Council adopted changes to Section 25 – Storm Water Management at the meeting held on 26 May 2020. 

The changes involve:

  • Including references to the Muswellbrook Urban Riparian Landcare Master Plan and the Muswellbrook Floodplain Risk Management Study and Plan 2018;
  • Providing detail on when easements in favour of Muswellbrook Council will be required for developments sites adjoining the urban stormwater system;
  • Identifying when Council may reimburse landholders for costs associated with creation of easements;
  • Correcting formatting errors;
  • Providing clarification on certain matters regarding piping of open drainage channels and requirements for pollution reduction devices; and
  • Updating references to legislation, plans and policies that are relevant to planning for storm water management.

The amendment to Muswellbrook Development Control Plan 2009 - Section 25 - Storm Water Management, will become effective from 26 June 2020.

Download Section 25 - Storm Water Management - adopted version - 20200526

If you have any enquiries, please contact Council on 6549 3700.

Written submissions should be addressed to:

The General Manager

Muswellbrook Shire Council

PO Box 122

Muswellbrook NSW 2333


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