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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 15:49) Current version
Subdivision 3 Site requirements
5A.7 Maximum gross floor area
(1) If the development is a new building, the total gross floor area of the completed buildings on the site must not be more than 20,000m2.(2) If the development is an alteration or addition to an existing building, the total gross floor area of the building as altered or added to must not exceed:(a) for an existing building with a gross floor area of 5,000m2 or less—5,000m2, or(b) in any other case—the gross floor area of the existing building with an additional 5,000m2.(3) If the development includes development for the purposes of an ancillary office or industrial retail outlet, the floor area of the ancillary office or industrial retail outlet must not be more than 20% of the total gross floor area of the completed building or 1,000m2, whichever is the lesser.Note.Clause 1.18 (1) (b) requires the new use to be permissible, with consent, in the land use zone in which it is carried out. In addition, certain types of uses are subject to a maximum floor area to be permissible development in a particular zone under the relevant planning instrument, such as in clause 5.4 of the Standard Instrument. In those cases, the maximum floor area requirement for that use must be complied with for a change of use to be complying development.
5A.8 Maximum floor space ratio
The maximum floor space ratio of a new building or an existing building that is altered or added to must not be more than:(a) the maximum floor space ratio applicable to the land on which the building is erected under another environmental planning instrument applying to the land, or(b) if there is no such applicable maximum floor space ratio—1:1.