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State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Historical version for 19 November 2014 to 31 December 2014 (accessed 10 April 2020 at 10:05) Current version
Part 2 Division 1 Subdivision 16
Subdivision 16 Farm buildings
2.31   Specified development
The construction or installation of a farm building used for the purpose of an agricultural activity and not used for habitable purposes is development specified for this code if it is:
(a)  constructed or installed on land in Zone RU1, RU2, RU3, RU4 or RU6, and
(b)  not constructed or installed on or in a heritage item or a draft heritage item or in an environmentally sensitive area.
2.32   Development standards
(1)  The standards specified for that development are that the development must:
(a)  be not higher than 7m above ground level (existing), and
(b)  not have an area of more than:
(i)  if it is a stockyard—0.5ha, or
(ii)  if it is any other building—200m2 (if situated on a lot of 2ha or more) or 50m2 (if situated on a lot of less than 2ha), and
(c)  be located at least 20m from the primary road frontage of the lot and at least 10m from the other lot boundaries, and
(d)  not be constructed or installed within 50m of a dwelling on an adjoining property, and
(e)  be located at least 50m from a waterbody (natural), and
(f)  to the extent it is comprised of metal components—be designed by, and constructed in accordance with the specifications of, a professional engineer, and
(g)  to the extent it is a silo—not be fitted with a motorised fan for aeration or drying purposes.
(2)  If the development is a shipping container, there must not be more than 1 shipping container per lot.