Fact Sheets

 

A series of fact sheets is being developed to assist in understanding your local Council.  Over time more fact sheets will be prepared. 

Community and Operational Land

 

What is the difference between Community Land and Operational Land?

 

Community land – is land owned by Council that is used by the general public, such as a public reserve or park.   By law the Council must prepare a plan of management that sets out how the public land will be used.

 

Operational land – is land owned by Council that is held as a temporary asset or as an investment.  It is land, which Council owns that facilitates the carrying out of Council functions.  The land may be open to the general public such as Woy Woy Land fill disposal site or land which is closed to the general public, such as a works depot at Erina or the Sewerage Treatment facility at Kincumber.