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State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Current version for 8 February 2019 to date (accessed 25 June 2019 at 21:37)
Part 2 Division 1 Subdivision 10A
Subdivision 10A Change of use of premises
2.20A   Specified development
A change of use from a current use specified in a category in Column 1 of the Table to this clause to a use specified in the corresponding category in Column 2 of the Table to this clause is development specified for this code.
Table
Column 1 Current use
Column 2 New use
Category 1
Category 1
business premises
business premises
office premises
office premises
shop
shop
 
kiosk
public administration building
public administration building
Category 2
Category 2
landscaping material supplies
landscaping material supplies
hardware and building supplies
hardware and building supplies
garden centre
garden centre
plant nursery
plant nursery
rural supplies
rural supplies
timber yard
timber yard
vehicle sales or hire premises
 
Category 3
Category 3
general industry
light industry (other than artisan food and drink industry)
light industry (other than artisan food and drink industry)
packaging industry
packaging industry
warehouse or distribution centre (other than local distribution premises)
warehouse or distribution centre (other than local distribution premises)
wholesale supplies
wholesale supplies
self-storage premises
2.20B   Development standards
The standards specified for that development are that:
(a)  the current use must be a lawful use, and
(b)  the current use must not be an existing use within the meaning of section 4.65 of the Act, and
(c)  the new use must be permissible with consent under an environmental planning instrument applying to the land on which the development is carried out, and
(d)  the new use must not result in a change of building classification under the Building Code of Australia, unless the change of use is from a class 5 building to a class 6 building, or from a class 6 building to a class 5 building, and the building meets all the relevant provisions of that code for the new use, and
(e)  the new use must not be carried out at premises that are a manufactured home, moveable dwelling or associated structure, temporary structure, tent, swimming pool, ship or vessel, and
(f)  the new use must not be any of the following:
(i)  food and drink premises,
(ii)  a funeral chapel,
(iii)  a funeral home,
(iv)  retail premises where firearms within the meaning of the Firearms Act 1996 are sold,
(v)  landscaping material supplies,
(vi)  a market,
(vii)  premises that are a beauty salon or hair dressing salon,
(viii)  premises where a skin penetration procedure within the meaning of section 51 of the Public Health Act 1991 is carried out,
(ix)  restricted premises,
(x)  a roadside stall,
(xi)  sex services premises,
(xii)  vehicle sales or hire premises, and
(g)  the new use must not involve building alterations, other than alterations that are exempt development under this Policy, and
(h)  the new use must not result in an increase in the gross floor area of any building within which it is carried out, and
(i)  the new use must not cause the contravention of any existing condition of the most recent development consent (other than a complying development certificate) that applies to the premises relating to hours of operation, noise, car parking, vehicular movement, traffic generation, loading, waste management and landscaping, and
(j)  if there is no such existing condition applying to the premises relating to the hours of operation, the premises must only operate between 7.00 am and 7.00 pm on any day.
Note.
 Certain types of uses are subject to a maximum floor area to be permissible development in a particular zone under the relevant environmental planning instrument. In those cases, the maximum floor area requirement for that use must be complied with for a change of use to be exempt development.