2022 candidate for City of Marion.
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?
We are bound by State law.
How would you seek to improve protections for heritage places in your area?
Lobby State Govt.
We rarely see new places added to local heritage listings. Why do you think this is?
Should be merit based.
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?
Our Council seeks reasonable limits to suburban infill.
What are the impacts of infill development in your area? What changes would you seek in the rules around infill development?
Too many cars parked in the street.
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?
Needs State Govt attention.
How should the community be informed and involved in decisions about new developments?
Informed if it affects their amenity.
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?
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?
See Resilient South program.
What issues are there with traffic and parking in your area?
Never enough space.
How could transport options be improved in your area?
We are putting in more bike lanes.
What would your top three priorities be for improving planning policy and outcomes in your local government area?
Urban infill reform.
More Council control on zoning.