Award of Heritage Floor Space - Corporation Building, Haymarket

09/12/2019 - Award of Heritage Floor Space - Corporation Building, Haymarket

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It is resolved that:

(A)        Council approve the Corporation Building Conservation Management Plan, prepared by Urbis Pty Ltd, dated 13 August 2019, as required by the Sydney Local Environmental Plan 2012 and provided at Attachment C to the subject report;

(B)        Council approve the award of 744.75 square metres of heritage floor space (60 per cent of the total heritage floor space that could be awarded), subject to:

(i)          placing covenants on title, as required by the Sydney Local Environmental Plan 2012, to ensure that no development can occur on the site that either:

(a)        increases the gross floor area of the heritage building; or

(b)        increases the height of the heritage building;

(ii)         placing covenants on title that ensure the continued maintenance and conservation of the building in line with the Corporation Building Conservation Management Plan, prepared by Urbis Pty Ltd, dated 13 August 2019. This covenant must include a requirement for ongoing provision of adequate insurance and a maintenance fund, as required by the Sydney Development Control Plan 2012;

(C)       Council approve the award of the balance of the total heritage floor space being 496.5 square metres (40 per cent of the total heritage floor space that could be awarded) upon the completion of the conservation works set out in Attachment B to the subject report. These works must be completed and verified by a suitably qualified person prior to registration of the heritage floor space in the Heritage Floor Space Register, and within 18 months of the registration of the initial award; and

authority be delegated to the Chief Executive Officer to confirm the calculation of the final award and finalise the deed and required covenants in accordance with parts (B) and (C) above.