New plan for lake and park in proposed changes to CBD layout

New plan for lake and park in proposed changes to CBD layout
New plan for lake and park in proposed changes to CBD layout

Locals have been urged to have their say on proposed changes to plans for the rising Maroochydore Metropolis Centre, together with the relocation of some main elements.

Neighborhood session is underway for a proposed modification to the Maroochydore Metropolis Centre Precedence Improvement Space Improvement Scheme.

It primarily contains combining the waterway and parkland components to create a central park and lake on the coronary heart of town centre; transferring the proposed Exhibition and Conference Centre nearer to the longer term transit centre; and relocating the amphitheatre to the northern finish of the central park.

Sunshine Coast Council mayor Mark Jamieson inspired folks to have their say.

“Our new metropolis centre belongs to the Sunshine Coast neighborhood,” he mentioned.

“It can proceed to develop and consolidate its place as the principle centre for the Sunshine Coast and I urge all neighborhood members – together with residents, landowners, builders and enterprise operators – to view the proposed growth scheme modification and present suggestions earlier than session closes at 4.30pm on Monday, October 23.”

An impression of town centre with parklands, lake and conference centre.

The Maroochydore Metropolis Centre Precedence Improvement Space was first declared in 2013 to create a brand new CBD for the Sunshine Coast, assist financial growth and construct infrastructure.

Beneath a growth settlement for nearly all of the land in the PDA, Walker Company initiated a evaluation of the grasp plan for town centre.

An modification to the event scheme is required to give impact to the revised grasp plan.

Individuals can go to Have Your Say to lodge a submission.

Council officers might be available to reply questions at pop-up info classes at two areas, together with: Sunshine Coast Metropolis Corridor (lobby); September 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27 from midday to 2pm, and October 4, 9, 11, 16, 18 and 23 from noon to 2pm; and at Sunshine Plaza: September 21 (close to Coles) from 4pm to 7pm, and October 7 (close to Myer) from 9am to noon.

The brand new-look plan, with relocated lake, conference and exhibition centre and amphitheatre.
The unique plan.

The Queensland Authorities permitted the Maroochydore Metropolis Centre PDA Improvement Scheme on July 11, 2014. The event scheme was subsequently amended in April 2016 and August 2019.

In November 2020, council, SunCentral Maroochydore Pty Ltd and Walker Company (Walker) entered right into a growth settlement to drive town centre undertaking ahead. This settlement offered for Walker to undertake a evaluation of the grasp plan and this evaluation has now been accomplished.

On the Atypical Assembly on April 27, 2023, council resolved to assist the proposed modification to the event scheme and the Minister for Financial Improvement Queensland subsequently authorised council to undertake formal neighborhood session.

The total particulars of the proposed modification can be found to the general public through the neighborhood session interval.

Following that public session interval and council’s evaluation of any submissions obtained, council will refer the general public session outcomes to Financial Improvement Queensland to inform the Minister for Financial Improvement Queensland’s determination whether or not to proceed to making the proposed growth scheme modification.

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