Lake Inverell

Advertised Development Applications


As per Council Policy and Legislation, certain types of Development Applications (DA’s) require public exhibition in the Inverell Times and on the Council’s website. Should any DA’s currently be under exhibition, you will find them listed below:

  • White Rock Wind Project (Mod 6) – Modification Proposal

The NSW Department of Planning and Environment has received an application to further modify the White Rock Wind project (10_0160), located 20 km west of Glen Innes in the Glen Innes Severn and Inverell Shire local government area.

The proposed modification, submitted by the Proponent, White Rock Wind Farm Pty Ltd, involves:

• Reducing the overall number of Stage 2 turbines from 49 to 48;
• Increasing the overall rotor tip height of Stage 2 turbines, from 150 m to 200 m;
• Increasing the overall project area, including relocation of some turbines and associated ancillary infrastructure; and
• Increasing the project’s vegetation clearance limit.

The modification application including the accompanying Environmental Assessment will be on public exhibition from Tuesday 13 February 2018 until Tuesday 6 March 2018.

These documents are available for review on the NSW Government Department of Planning and Environment’s website or at Council’s Administration Centre, 144 Otho Street, Inverell.

  • Sapphire Solar Farm

Sapphire Solar Farm Pty Ltd has submitted a Development Application (DA) to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment for the Sapphire Solar Farm, located approximately 30 km east of Inverell, within the Inverell Local Government Area.

The proposal involves the construction, operation and decommissioning of a 180 megawatt photovoltaic solar farm and development of associated infrastructure, including an energy storage facility and grid connection.

The DA and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be on public exhibition from Monday 29 January 2018 until Wednesday 28 February 2018.

These documents may be viewed on the Department’s website – NSW Government Planning & Environment – Sapphire Solar Farm or at Council’s Administration Centre, 144 Otho Street, Inverell.

Application Tracking

Not all applications are required to be advertised in the Inverell Times or exhibited on the website. A full list of applications received by Council can be found at Application Tracking.

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PO Box 138 Inverell NSW 2360

Administration Centre:

144 Otho Street
Inverell NSW 2360

Phone: (02) 6728 8288
Fax: (02) 6728 8277
ABN: 72 695 204 530


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