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Pre-Gateway Review of Local Environmental Plan amendment requests
What is a Pre-Gateway Review (PGR)?
The Pre-Gateway Review (PGR) process is the process for determining whether or not to prepare a planning proposal to seek an amendment to a Local Environmental Plan (LEP) based on a formal request initiated by a land owner.

Council PGR Process
In 2015, Singleton Council initiated the local PGR process for owner-initiated proposals to amend the LEP for the Singleton Local Government Area (LGA). The local PGR process enabled implementation of an online tracking system for PGR applications and improves Council's ability to provide timely advice to proponents on whether preparation of a planning proposal is supported. The PGR system also improved the level of transparency associated with LEP amendment requests by providing better online information about individual LEP amendment proposals.

NSW State Government PGR Process
The NSW Department of Planning & Environment also implements a Pre-Gateway Review (PGR) process, whereby proponents can seek a review independent from Council in circumstances where Council:
  • Has notified the proponent that the LEP changes are not supported; or
  • Has failed to make a decision on whether to support the preparation of a planning proposal within 90 days.

Tracking of PGR applications
To access the NSW Department of Planning & Environment tracking system for PGR applications lodged with the NSW Department of Planning & Environment click here.

To access the tracking system for PGR applications lodged with Council, select the relevant link from the table below. Alternatively you can search for PGR applications by file reference or property address using the Application Search tool.

 File Reference  Location
 PGR2/2017 612 Gresford Road SEDGEFIELD NSW 2330 (Lot: 69 DP: 752488) and site at Roughit Lane SEDGEFIELD NSW 2330 (Lot: 70 DP: 752488)
 PGR1/2017 Site at New England Highway MCDOUGALLS HILL NSW 2330 (Lot: 1 DP: 438766)
 PGR4/2016 Site at Mistletoe Lane POKOLBIN NSW 2320 (Lot: 31 DP: 857280)
 PGR3/2016 Bulga "Deferred Matter" site
 PGR2/2016 Certain land at JERRY'S PLAINS, WHITTINGHAM, HOWES VALLEY and MILBRODALE
 PGR1/2016 484 Bowmans Creek Road BOWMANS CREEK NSW 2330 (Lot: 1 DP: 1167323)
 PGR1/2012 257 Hermitage Road POKOLBIN NSW 2320 (Lot: 5 DP: 823737)

Singleton Council
PO Box 314 Singleton NSW 2330
Ph: 02 6578 7290