Planning Minister warns of ‘direct action’ against north shore council over housing targets

Sydney Morning Herald (Syndicated article)

NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes has accused a council on Sydney’s north shore of “throwing its toys out of the cot” and has warned he could intervene if it attempts to abandon housing targets.

Mr Stokes said Ku-ring-gai Council had a “shared commitment to meet the requirements of a growing city” in achieving projections for dwellings in the area previously agreed on with the Greater Sydney Commission, which a developer lobby group recently described as “relatively modest”.

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