If you wish to make a formal submission, or make an objection to a development proposal, write to Orange City Council :
- By post to PO Box 35 ORANGE NSW 2800
- or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org
All formal submissions must include your full name, phone number and postal address, and an email address if you have one, the relevant Development Application (DA) number and the site address of the DA.
If your submission is an objection to a proposal, your reasons should be clearly provided. Make sure that you keep your letter relevant to the specific proposal.
Council must consider all issues raised within any submission before making a decision regarding DAs.
Issues raised in the submission are of primary importance. The number of submissions received in response to a DA has no bearing on the outcome of the application.
If you make a submission, you should know that:
(i) In this context of making a submission, any information provided to, or collected, by Orange City Council is for the purpose of assessing a Development Application.
(ii) This information will be made publicly available.
(iii) The intended recipients of the information are Council staff, the developer, the public and Councillors.
(iv) The making of any submission is entirely voluntary.
(v) The person providing the information has a right to access the information to correct any personal information supplied.
(vi) The submission will be placed in Council’s file and may appear on Council’s website during the consideration of the Development Application.
(vii) Council’s file on the Development Application may be accessed by any person.
(viii) Signatures, personal contact details, personal financial information and photographs depicting persons will not be made available on Council’s website.
(ix) Comments of an abusive or offensive nature should be avoided.