Contents (2004 - 143)
State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability) 2004
Division 3 Hostels
49 Standards that cannot be used to refuse development consent for hostels
A consent authority must not refuse consent to a development application made pursuant to this Chapter for the carrying out of development for the purpose of a hostel on any of the following grounds:(a) building height: if all proposed buildings are 8 metres or less in height (and regardless of any other standard specified by another environmental planning instrument limiting development to 2 storeys), or(b) density and scale: if the density and scale of the buildings when expressed as a floor space ratio is 1:1 or less,(c) landscaped area: if a minimum of 25 square metres of landscaped area per hostel bed is provided,(d) parking: if at least the following is provided:(i) 1 parking space for each 5 dwellings in the hostel, and(ii) 1 parking space for each 2 persons to be employed in connection with the development and on duty at any one time, and(iii) 1 parking space suitable for an ambulance.Note.The provisions of this clause do not impose any limitations on the grounds on which a consent authority may grant development consent.