State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability) 2004
Part 4 Development standards to be complied with
Division 2 Residential care facilities—standards concerning accessibility and useability
Note.Development standards concerning accessibility and useability for residential care facilities are not specified in this Policy. For relevant standards, see the Commonwealth aged care accreditation standards and the Building Code of Australia.
Division 3 Hostels and self-contained dwellings—standards concerning accessibility and useability
41 Standards for hostels and self-contained dwellings
(1) A consent authority must not consent to a development application made pursuant to this Chapter to carry out development for the purpose of a hostel or self-contained dwelling unless the proposed development complies with the standards specified in Schedule 3 for such development.(2) Despite the provisions of clauses 2, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 and 15–20 of Schedule 3, a self-contained dwelling, or part of such a dwelling, that is located above the ground floor in a multi-storey building does not have to comply with the requirements of those provisions if the development application is made by, or by a person jointly with, a social housing provider.