Decision Maker: Central Sydney Planning Committee
Decision status: Recommendations Determined
Moved by the Chair (the Lord Mayor), seconded by Councillor Thalis -
It is resolved that:
(A) the variation requested to the floor to ceiling heights in accordance with Clause 4.6 Exceptions to development standards of the Sydney Local Environmental Plan be supported; and
(B) pursuant to Section 4.16(3) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, a deferred commencement consent be granted to Development Application No. D/2017/1672 subject to the conditions set out in Attachment A to this report.
The application is recommended for approval for the following reasons:
(A) The proposed development is consistent with Section 4.15 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, in that, subject to the imposition of appropriate conditions as recommended, it achieves the objectives of the planning controls for the site for the reasons outlined in the report to the Central Sydney Planning Committee.
(B) The proposed development complies with the permitted height and floor space ratio under the Sydney Local Environmental Plan 2012 and has a height and form which is considered to be generally suitable for the condition of the site and its context.
(C) The proposed development exhibits design excellence in accordance with Clause 6.21 of the Sydney Local Environmental Plan 2012.
(D) The proposed development is consistent with the provisions of the State Environmental Planning Policy No 65 - Design Quality of Residential Apartment Development and the Apartment Design Guide.
(E) The Clause 4.6 written request to vary the floor to ceiling height is acceptable.
Mr Murray Donaldson (Urbis) – on behalf of the applicant, and Mr John Andreas (WMK Architecture – on behalf of the applicant, addressed the meeting of the Central Sydney Planning Committee on Item 9.
Report author: Christopher Ashworth
Publication date: 25/06/2020
Date of decision: 25/06/2020
Decided at meeting: 25/06/2020 - Central Sydney Planning Committee