Development Proposal - EIS

DA121/2019 - Livestock Processing Industry

Dungog Shire Council is in receipt of a Development Application for a Rural Industry - Livestock Processing Industry.

DA No: 121/2019
Land Description: Lot 45 DP 752457, No 391 Hanleys Creek Road, Hanleys Creek
Applicant: Dominic O’Neil
Consent Authority: Dungog Shire Council
Description of Development: The proposed development is Designated Development under Section 4.10 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 – Clause 22 Schedule 3 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulations, 2000 as a Livestock Processing Industry.

The proposal is for the use of a proposed farm shed as a small-scale organic and grass-fed meat preparation, storage and distribution facility with a yearly production capacity of approx. 30 tonnes. Cuts of meat will be prepared from animal carcasses that will be sourced from an abattoir. These will be stored on site and delivered to consumers in the Greater Sydney, Central Coast and Lower Hunter regions.

The development application referred to in this notice and accompanying Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and documents are available for public inspection, free of charge, for a period of 30 days, between 28 August 2019 and 27 September 2019  during ordinary office hours at:

  • Dungog Shire Council Administration Building, 198 Dowling Street, Dungog
  • Dungog Public Library, 17 MacKay Street, Dungog
  • NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment , 320 Pitt St, Sydney

During this period any person may inspect the development application and EIS and make a written submission on the proposal quoting Council’s file reference, DA No 121/2019.

Written submissions on this proposal should be lodged with Council by 4.30pm Friday 27 September 2019.

If a submission is made by way of objection, the grounds of objection must be specified in the submission. Unless the proposed development is development about which the Independent Planning Commission has conducted a public hearing, any person who makes a submission by way of objection and who is dissatisfied with the determination of the consent authority to grant development consent, may appeal to the Land and Environment Court under Section 8.8 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979.

If the Independent Planning Commission conducts a public hearing, the Commission’s determination of the application is final and not subject to appeal.

In accordance with Section 10.4 of the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979, a person who makes a public submission to Council in relation to this application is required to disclose all reportable political donations within two years prior to the submission being made and ending when the application is determined. Further information on this can be obtained from Council’s website - Political Donations Disclosure Statement.

Council may also be obliged to release your submission as required by the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 and the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.   


DA 121/2019 - Environmental Impact Statement