Randwick Council two-time award winner in Planning Awards for Excellence
Randwick Council was awarded Best Planning Ideas for Small Project and Innovation in Development Assessment as part of the Planning Institute Australia Awards for Excellence.
The awards recognise best practice, leadership and achievement in town planning and the planning profession.
“Randwick Council has prided itself on being a leader in planning, and these awards affirm that this is indeed the case,” said Randwick Mayor Lindsay Shurey. “These two projects utilised the skills and support of staff from many different departments, so I regard this as a win for all of Council.”
Council was awarded the Best Planning Ideas for the Kensington to Kingsford (K2K) International Urban Design Ideas Competition. Council initiated the K2K Competition to work with the community and the best minds in planning, urban design, sustainability and architecture, to develop an overarching vision and strategy for the two town centres.
improved online Development Application system won the Innovation in Development Assessment
category. Council installed a self-service kiosk in the Customer Service
Centre, improved online maps, integrated the online lodgement with Council’s
document management system and allowed all stages of lodgement (including
payment of fees) to be completed online, with data fed straight into management
This consultation is closed. On 10 December 2019, Council endorsed the Planning Proposal for the Kensington and Kingsford Town Centres and resolved to forward the proposal to the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) requesting amendments be made to Randwick LEP. The Planning Proposal is currently with the State Government awaiting gazettal of the proposed changes to the RLEP 2012. The Planning Proposal can be viewed here.