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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 8 April 2020 at 19:36) Current version
Part 5A Division 1
Division 1 Development that is complying development under this code
5A.1   Land to which code applies
This code applies to development that is specified in clause 5A.2 on any lot in Zone B1, B2, B3, B4, B5, B6, B7, B8, IN1, IN2, IN3, IN4 or SP3.
5A.2   Alterations or additions to an existing building or construction of new building
(1)  The following development is development specified for this code:
(a)  the construction of a building for the purposes of industry (other than heavy industry) or a warehouse or distribution centre,
(b)  an addition to an existing building that is used for the purpose of industry (other than heavy industry) or a warehouse or distribution centre,
(c)  the external alteration of an existing building used for the purpose of industry (other than heavy industry) or a warehouse or distribution centre,
(d)  an addition to the rear of existing commercial premises, other than on a corner lot,
(e)  the external alteration of existing commercial premises.
(2)  If development specified in subclause (1) (a)–(e) is to be provided with water supply or sewerage services (or both) by a water utility, to be complying development the applicant must obtain a notice or other form of written advice from the relevant water utility, or an entity authorised to do so by the utility, that specifies the works or other requirements to be completed as part of the development.
(3)  Development that requires the clearing of more than 1,000m2 of native vegetation is not development for the purpose of this code.
5A.3   When separate permits are not required under this Part
A complying development certificate for complying development under this Division is taken to satisfy any requirement under this Policy for a permit or development consent to remove or prune a tree or other vegetation on a lot if:
(a)  the tree is not listed on a significant tree register or register of significant trees kept by the council, and
(b)  the tree or vegetation is within 3m of the development, and
(c)  the tree or vegetation has a height that is less than 8m.