A MUSLIM group may soon have approval to build a "craft site" in Minto — but not a mosque.
Last Tuesday night, Campbelltown Council's planning and environment committee suggested the council approve the Australian Muslim Welfare Centre's plan to build a craft studio at 13-17 Eagleview Road, but specified that the building could not be used as a religious centre.
The group bought the environmentally protected site to build a mosque. However, they then discovered it was not zoned for a religious building and submitted a craft studio application.
Group spokesman Anisul Afsar has previously told the Advertiser that he hopes the site will be rezoned soon to allow for a mosque. The council was expected to decide on the craft studio application last night.