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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 6 April 2020 at 15:42) Current version
Subdivision 37 Skylights, roof windows and ventilators
2.73 Specified development
(1) The construction or installation of a skylight, roof window or ventilator is development specified for this code if it is not constructed or installed on or in a heritage item or a draft heritage item.(2) Development referred to in subclause (1) is not exempt development if it is constructed or installed on land to which Orana Regional Environmental Plan No 1—Siding Spring applies.
2.74 Development standards
The standards specified for that development are that the development must:(aa) be for residential uses only, and(a) not cause the total area of all such structures to be more than 2% of the total roof area of the building, and(b) be located at least 900mm from each lot boundary, and(c) be located at least 900mm from a wall separating attached dwellings, and(d) be constructed or installed so that any opening created is adequately weather proofed, and(e) not involve work that reduces the structural integrity of the building, and(f) if located on bush fire prone land—be adequately sealed or protected to prevent entry of embers, and(g) if constructed or installed in a heritage conservation area or a draft heritage conservation area—not be visible from any road frontage.
Note.Development for the purposes of small wind turbine systems or solar energy systems (ie a photovoltaic electricity generating system, solar hot water system or solar air heating system) is specified as exempt development under Division 4 of Part 3 of State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007.