Council is exhibiting a planning proposal under the provisions of Section 3.34 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979. The objective of the planning proposal is to amend the Muswellbrook Local Environmental Plan 2009 to realign the proposed Muswellbrook bypass corridor.

The planning proposal and supporting documentation are on public exhibition during business hours at the Council Offices at 157 Maitland Street, Muswellbrook or via the Council Website ( for the period Friday, 2 November 2018 until Monday, 3 December 2018. Interested persons are invited to inspect the planning proposal and supporting documentation. Written submissions concerning the proposed changes to the LEP may be made to Council during the exhibition period. Submissions should be in writing and can be posted, faxed to 65493700, or emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The last day for the receipt of submissions is close of business Monday, 3 December 2018. Please note confidentiality is not available to respondents. The details of any submissions may be included in a Council report or forwarded to the proponent where it may help to resolve issues raised in the submission. Information (including copies of submissions) may also be released. Submissions are balanced with Council’s statutory obligations, the rights of the proponent and the public interest. Council must consider any submissions made before it decides whether to proceed with or abandon a proposal. Where relevant, a Political Donation and Gift Disclosure Statement must accompany any submission lodged with Council. Under Section 110.4 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 any person who makes a submission to Council is required to disclose any political donation or gift. If you have any enquiries please contact Council on 6549 3700. Written submissions made in relation to the Planning Proposal should be addressed to: The General Manager Muswellbrook Shire Council PO Box 122 Muswellbrook NSW 2333

Attachments are included at the following links. 

1.Planning Proposal & Attachment

2.Council Report & Resolution


4.Muswellbrook Bypass Options Report July 2018

5.Draft LEP MAPS

6.Gateway Determination

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