Help shape 2040 vision

Fairfield mayor Frank Carbone is calling on community input into council's draft, comprehensive 20-year vision to ensure Fairfield remains a "great place to live, work and raise a family." At the June Outcomes Committee Meeting, councillors voted to place the draft Local Strategic Planning Statement (LSPS) titled Shaping a Diverse City onto public exhibition.

The LSPS sets out the 20-year vision for land-use in the local area, the special character and values that are to be preserved and how change will be managed into the future.

It identifies land use and transport planning priorities for Fairfield City and explains how these are to be delivered.

"Our city is a growing city and with that comes greater demand for housing, services and infrastructure. We want this growth to be as smooth as possible, and to improve quality of life outcomes for our residents as a result," Mr Carbone said.

"Fairfield City is a great place to live, work and raise a family. We want this to continue to be the case for our children and grandchildren as well.

"Our city wouldn't be a city without its people. They are what makes this city vibrant and strong. That is why I want everyone to take the opportunity to have their say in their city's future."

The LSPS, which is being developed to align with priorities outlined in the Greater Sydney Commission's Western City District Plan and Fairfield City Council's Fairfield City Plan, also ensures that the infrastructure and services to meet the needs of the future population are planned for and the environment is managed and conserved.

The city's land use vision includes the location of more intensive residential development close to services, facilities and public transport.