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State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability) 2004
Current version for 14 July 2017 to date (accessed 21 August 2017 at 16:32)
30   Site analysis
(1)  A consent authority must not consent to a development application made pursuant to this Chapter unless the consent authority is satisfied that the applicant has taken into account a site analysis prepared by the applicant in accordance with this clause.
(2)  A site analysis must:
(a)  contain information about the site and its surrounds as described in subclauses (3) and (4), and
(b)  be accompanied by a written statement (supported by plans including drawings of sections and elevations and, in the case of proposed development on land adjoining land zoned primarily for urban purposes, an aerial photograph of the site):
(i)  explaining how the design of the proposed development has regard to the site analysis, and
(ii)  explaining how the design of the proposed development has regard to the design principles set out in Division 2.
(3)  The following information about a site is to be identified in a site analysis:
(a)  Site dimensions:
(b)  Topography:
spot levels and/or contour
north point
natural drainage
any contaminated soils or filled areas
(c)  Services:
connections for drainage and utility services
(d)  Existing vegetation:
spread of established trees
(e)  Micro climates:
prevailing winds
(f)  Location of:
buildings and other structures
heritage features and items including archaeology
property boundaries
pedestrian and vehicle access
(g)  Views to and from the site
(h)  Overshadowing by neighbouring structures
(4)  The following information about the surrounds of a site is to be identified in a site analysis:
(a)  Neighbouring buildings:
balconies on adjacent properties
pedestrian and vehicle access to adjacent properties
(b)  Privacy:
adjoining private open spaces
living room windows overlooking site
location of any facing doors and/or windows
(c)  Walls built to the site’s boundary:
(d)  Difference in levels between the site and adjacent properties at their boundaries
(e)  Views and solar access enjoyed by neighbouring properties
(f)  Major trees on adjacent properties
(g)  Street frontage features:
kerb crossovers
bus stops
other services
(h)  The built form and character of adjacent development (including buildings opposite on both sides of the street(s) fronted):
architectural character
front fencing
garden styles
(i)  Heritage features of surrounding locality and landscape
(j)  Direction and distance to local facilities:
local shops
public transport
recreation and community facilities
(k)  Public open space:
(l)  Adjoining bushland or environmentally sensitive land
(m)  Sources of nuisance:
flight paths
noisy roads or significant noise sources
polluting operations
(n)  Adjoining land uses and activities (such as agricultural activities)