A masterplan on the future development of the Orange Health and Innovation Precinct will go on exhibition where public comment will be invited for 28 days.
Orange City Council on Tuesday night unanimously voted for the progress of the project through public exhibition.
Cr Russell Turner said while he supported the report he was concerned that Orange continued to be diverse.
"I believe we should not forget our base, which is around us, which is farming," he said.
"I wouldn't want to get to the point where we are too reliant on health."
Cr Stephen Nugent said he was concerned it was "a bit light on" in terms of environmental issues.
Cr Scott Munro said the shortage of car parking was an important issue in the area.
Council also agreed to put a report on the recognition of the historic 'The Springs' area south of Orange to public exhibition.
It was home to up to 13 families in the 1930s and 1940s who lived in huts.
Meanwhile council agreed to consider designs for an entrance sign to Orange at its next meeting.
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