2022 candidate for Light Regional Council.
Heritage survey responses.
Do you think that Councils and community members need to have a greater voice in planning and development decisions affecting their local area?
What role should Councils play in protecting local heritage places from demolition or inappropriate development?
a big role. need to look at all aspects of the property. we need to keep our heritage as much as possible.
How would you seek to improve protections for heritage places in your area?
a heritage committee from council should oversea all heritage properties. looking at how tasmania look after heritage properties would be good. they have so many
We rarely see new places added to local heritage listings. Why do you think this is?
this would help with keeping our heritage intact. currently to easy to knock over buildings.
How has the Planning and Design Code impacted on the heritage, amenity, and environment of your area? What changes would you seek to the Code?
i would like to see buildings looked at fully before any descision is made. we have a building on a land development at gawler belt now that should be made to stay.
What are the impacts of infill development in your area? What changes would you seek in the rules around infill development?
Construction of new housing typically uses 30% labour and 70% materials. Renovation of existing housing stock typically uses 70% labour and 30% materials. What policy changes would you like to see made to encourage people to renovate, rather than demolish and build anew?
incentives would help.
How should the community be informed and involved in decisions about new developments?
flyer sent out with rates notice. maybe email people from area. post on council web page.
Do you think there is adequate tree canopy across your local government area?
How would you like to see significant and regulated trees in your area protected from removal?
tree managent committee
What involvement should Councils have in decisions about protecting or removing significant and regulated trees?
should be refereed to council.
What issues are there with traffic and parking in your area?
traffic increasing with new developments.
How could transport options be improved in your area?
have a bus service
What would your top three priorities be for improving planning policy and outcomes in your local government area?