Workshops for Jamberoo DCP


Kiama Council has released further details of the community workshops being conducted as part of finalising a Jamberoo Development Control Plan (DCP).

Council approved a draft DCP at its July meeting which is currently on public exhibition.

General Manager Michael Forsyth said Council would now be hosting four workshops to assist the community to refine the draft DCP.

“The Jamberoo Valley Residents and Ratepayers Association has asked Council to hold two information workshops before conducting the actual planning workshops,” Mr Forsyth said.

“These information workshops will help community members fully understand what is involved in a DCP and the part it plays in our planning laws.”

Mr Forsyth said the information workshops would be held at the Jamberoo School of Arts on Tuesday 29 August at 1.00pm and 7.00pm.

Residents wishing to take part are encouraged to register by phoning (02) 4232 0444 or emailing

People who register will be provided with an information package, including a copy of the draft DCP, information about the role of DCPs and a questionnaire designed to help prepare the community for the planning workshops.

The planning workshops are being held the following week at the Jamberoo School of Arts at on Tuesday 5 September at 1.00pm and Thursday 7 September at 7.00pm.

Mr Forsyth said residents could still make written submissions directly to Council, regardless of whether they attend the workshops.

“We have also extended the normal period for written submissions to allow residents plenty of time to make their submissions.”

“However, the workshops are a great opportunity to understand often complex planning laws and work with Council’s professional planners to deliver a development control plan appropriate for Jamberoo.”  

Written submissions (quoting SC2702) can be made until 4pm on 29 September 2017, via email to or mail to:

General Manager
PO Box 75
Kiama NSW 2533

The draft Jamberoo DCP is available online at: The final DCP is expected to be submitted to the November meeting of Kiama Council for approval.