Sixteen rural hectares in East Maitland could be transformed into 40 residential lots if a planning proposal is approved at tomorrow night’s Maitland City Council meeting.
An Endangered Ecological Community – Lower Hunter Spotted Gum-Ironbark Forest is present on the site as a scattering of trees.
Compensatory revegetation has been included in the development application.
The proposal would require extensions to existing roads and footpaths and council has recommended that a further report be presented following the public exhibition period. report:
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, Aug. 12, 2013.