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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 15:06) Current version
Part 7 Division 1 Clause 7.2
7.2   Development standards
(1)  The standards specified for that development are that:
(a)  the development must be carried out in accordance with AS 2601—2001, The demolition of structures, and
(b)  run-off and erosion controls to prevent soil erosion, water pollution or the discharge of loose sediment on the land surrounding the development must be implemented by:
(i)  diverting uncontaminated run-off around cleared or disturbed areas, and
(ii)  erecting a silt fence to prevent debris escaping into drainage systems and waterways, and
(iii)  preventing tracking of sediment by vehicles onto roads, and
(iv)  stockpiling top soil, excavated materials, construction and landscaping supplies and debris within the lot, and
(c)  any essential service must be disconnected from the structure being demolished or removed in accordance with the requirements of the relevant authority, and
(d)  the structure being demolished or removed must not be relocated on the same lot or to a different lot, unless it meets the relevant development standards specified in Part 3 or Part 3A, and
(e)  the development must, if it is the demolition or removal of an existing attached dwelling or a semi-detached dwelling, not be carried out within the front 6m of the dwelling or forward of the roof ridge line.
(2)  Despite any other development standard of this code, if the development involves the demolition or removal of a wall to a boundary that has a wall less than 0.9m from the boundary, the wall must be demolished or removed in accordance with the method of maintaining support proposed by the professional engineer’s report provided with the application for the complying development certificate.
(3)  If the demolition or removal referred to in subclause (2) results in the exposure of a common wall, the common wall must, at the completion of the development, be weatherproofed.
(4)  If a swimming pool is removed:
(a)  the site of the swimming pool must be filled (if necessary) so as to restore the site to the ground level (existing) adjacent to the pool, taking into account any sloping of the site, and
(b)  the fill must be compacted, and
(c)  any piping or similar material must be removed from the site before the site is filled.