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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 10 April 2020 at 09:17) Current version
Part 8 Division 2 Subdivision 4
Subdivision 4 Fire mains, pipes and booster connections
8.6   Development standards
(1)  The development standards applying to the installation of a new or replacement fire main or pipe and the connection to the water supply for the purposes of the installation or extension of a fire sprinkler system or an alteration to a hydraulic fire safety system are that:
(a)  all pipe work is to be located within the building or located underground, other than the part of the pipe or main within a horizontal distance of:
(i)  2m of an above ground booster connection used by Fire and Rescue NSW, and
(ii)  2m of the point at which the pipe work enters the building, and
(b)  a fire brigade booster connection, if it is not attached to the building, must not:
(i)  have a height of more than 1.5m above ground level (existing), or
(ii)  cover an area of more than 6m2.
(2)  Despite subclause (1) (a) (ii), in relation to a building within a heritage conservation area or draft heritage conservation area, all such pipe work is to be located within the building or underground or is to be attached to the side or rear of the building.