2022 candidate for District Council of Mount Barker.
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?
Yes because they know the district best
What role should Councils play in protecting local heritage places from demolition or inappropriate development?
Heritage must be preserved at all cost
How would you seek to improve protections for heritage places in your area?
State Gov understanding the significance of it
We rarely see new places added to local heritage listings. Why do you think this is?
They have no history or relivant To area
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?
Mighty dollar always wins let’s get back to our grass roots and what is important trees take precident And distance from new build needs to be greater and verandas need to be mandatory
What are the impacts of infill development in your area? What changes would you seek in the rules around infill development?
Water run off removal of trees and habitat
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?
How large does your house breed to be let’s save some land and have a real garden
How should the community be informed and involved in decisions about new developments?
They need to be facing north. South enviomentally sound
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?
All trees need to be protected
What involvement should Councils have in decisions about protecting or removing significant and regulated trees?
What actions would you advocate to slow or mitigate the impacts of climate change in your local government area?
Public transport bicycle trails walking trails
What issues are there with traffic and parking in your area?
Too many cars
How could transport options be improved in your area?
What would your top three priorities be for improving planning policy and outcomes in your local government area?
Type of housing
Rainwater and underdriveway tanks for storm water