Merriwa private helipad bid set for court battle

May 24, 2023 6:36 am in by
An image from a presentation made to an Upper Hunter Shire Council meeting. Image: Supplied.

A decision to reject a development application for a private helipad in Merriwa is headed for the courts.

John and Isabella McFadden tried to convince Upper Hunter Shire to approve the DA but councillors voted 4-3 against in September last year.

The Hunter Valley Newsroom can confirm an appeal has now been lodged against the decision in the New South Wales Land and Environment Court.

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A conciliatory hearing is set down for September.