There are plans to rezone enough land for nearly 30,000 new residents in Leppington, an area about 50 kilometres south-west of Sydney’s central business district, according to a recent Sydney Morning Herald article.
The area is currently sparsely populated and home to about 2000 people and semi-rural properties.
Planning Minister, Rob Stokes said the suburb would be built around a range of supporting new infrastructure including new cycleways, parks and schools.
Mr Stokes said the new homes would be a mix of low density apartments, freestanding homes and especially terrace-style houses more like Sydney’s inner-suburbs.
The government intends to release land in five stages, beginning with 2500 homes starting construction in about two years. A further 6500 will be released in four stages to follow.
Work on supporting infrastructure begins next year.
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