Keep Dural Rural was started by concerned residents in response to the overwhelming amount of development applications for Seniors Housing.
Dural is located about 36 kilometers North-West of the sydney CBD and sits on the urban/rural fringe.
The Greater Sydney Commission has identified Dural as a Rural Metropolitan Area and one that must be protected. (Planning Priority N18 - page 106, North District Plan)
There has been a significant increase in applications for Seniors Housing developments in both the Hills shire and Hornsby councils, Especially in Dural.
As a community, we know the pressures that our infrastructure is under and will not support any developments that increase those pressures.
A Loophole in State planning guidelines is currently being exploited by greedy developers who think it is appropriate to build medium to high density developments in Rural areas.
It must be stopped.