How to make a submission

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This article explains how to make a submission to the draft Delivery Program and Operational Plan 2019-20. Please read the information below and follow links. You can also read about how to connect with Council for other matters on Council's main website.

Before commenting on a proposed development, be sure you include the following in your submission:

  • Quote 'Draft Delivery Program and Operational Plan 2019-20' in the subject heading.
  • Contain your name, address, contact phone number and where possible your email address *
  • Clearly state the impacts of the Draft, preferably in point form.
  • Where possible make positive suggestions as to how the Draft could be improved.
  • Be relevant.
  • Be with Council before 4:30pm on the closing date for submission (allow for postage delays).
  • If necessary, a disclosure statement of a reportable political donation or gift made to any Councillor or a gift made to any Council employee.
You can download a Political donations and gifts disclosure statement form (PDF) which includes explanatory information.

Submissions must be in writing and are free. You can either:

Email your submission

Email your submission to If you would like to attach supporting documents, please provide them in PDF format to ensure that we can open and read them. Please do not copy or print protect the files, as we like to be able to print and copy and paste from submissions into reports.

Post your submission

Woollahra Municipal Council
PO Box 61
Double Bay NSW 1360

Note: Faxed submissions are not acceptable. Online submissions will soon be available, in the mean time we encourage you to email your submissions.

Acknowledgement of your submission

We acknowledge every submission in writing to the address on the submission. If you don't get an acknowledgement letter within 5 days, please contact the Coordinator. We want to ensure your submissions are properly considered.

The Coordinator assigned to this Draft will consider each submission. If the Coordinator considers it necessary, they may contact you to request further information (so please always provide your contact details).


A outcome of any submissions made will be reported in the Council minutes of the relevant meeting. As a general rule, objectors have no right of appeal on the merits of the outcome.

*Privacy notice

The supply of personal information is voluntary. If personal information is not provided, Council may be limited in dealing with a submission. Submissions, summaries of submissions, and/or names and addresses of people making submissions may be included in publicly available reports to Council or Committee Meetings and Council's website.

Please note, in accordance with section 18(1)(b) of the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998(NSW), you are advised that all submissions received by Council in relation to the subject will be placed on the appropriate Council file and may be disclosed to Councillors, Council Officers, consultants to Council or members of the public. In accordance with the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (NSW), Council is required to allow inspection of all submissions received by Council in relation to submissions.

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