Heading: Notice of Proposed Development Application




Ken Lees Building Consultancy NSW

PO Box 77

Swansea NSW  2281



Muswellbrook Shire Council



LOT: 2 DP: 1179404

1831 Merriwa Road SANDY HOLLOW


Alterations and additions to a Heritage Item (Ellamara) and its use as Tourist Accommodation and a Function Centre


The proposed development is integrated development under the provisions of 4.46(1) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 requiring approval from the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Council has received the above development application which is on public exhibition between 14 January 2021 and 5 February 2021. During this public exhibition period, the documentation accompanying this application may be viewed on Council’s website.

Any person wishing to make a submission regarding the proposed development should do so in writing addressed to the General Manager, Muswellbrook Shire Council, to reach Council before the close of business on 5 February 2021.  Any submissions by way of an objection should be supported by the grounds for that objection.


Where you wish to be contacted by Council regarding the progression of this matter, it is requested that any submission or correspondence contain your contact information, including a preferred contact email address. This will be used by Council for any further contact in relation to this matter.

All submissions, including personal information, will be made available for public inspection and may be included in full in any reports to Council, Government Agencies or other relevant bodies in the determination of the application.  All reports are published in the Council Business Paper which is also available to the public.

For further information please contact Council’s Planning and Regulatory Services Department on 02 6549 3745.

Details of the proposed development are available on Council’s Website:

DA 2020-136 - Bushfire Assessment Reports

DA 2020-136 - Ellamara Hydraulic Plan

DA 2020-136 - Ellemara Site plan

DA 2020-136 - Landscape Plan

DA 2020-136 - Plan Ellamara Front Fence

DA 2020-136 - Plans and Elevations to Accompany Development Application

DA 2020-136 - Statement Environmental Effects - Ellamara

DA 2020-136 - Statement of Heritage Impact

DA 2020-136 - Traffic Plan

DA 2020-136 - Wastewater Management Plan

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