On Exhibition

On Exhibition

Council places items on public exhibition so the community can provide feedback and input into different plans, projects, strategies and policies.

Copies of the items on public exhibition are available for viewing at Council's Casino and Evans Head Customer Service Centres, as well as the Casino Library, during normal business hours Monday to Friday from 8.30am to 5pm throughout the exhibition period.

If you would like to make a submission address it to the Chief Executive Officer, Richmond Valley Council, Locked Bag 10, Casino NSW 2470 or email council@richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au. You can also make a submission via our online form which you will find below.

To view development consents and approvals on exhibition, visit the Development Consents and Proposals page.

Currently On Exhibition



Casino Drill Hall Draft Master Plan

Richmond Valley Council undertook community consultation regarding the Casino Drill Hall site in 2015 at a specially convened meeting at the Casino Community & Cultural Centre, and at the community celebration at the Drill Hall site in 2015, as well as a forum at the Casino Civic Hall, focusing on signature projects within the Richmond Valley area in July 2016. Council discussions with interested parties have also been conducted. This information has been used as the foundation for the concepts presented in the Draft Master Plan.

Council engaged architects Chris Pritchett and Associates to prepare a Draft Master Plan for the Casino Drill Hall site. The Draft Master Plan was created using information compiled from community meetings and feedback. The ideals of the project is to create an iconic public space in Casino which utilises the existing Drill Hall, incorporates an amphitheatre performance space, and encourages tourist visitation to the region. In the preparation of this draft, consideration of the variety of community groups who will benefit from such a facility remains prominent.

The Draft Master Plan can be downloaded by clicking on the below links. The plan can also be viewed at Council's offices in Casino and Evans Head. The document will be on public exhibition until Tuesday 28 March.

Casino Drill Hall Precinct Master Plan

Written submissions in respect of the Draft Master Plan will be accepted by Council until 4.30pm 28 March 2017.

 Woodburn Riverside Precinct

Council engaged architects Locale Consulting to prepare a Draft Master Plan for the Woodburn Riverside Precinct. The Draft Master Plan was created using information compiled from community meetings and feedback. The ideals of the project is to consolidate the existing facilities in the park into one modern facility, create an adventure playground, and update the waterfront reserve to encourage events both at a local and regional level. The Draft Master Plan will also deliver a proposed streetscape plan for the current Pacific Highway, taking into account the alteration to traffic conditions following the bypass of Woodburn circa 2020.

The Draft Master Plan can be downloaded by clicking on the below links. The plan can also be viewed at Council's offices in Casino and Evans Head. The document will be on public exhibition until Tuesday 4 April.

Woodburn Riverside Precinct Draft Master Plan

Written submissions in respect of the Draft Master Plan will be accepted by Council until 4.30pm Tuesday 4 April.

Richmond Valley Council has received the following development application for consideration. Richmond Valley Council is the consent authority and the Northern Joint Regional Planning Panel has the function of determining the application. The development application and Statement of Environmental Effects may be inspected at  Council’s Casino office, 10 Graham Place, 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday, or Council’s Evans Head office, cnr Woodburn Street and School Lane, 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday and Saturday 9am to 12 noon. These documents may also be inspected at the Department of Planning and Environment’s offices and the Joint Regional Planning Panel Secretariat’s office at 23-33 Bridge Street Sydney during ordinary office hours. The development application is and integrated development pursuant to Section 91 of the Environment Planning and Assessment Act 1979. An approval from the Environmental Protection Authority under Part 3.2 of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 is required.

Local government and planning legislation requires the public disclosure of donations or gifts made in the two years preceding the application by anyone lodging or commenting on development proposals. Disclosure statements are available from Council’s offices in Casino and Evans Head or on this website.

Any person may make a written submission in respect of the application, quoting DA number and location which will be accepted by Council until 4.30pm on the date specified in the column below. Submissions will be provided to the regional panel and may be viewed by other persons with an interest in the application. Any submissions received will be considered on their merits in conjunction with the assessment of the application. 

Interested parties can view the progress of a development application via DA Tracker

DA No.




Exhibition Period


Richmond Valley Council

Lot 1 DP 732284, Lot 3 DP 570139 and Lot 102 DP 860152 – Dargaville Drive, Casino

Alterations and additions to Northern Rivers Livestock Exchange (Casino saleyards)

29 March 2017 to 28 April 2017






Before you make a submission, please ensure you understand your rights and responsibilities as detailed in the next section.

Your personal information

You should be aware that any written submission received by Council will be kept on the draft item file which might be inspected by third parties at any time.

Council will accept no responsibility for defamatory or other similar matter included in submissions. Any such matter is included in the submission at the risk of the person making it.

Objectors have a right to remain anonymous if they so choose. However, should an objector need to substantiate their objections, anonymous objections may be given less weight in the overall consideration of the application.

Including your postal address or email address will ensure you are advised of the outcome of your submission.

For more information on Written Submissions Click here

Submission process

Council will not deal with the draft item until after the exhibition period has expired. Submissions will be taken into account in finalising the draft item. All submissions will receive notification after the process is complete and will be forwarded a copy of the finalised item.

in support of the proposed draft item
in objection to the proposed draft item
neither in support of, nor objecting to the proposed draft item
I would like my submission to be anonymous
Your personal details given above will be obscured in reports to Council and in third party information requests regarding the draft item submissions.
Cite the reasons for your support or objection to allow Council to full address your concerns. To submit supporting documents, make a separate email with the documents or image files attached to council@richmondvalley.nsw.gov.au, citing the Draft Item Title in your email.
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