s future. The following items are currently on public exhibition. Details of each item can be found by viewing the documents attached to each item.


Submissions must be received by close of business on the last day of the exhibition period, unless otherwise stated. Submissions are to be made in writing addressed to the General Manager.

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Post to:
The General Manager
Singleton Council
PO Box 314
Singleton NSW 2330


Singleton Council has received a request to amend the Singleton Local Environmental Plan 2013 and has prepared a planning proposal which describes the proposed amendment.

The amendment would:

  • Amend the zoning for part of the land from RE2 Private Recreation to R1 General Residential; and
  • Remove the part of the land proposed to be zoned R1 General Residential from the heritage mapping in Singleton Local Environmental Plan 2013.

The intended outcome of the proposal is to facilitate the creation of two new lots for residential purposes.


The planning proposal will be on public exhibition from Thursday 29 April 2021 until Thursday 13 May 2021 during regular business hours at:

  • Singleton Council Administration Centre - 8am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday Cnr Queen Street and Civic Avenue, Singleton
  • Singleton Visitor Information Centre - Townhead Park, New England Highway, Singleton
  • Singleton Library - 8-10 Queen Street, Singleton


Council is interested in your views regarding the LEP amendment and invites you to make a written submission on the proposed amendment.

Submissions will be taken into account by Council before consideration is given to the making of the LEP amendment. Submissions should include:

  • Your name and address;
  • The Council file reference (60.2021.2)
  • A statement on whether you support or object to the LEP amendment as described by the planning proposal; and
  • The reasons why you support or object to the LEP amendment

Your submission must reach Singleton Council by close of business on Thursday 13 May 2021 and should be addressed to:

General Manager at Singleton Council P.O. Box 314, SINGLETON NSW 2330 or E


Submissions must relate to the planning proposal being exhibited and must not contain comments which could be considered or construed as slanderous. Pursuant to Schedule 1 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Council may make submissions publicly available. As such, submissions may be placed on Council’s website, in Council meeting reports and may also be forwarded to the proponent or viewed by other persons or authorities with an interest in the planning proposal.

In accordance with Section 10.4 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, a person who makes a submission in relation to the planning proposal is required to disclose all reportable political donations made to any councillor of Singleton Council and all gifts made to any councillor or employee of Singleton Council; by themselves or any of their associates within two years prior to the submission being made and ending when processing of the planning proposal is completed.

ENQUIRIES | Rob Drew - Strategic Land Use Planner T 02 6578 7290



On 19 April 2021, Council resolved to place the Draft Non-Standard Sewer Service Policy on exhibition for 28 days seeking public comment.

The policy provides the framework for connecting customers to Council’s sewerage system via private sewer infrastructure by mean’s other than a direct gravity connection or a Council-owned pressure sewer system in a nominated pressure sewer system area. These services are determined to be a ‘Non-Standard Sewer Service’ by Council.

The Draft Non-Standard Sewer Service Policy is available for viewing at Singleton Council Customer Service Centre, Singleton Public Library, Singleton Visitor Information Centre and below.

Submissions should be made in writing and addressed to the General Manager, Singleton Council via post to PO Box 314 Singleton NSW 2330 or email to E

For more information please contact Council’s Manager Water and Sewer, Katie Hardy T 02 6578 7290




 Singleton Council are working towards a connected community, a single-entry point of access to a range of community and recreation services and facilities in Singleton Heights.

Council is seeking a suitably qualified person to conduct an assessment and provide a business case which details options for a Community Facility for Singleton Heights.

The business case should include: 

  • Evidence based rationale for a community facility which incorporates a community hub in Singleton Heights, 
  • Concept drawings and detailed plans, 
  • Proposed operating model/s. 

 Click here to download documentation from Singleton Councils Tenderlink Portal.   

 Quotation close at 3pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time AEST or Australian Eastern Daylight Time AEDT, whichever is applicable in NSW at the time of quotation close) on Tuesday 25 May 2021.

Council is not bound to accept the lowest priced quotation or all or any part of a quotation and reserves the right to conduct the RFQ process and select the successful Respondent as it sees fit.



Proposal: S 4.55(2) Modification to import, store and blend product

Land: Lot: 5 DP: 1012182, Hebden Road HEBDEN

Applicant: Hebden Quarries Pty Ltd

Application No.: DA 236/1997.6

Consent Authority: Singleton Council 

Zoning: RU1 Primary Production 

Exhibition Period: 6 May 2021 to 5 June 2021 (inclusive)

The proposal is also “Nominated Integrated Development”. This means that additional approvals, required under other legislation, are being considered as part of the current development application. The other approvals are as follows:

Additional Approvals Required as Integrated Development 

Type of Approval 

Approval Agency 

Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997

NSW Environment Protection Authority 


Information can be sourced from the Statement of Environmental Effects Hidden: 008.2017.00000170.001or Council’s Administration Centre - Queen Street Singleton from 8:30am to 4:30pm Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).

Any person may, during the exhibition period, make a submission in writing to the Council in relation to the application. Where a submission is made by way of an objection, the grounds for objection must be clearly specified. An acknowledgement of your submission will be made no earlier than one (1) week after the exhibition closing date. 

Should you intend to make a submission to Council on any planning related matter, your attention is drawn to your statutory obligations under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 regarding disclosure of political donations and gifts. 

If the application is approved, a person who makes a submission by way of objection does not have a right of appeal to the Land and Environment Court unless a matter of law arises. 

For further information, please contact Council’s Customer Service on (02) 6578 7290 quoting reference DA 236/1997.6.


The personal information provided as part of submissions will be used for the purpose of considering the specific project or proposal on exhibition and will become a record of Council. All information will be stored securely and retained in accordance with the State Records Act 1998.


A Disclosure Statement of Political Donations and Gifts must be submitted to Council with your submission if the Public Exhibition is a Planning Matter under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. This includes, but is not limited to: Development Application (DA), Development Control Plans (DCP’s), Local Environmental Plans (LEP’s), Section 7.11 Local Contributions Plan (previously Section 94 Contributions Plans).