On Public Exhibition



Council has received a Development Application for a Livestock Intensive Industry (Poultry Production Facility) - Expansion on Lot:1 & 6 DP:1220390, ‘The Ranch’ 149 Back Hillston Road Tabbita. In accordance with s 4.46 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Council hereby provides Notice of the proposed development, which will also be assessed as Designated and Integrated development.

The name of the applicant is VOAG 1 Pty Ltd and the Consent Authority for this development is Carrathool Shire Council, PO Box 12, Goolgowi NSW 2652.  The approval authority for Integrated development is NSW Environment Protection Authority under s.43 of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.

The proposed development consists of the establishment of an additional eight (8) poultry sheds which will each house up to 66,090 birds, associated surface water management features and an all-weather access road.  The total farm population will be 1,057,440 birds.

The proposed development is Designated Development under the meaning of s 4.10 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, as being a livestock intensive industry for the commercial production of birds accommodating more than 250,000 birds.

The Development Application and supporting documents may be inspected at the offices of Carrathool Shire Council located at 9-11 Cobram Street, Goolgowi and the Department of Planning & Environment Offices from Thursday 14 November 2019 up until close of business on Friday 13 December 2019.

During the time of public exhibition up until the close of business on Friday 13 December 2019 any person may inspect the documents and make written submissions to Carrathool Shire Council concerning this proposed development and if the submission is made by way of objection, the grounds of the objection must be specified in the submission.

Any person who makes a submission by way of an objection and who is dissatisfied with the determination of Carrathool Shire Council to grant development consent may appeal to the NSW Land and Environment Court.  Any submissions received regarding this Development Application will be considered a public document.

Should you require further assistance in relation to this matter then please do not hesitate to contact the Council on 6965 1900 during normal office hours.

The Ranch Environment Impact Statement