Over 30 years Berrima Diesel has been a positive, proactive part of Berrima NSW. The companywhich is the home of exceptional diesel engineering expertise and products like the inventive power enhancing DPChip, is good for Berrima and the Australian 4wd and diesel automotive scene.
Berrima Diesel not only provides an important service to customers from all over Australia, but attracts visitors and economic activity to the area and gives direct and indirect employment to local people.
Berrima Diesel is in the final phase of a battle to stay put and they ask for support.
Wingecarribee Shire Council has prepared a draft planning proposal that will allow Berrima Dieselto stay in Berrima. The draft and expert reports are on exhibition at the Council Chambers. Online it is available at http://www.wsc.nsw.gov.au/planning-proposal-berrima-diesel
Berrima Diesel has spent months commissioning expert reports. They all show Berrima Diesels continuing operation poses no threat to the environmental and historical landscape of Berrima.
Heritage: A world-renowned expert says Berrima Diesel staying put will have no impact on
heritage values and Berrima Diesels visibility from the village is minimal, at worst.
Flora and Fauna: The vast majority of Berrima Diesels land has no importance as a habitat andno threatened plant or animal species will be affected by it staying.
Bushfires: Berrima Diesel poses a minimal threat to any adjoining properties the expert saysa neighbours overgrown property actually poses a significant threat to Berrima Diesel.
Wastewater Management: Berrima Diesel needs to decommission a septic tank, install a new oneand upgrade the way it treats wastewater - all of which it is willing to do to ensure that the businesshave a neutral effect on any water leaving its site.
Noise: Testing shows Berrima Diesel complies with even the most stringent standard.
WHAT YOU CAN DO:
Write a letter OR email to Wingecarribee Shire Council , stating why you think Berrima Dieselshould stay before 4.30pm on Wednesday, 9 April 2014.
You must in your submission quote file number 5901/22.
Please provide your name and address. Berrima Diesel is working with Council, not against it, soplease keep your comment to the point and free of personal criticism of council or its officers.
Send an E-MAIL to:
Send a LETTER to:
Customer Service Centre, Wingecarribee Shire Council
Moss Vale 2577.
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