Urban Release Strategy

Strong population growth driven by the expansion of the local coal mining industry and sustained pressure for residential development is placing considerable pressure on the Mid-Western Regional Council (Council). To date the majority of housing growth has occurred in Mudgee however nearby Gulgong has also been impacted in recent years by shifts in the housing market.Council in conjunction with the NSW Department of Planning and Environment (DP&E) identified the need to prepare an Urban Release Strategy for the towns of Mudgee and Gulgong to guide decision making around the timing, location and type of future residential development.

Urban Release Strategy 3(Mb)