Central Sydney Planning Strategy

The draft Central Sydney Planning Strategy 2012-2036 revises previous planning controls and delivers on the City of Sydney’s Sustainable Sydney 2030 program for a green, global and connected city.

The strategy will have a public exhibition and consultation period occurring in the coming months following gateway determination from the Greater Sydney Commission.

About this strategy

Planning for developments in central Sydney means planning for Sydney’s ongoing competitiveness, appeal and resilience.

The strategy supports opportunities for additional height and density in the right locations, balanced with environmental sustainability initiatives and sets criteria for excellence in urban design.

These opportunities are presented in stages – short-term, medium-term and ongoing. They align with planned developments in infrastructure and technology for an economically, environmentally and socially successful city.

Next steps

Following gateway determination the strategy and relevant documents will be placed on public exhibition for a minimum of 2 months.

Signup below to be advised when the public exhibition starts.


The draft Central Sydney Planning Strategy 2012-2036 revises previous planning controls and delivers on the City of Sydney’s Sustainable Sydney 2030 program for a green, global and connected city.

The strategy will have a public exhibition and consultation period occurring in the coming months following gateway determination from the Greater Sydney Commission.

About this strategy

Planning for developments in central Sydney means planning for Sydney’s ongoing competitiveness, appeal and resilience.

The strategy supports opportunities for additional height and density in the right locations, balanced with environmental sustainability initiatives and sets criteria for excellence in urban design.

These opportunities are presented in stages – short-term, medium-term and ongoing. They align with planned developments in infrastructure and technology for an economically, environmentally and socially successful city.

Next steps

Following gateway determination the strategy and relevant documents will be placed on public exhibition for a minimum of 2 months.

Signup below to be advised when the public exhibition starts.


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