The following sports fields are closed for maintenance: Scone Park from 7 November to 15 December - Murray Bain Oval, Scone, from 7 November to 15 December - McKinnon Oval, Aberdeen, from 13 November to 22 December
Dartbrook Road, Aberdeen at Dartbrook Bridge will be closed from 8am on 15th November 2023 until April 2024, but remains accessible from New England Highway and Nandowra Road up to the bridge.
Find out more about Development Applications.
Steps to submit a development application.
Review the plans and strategies guiding local development and conservation.
Information on swimming pools compliance, on-site sewage management systems, heritage guidelines and fences and boundaries.
Flood studies and maps of the Upper Hunter Shire.
This page publishes the Register of Planning Decisions made at Council or Committee meetings.
Development & Building control policies.
These tools are designed to improve access to planning information and assist in planning and development decisions.
Council's Environmental Department has many functions, one of which is to ensure the Shire is kept in a safe and healthy environment.
Council's online mapping platform (IntraMaps) allows you to search any property address and link to other mapping sites and data providers.
Section 68 of the Local Government Act 1993 contains a list of activities that require approval from Council.
In accordance with Local Government Act 1993, all operations of on-site sewage management require a licence/approval to conduct such an activity. This licence/approval is obtained through Council.
A copy of Upper Hunter Shire Council's Development Contribution plans can be downloaded below.