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Open Space Plans


​Lane Cove Council has adopted a number of plans that are used to help manage the Open Space areas.

Open Space Plan - adopted 15 August 2016. This plan sets out the guiding principles for a number of key themes to reinforce the main direction for the planning and management of Lane Cove’s Open Spaces (parks and playgrounds, sporting areas, bushland, streetscapes and urban spaces). 

Plan of Management for Bushland in Lane Cove - adopted 5 February 2007 sets out bushland management policies and strategies as well as management activities for each bushland reserve. For further bushland management plans please follow the links: Lane Cove River and Endangered Ecological Communities.

Recreation Action Plan - adopted 8 December 2008 focuses on providing for recreation activities that take place in Open Space.

There are more detailed plans and strategies for some specific recreation areas/activities. These include:

Playground Strategy - adopted 8 December 2008; This Strategy is currenlty under review (2019 - 2020).

Plan of Management for the Lane Cove Golf Course - adopted 5 December 2005;

Blackman Park Plan of Management and Blackman Park Masterplan - adopted 3 August 2009.

Final Street Tree Master Plan

Regional Strategies

There are a number of regional plans that include Open Space areas managed by Lane Cove Council.

Lane Cove River

In 2018 the NSROC Regional Sportsground Strategy Review provided a focus on analysing future demand for the provision of sportsgrounds in the Region.