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Iron Gates DA on public exhibition

22 September 2021

THE Iron Gates residential subdivision development application will be on public exhibition for one month from this Friday, 24 September, as is required under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. Submissions must be received by 11.30pm Sunday 24 October. The development application was referred...

Planning panel refers Iron Gates DA back to Council

8 September 2021

THE Northern Rivers Planning Panel (NRPP) earlier this week accepted a Clause 55 variation under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 for the Iron Gates development proposal in Evans Head. Clause 55 means a development application may be amended or varied by the applicant,...

Give us a break – Council’s plea to NSW Government

3 September 2021

RICHMOND Valley Council is calling on the NSW Government to rethink its approach to regional lockdowns in areas which are currently COVID-free. Richmond Valley Council Mayor Robert Mustow said the current lockdown requirements were crippling local communities and it was time to take a more...

Council asks NSW Government to review Dunoon Dam decision

18 August 2021

RICHMOND Valley Council is asking the NSW Government to review Rous County Council’s planning processes following its shelving of the proposed Dunoon Dam, and complete the required investigations of the project independently. In a mayoral minute passed unanimously by Council at last night’s meeting, Mayor...

Waste facilities open by appointment only

18 August 2021

RICHMOND Valley Council will open its waste facilities in Casino, Evans Head and Rappville by appointment only for those residents who do not have a kerbside service. Regular kerbside bin pick up services will continue throughout the Richmond Valley as normal, and commercial waste will...

Local councils sign on for new disaster dashboards

16 August 2021

NEW online disaster dashboards will provide real-time information to help residents and visitors to the Lismore, Richmond Valley and Kyogle areas be aware of, prepare for and respond to local emergencies. From road conditions and closures, to power outages and river heights, the disaster dashboards...

Non-essential Council facilities temporarily closed

10 August 2021

Richmond Valley Council will close several facilities and restrict some services during the NSW Government-imposed seven-day lockdown. General Manager Vaughan Macdonald said there would be no disruption to core Council services following yesterday’s announcement new restrictions would be introduced for the Byron Shire, Richmond Valley,...

Council awards tender for construction of new Rappville Community Hall

23 July 2021

RAPPVILLE residents can again look forward to holding community events in the heart of their village, with Richmond Valley Council awarding a construction tender for the new Rappville Community Hall at its meeting on Tuesday. Richmond Valley-based Bennett Robertson Builders is expected to start construction...

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