BRIEF – 22 September 2009 – Get set for another inner city development stoush as the NSW Harness Racing Club starts the development process for its highly sensitive Harold Park Paceway and Rozelle Tram Depot in Sydney’s inner city Glebe.

The City of Sydney today said the the consultation program with local residents would get under way on Tuesday 29 September. For more details see here

Lord Mayor Clover Moore MP said a range of “planning principles” such as housing diversity, open space, sustainable transport, and heritage would be considered in preparing the controls.

“The challenge ahead of us is to develop planning controls that balance opportunities for public benefit with the site owner’s expectations of financial returns,” Ms Moore said in a media statement today.