Council has adopted a number of plans that are used to help manage the Open Space areas withing the Local Government Area.
Open Space Plan - this plan
sets out the
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).
Community Land Plan of Management - Council owned land - this plan governs the use and management of community land owned by Council. It describes the current purposes and uses of the community lands and their values, assigns them to one or more categories and sets out objectives and performance targets for active land management and use.
Community Land Plan of Management - Crown Reserves - this plan governs the use and management of land which is Crown Reserve managed by Council. It describes the current purposes and uses of the community lands and their values, assigns them to one or more categories and sets out objectives and performance targets for active land management and use.
Plan of Management for Bushland in Lane Cove - sets out bushland management policies and strategies as well as management activities for each bushland reserve. For further bushland management plans refer to the Lane Cove River Coastal Zone Management Plan and Endangered Ecological Communities.
Recreation Action Plan - 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 - provides Council with a plan for the provision of well located, well designed, fun and accessible playgrounds for the next 5 years and beyond.
Dog Strategy - provides Council with a plan for providing and managing dogs' access to all public spaces in the Lane Cove Council area. This includes on leash areas, our 19 off-leash areas and areas where dogs are prohibited as prescribed by the Companion Animals Act 1998 (the Act). It also provides criteria for the selection and design of any future off-leash areas and dog parks.
Plan of Management for the Lane Cove Golf Course
Blackman Park Plan of Management and Blackman Park Masterplan
Street Tree Master Plan - This plan outlines the proposed streetscape for each street in Lane Cove.
Pesticides Notification Plan - This plan outlines the use of pesticides in outdoor public places in Lane Cove.
Community Garden Procedures and Guidelines - These guidelines are designed to assist interested groups in the process of applying for and establishing a community garden on Council land in accordance with the Local Government Act 1993.
There are a number of regional plans that include Open Space areas managed by Council.
Lane Cove River Costal Zone Management Plan
NSROC Regional Sportsground Strategy Review provided a focus on analysing future demand for the provision of sportsgrounds in the Region.