Council offers lifeline to BP

Tweed Shire Council offered a lifeline to BP in its expansion.
Tweed Shire Council offered a lifeline to BP in its expansion. John Gass

THE Tweed Shire Council offered a lifeline to BP in its planned expansion of the Chinderah service station by deferring a recommendation to refuse the application.

The council officers recommended refusal because the proposed development was not allowed on the land.

The council requested further information into flooding, stormwater, access, parking, noise and ecology in February last year but had not received further information from the applicant.

The applicant wrote to the council and councillor requesting the vote to refuse the application be deferred.

Councillor Warren Polglase supported the deferral.

"I have heard words around the council and other places that we are a business-friendly council," Cr Polglase said

"This delay gives the office the time to review the application and the applicants time to get the information in."

Councillor Kevin Skinner was concerned about the impact of the development on Chinderah residents.

The vote to defer the decisions was passed five votes to two against.

Topics:  bp, chinderah, development, exact advanced imaging, service station, tweed shire council



Local Real Estate

Featured Real Estate
FULLY SELF CONTAINED... $9500.00 From
Cabin $12.5K for 6 x 2.4 x 2.5m fully installed. D.I.Y $9.5k bare ...
D.I.Y. OR INSTALLED HOME... $9500.00 From
Mobile Home Fully self contained granny flat or mod homes.  D.I.Y $9.5k or $12.5K ...
Cheap As Chips In Town... $285,000
Unit 3 1 1
Investors & First Home... $375,000
House 3 1 1

Featured Jobs

Tweed jobs listed daily

Featured Jobs
Surveyor – Gold Coast Gold Coast Full Time
Volunteers Tweed Heads Part Time
Intermediate / Senior... Gold Coast Full Time $55K-$75K NEG
Intermediate / Senior... Gold Coast Full Time $55K-$75K NEG


Local Partners

LATEST DEALS AND OFFERS

Local Jobs

Search for your next job now!
Learn More

Cars For Sale

Find cars for sale online now.
Learn More

Property Listings

Search for a property online right now.
Learn More

Local Profile

Stay Connected

Get the news as it happens, in your inbox

You can change the newsletters you are subscribed to when you edit your profile

Edit Profile


Special Offers

Latest deals and offers

Horoscopes

Leo

You’re challenged in your work and this could be because of a difference of work ethics or philosophy. You need to compromise and work as...

read more

Marketplace

Special Offers & Promotions

Compare & Save