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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 16:11) Current version
Subdivision 9 Development ancillary to the use of land
5.17 Specified development
Development, or the carrying out of works, that is or are ancillary to the use of land is development specified for this code if it is not carried out on a lot that:(a) contains a dwelling house, or(b) is a flood control lot.
5.18 Development standards
The standards specified for that development are that the development must:(a) have an area of not more than 100m2, or 15% of the area of the site on which the development is carried out, whichever is the lesser, and(b) not have a building height of more than 5m, and(c) be located at least 1m behind the building line of any road frontage (except where the development is a front awning on a building), and(d) be located at least 3m from any boundary adjoining land on which a dwelling is located, and(e) not be located over a registered easement, and(f) not reduce vehicular access to, parking on or loading or unloading on or from, the lot, and(g) not reduce the landscaped area of the lot, and(h) if carried out in a heritage conservation area or in a draft heritage conservation area:(i) be located behind the rear building line and no closer to each side boundary than the existing development with which it is associated, and(ii) not be carried out on a lot that adjoins a lane or a secondary or parallel road, and(i) to the extent that it is comprised of metal components—be constructed of low reflective, factory pre-coloured materials, and(j) if located on bush fire prone land—be constructed of non-combustible material, and(k) satisfy the requirements contained in an applicable development control plan applying to the land concerning its drainage systems and not interfere with the functioning of existing drainage fixtures or flow paths, and(l) if a carport—have 2 or more sides open and not less than one third of its perimeter open, and(m) in the case of a garbage bin enclosure:(i) not have a floor area more than 5m2, and(ii) not be higher than 3m if roofed or 1.5m above ground level (existing) if not roofed.