Managing flood risk in your neighbourhood - Amending the MDCP 2011

Background

Council adopted flood studies for the Johnstons Creek and Alexandra Canal catchments in June 2017. The study determined flood behaviour and identified properties that would be affected in a major storm event.

At the same time, a review of the Hawthorne Canal Flood Study (adopted 2015) was undertaken which also identified flood affected properties.

What’s happening now?

Council is proposing to amend Part 2.22 – Flood Management of the MDCP 2011 to update the Flood Planning Area Map and the Flood Liable Land Map. The amendment will incorporate additional flood affected properties that were identified in the studies and

Background

Council adopted flood studies for the Johnstons Creek and Alexandra Canal catchments in June 2017. The study determined flood behaviour and identified properties that would be affected in a major storm event.

At the same time, a review of the Hawthorne Canal Flood Study (adopted 2015) was undertaken which also identified flood affected properties.

What’s happening now?

Council is proposing to amend Part 2.22 – Flood Management of the MDCP 2011 to update the Flood Planning Area Map and the Flood Liable Land Map. The amendment will incorporate additional flood affected properties that were identified in the studies and review. This is to ensure any future developments on flood affected land meet standards to manage the risk of flooding to people and property.

Find out more

Have your say

You can provide feedback on the proposed amendment to the MDCP 2011 by completing the form below. The last day to provide feedback is 21 November 2017.

What happens next?

All feedback received through the public exhibition will be included in a report and considered by Council when deciding whether to adopt the amendment. If adopted, a notice of adoption will be published in the local newspaper and the amended MDCP 2011 will come into effect on the date that the public notice is given or on a later date specified in the notice.

Everyone who makes a submission will be notified of Council’s decision.

Contact details

If you have any questions please call Christine Phillips on 9392 5644 or email

  • Council adopts amendment to the MDCP2011

    over 1 year ago

    Council considered a report which included the community's feedback at a meeting on 24 May 2018. Council resolved to:

    1. Receive and note the report;

    2. Adopt Marrickville Development Control Plan 2011 (Amendment No. 7) to update the Flood Planning Area Map and Flood Liable Land Map in Part 2.22 – Flood Management to incorporate the adopted flood studies for Johnstons Creek, Alexandra Canal and Hawthorne Canal;

    3. Place a notice in a local newspaper advising of the commencement of Marrickville Development Control Plan 2011 (Amendment No. 7);

    4. Notify those persons who made...

    Council considered a report which included the community's feedback at a meeting on 24 May 2018. Council resolved to:

    1. Receive and note the report;

    2. Adopt Marrickville Development Control Plan 2011 (Amendment No. 7) to update the Flood Planning Area Map and Flood Liable Land Map in Part 2.22 – Flood Management to incorporate the adopted flood studies for Johnstons Creek, Alexandra Canal and Hawthorne Canal;

    3. Place a notice in a local newspaper advising of the commencement of Marrickville Development Control Plan 2011 (Amendment No. 7);

    4. Notify those persons who made a submission in relation to Draft Marrickville Development Control Plan 2011 (Amendment No. 7) to inform them of Council’s decision; and

    5. Conduct an internal peer review of the flood study for a significant sample of properties identified on Hawthorne Canal.

    Read the report