Crozier Hill Estate has been an issue in the community of Victor Harbor for many years. There have been deputations to council and community forums on the issue.
The controversy has been regarding the planning approval for a sub-division of the land into 40 allotments in 1999 by council. The land is on a floodplain where the Inman River flows through Swains Crossing and impacts on properties off Stock Road.
Stock Road property owners Ben Blatchford, Stephen Nicholls and Nick Hall have raised the alarm bells of their concerns and researcher Adrian Burton presented to a forum at the council chambers in 2018.
Mr Burton’s researched opinion is that the community missed out on a “pristine ecological reserve”.
“Evidence indicates that allotments…