BYRON SHIRE COUNCIL

                                                                                                                                 5.2 - Attachment 1

 

Action #

Document

Priority

Actions

Status

Comments

5

BES&MP

High

Implementation of source controls for New Developments

 

SMP, DCP. New developments are subject to s/water controls as per DCP

16

BES&MP

High

Support formation of an ASS working group

 No progress

 

17

BES&MP

High

Prepare and implement ASS priority area management plan

 No progress

 

18

BES&MP

High

Finalise and implement ASS LEP

Complete  - 2014 Maps LEP / GIS layers

19

BES&MP

High

Delineate buffer zones to Belongil Estuary

Recommend SEPP Buffer Zones 7FJ (shorebirds)

20

BES&MP

High

Incorporate results of the PPK drilling program into the BESMP

 

 

25

BES&MP

High

Support West Byron Wastewater Steering Committee goal of maximum reuse

Ongoing

Recycled Water is of a quality for Dual Reticulation. BSC operate one of the largest recycled water schemes in NSW (DPI Water 2016). Current BBURWS extension to include public toilet flushing and Byron Foreshore Irrigation.

26

BES&MP

High

Support Belongil Rehabilitation project using West Byron wastewater

Ongoing

29

BES&MP

High

Keep estuary mouth open continuously at interim bench mark level of 1m in conjunction with monitoring water quality

Operates as an intermittent closed and open lake or lagoon (ICOLL) system. Licenced to open creek entrance when 1m at Ewingsdale Bridge. Licence valid until 2022. Council operate the estuary in accordance with the Belongil Estuary Mouth Opening Plan. Water quality monitoring (1 day prior and six days after opening) includes EC, DO pH, turbidity, temperature, water level. Council reports on a six monthly basis - Byron Estuary Entrance Management Report.

38

BES&MP

High

Adopt action plans which support fishery and shorebird habitat as recommended above

 

 

39

BES&MP

High

Identify and protect significant estuarine and aquatic habitats by rezoning, reservation, DCP. Support the Byron Bay, Suffolk Park, Ewingsdale Settlement Strategy riparian buffer

 

 

40

BES&MP

High

Enforce dog exclusion zones at mouth of estuary

Ongoing

Signs, rangers. Action 1.1.1 Draft Coastal Zone Management Plan for the Byron Bay Embayment (CZMP) (2016)

41

BES&MP

Unrated

Investigate rehabilitation and revegetation opportunities

Ongoing

 

43

BES&MP

High

Support the implementation of the Arakwal Agreement

 Ongoing

 

49

BCFRMP

Immediate

Preferred Byron Drainage Strategy

Complete

Byron Bay Drainage Strategy (SMEC 2010). Council need to implement actions 148 - 156.

50

BCFRMP

High

Drainage infrastructure maintenance

Complete

Byron Bay Drainage Maintenance Plan 2014 – 15.

51

BCFRMP

High

Belongil Creek Entrance Strategy - Recommends the development of a long term management plan for the operation of  ICOLL

Council has applied for 2 grants (approx. $150K for 2 year project)  both unsuccessful. Needs to be a whole of catchment / stakeholders approach. To be completed before 2022.

52

BCFRMP

Immediate

Development Control Planning - A future development zone map and flood planning matrix

 

 

147

BBDS

High

Pump station - 6m3/s, levee, GPT and street drainage in Byron Street (Town Street System)

 No progress

 

148

BBDS

High

Byron Street levee and 4 pump stations (Shirley Street System)

 No progress

 

149

BBDS

High

Pump Station - 3m3/s and 2-900 diameter outfall (Cowper Street System)

 No progress

 

150

BBDS

High

New wetland / basin (Cowper Street System)

 No progress

 Looking at possible implementation with by pass road works

151

BBDS

High

Link Channel, levee between Marvel and Cowper Street, pump station - 1m3/s (Cowper Street System)

 No progress

 

152

BBDS

High

Street network in Fletcher, Lawson and Johnston Street (Town Center System)

 No progress

 

153

BBDS

High

Street drainage Middleton Street (Cowper Street System)

 No progress

 

154

BBDS

High

Culverts at Ewingsdale Road (Western Industrial Area)

 No progress