Upper Hunter Shire Council slammed over helipad cave-in

March 19, 2024 7:58 am in by
Angry Merriwa resident Kym Daniel. Image: Darren Cutrupi

A Merriwa woman has slammed Upper Hunter Shire Council for caving in to a development application for a private helipad on her neighbours property.

Sydney town planner John McFadden has agreed to drop his court action after council agreed to approve the D-A with amended conditions.

Under the 10-year deal up to seven helicopter movements will be permitted to and from the block on King George The Fifth Avenue.

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Neighbour Kim Daniel said the council’s back down is disgraceful and this is not the end of the matter.