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In 2006, a development consent was granted by Wingecarribee Shire Council approving the subdivision of land adjacent to the Applicant’s home. This consent was subject to conditions which included limiting the height of new buildings to single story.
Our clients had already reduced their development after consultation with Council, and in the face of a number of submissions opposing their development lodged by surrounding neighbours.
An application was made with North Sydney Council to convert a dilapidated State heritage listed building, Tarella into a day care centre. The team at Hones Lawyers were engaged following initial negative comments from the Council and significant resident backlash to the proposal.
Unfortunately for Wollondilly both its size, and its proximity, lends itself to unscrupulous contractors using the council area to dispose of waste. A recent example of this was the dumping of 25,000 tonnes of asbestos contaminated waste on land under the guise of building a rural fire trail.
Colemans Group came to Hones Lawyers when they had difficulty being paid for building and construction works they had undertaken for a state owned corporation. Their problems with that corporation were increased when the corporation refused to return a million dollar bank guarantee for works that had been completed over 2 years previously.