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On exhibition for public comment and Expressions of Interest

As part of its decision-making processes,  Orange City Council frequently puts significant proposed changes of policy or direction on public exhibition to invite comment from the community, before a final decision is taken.

Other opportunities to engage with the council are put openly to the whole community when the Council seeks 'expressions of interest' on a proposal.

On this page, you can find details of a number of matters which are currently up for public comment or seeking expressions of interest.

Under each subject heading you can find:

  • links where you can find more information or download documents.
  • the deadline date for making a comment or expressing an interest.
  • and also find how details of how to make a public submission.



There are currently two topics on exhibition for community comment.



1  Strategic Policy Review

At the Council Meeting held on 7 November 2017, Council resolved to place the following policies on public exhibition:

Report - Strategic Policy Review


ST050 - Code of Meeting Practice

Strategic Policy - ST050 - Code of Meeting Practice


ST019 - Councillors Access to Information and their Interaction with Staff

Strategic Policy - ST019 - Councillors Access to Information and their Interaction with Staff


ST020 - Councillors Payment of Expenses and Provision of Facilities

Strategic Policy - ST020 - Councillors Payment of Expenses and Provision of Facilities


ST029 - Donations and Grants

Strategic Policy - ST029 - Donations and Grants


Written comments are sought on the above policies up to Tuesday 12 December 2017.


2. Private Hospital Precinct Planning Agreement Private Hospital

Orange City Council is asking for community comment about a proposed agreement which covers financial contributions for the construction of a new private hospital.


Community submissions on the Private Hospital Precinct Planning Agreement can be sent to :

DEADLINE FOR COMMENT : 5pm, Thursday, 7 December 2017

Having your say:

Orange City Council seeks community input and feedback on a range of issues.

Stakeholder engagement is an important element of the Council decision-making process.

Comments and submissions must be made in writing so they can be seriously considered and the information collated into a report.

Comments can only be considered as formal submissions if the author's details are included. Submissions could be made public as part of Council reports.

Because a number of matters are always up for public comment, submissions must make it clear which topic is being addressed.

Submissions can be sent by mail to:

Orange City Council

General Manager

PO Box 35

Orange NSW  2800

Submissions can also be made by email to council@orange.nsw.gov.au