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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 03:26)
2.32E   Development standards—grain silos
(1)  The following additional standards are specified for that development if the development is a grain silo:
(a)  it must not be higher than:
(i)  in the case of a landholding that has an area of 40ha or more but less than 100ha—7m above ground level (existing), and
(ii)  in the case of a landholding that has an area of 100ha or more—15m above ground level (existing),
(b)  it must not have a footprint greater than 200m2,
(c)  it must not have a footprint that would result in the footprint of all farm buildings (other than grain bunkers) on the landholding exceeding the footprint shown in the following table:
Landholding area
Maximum footprint of all farm buildings (other than grain bunkers)
2.5% of the area of the landholding
(d)  if the development is located on land that is identified for the purposes of an environmental planning instrument as “Land with scenic and landscape values” on a Scenic and Landscape Values Map or as “Scenic Protection Area” on a Scenic Protection Map or Scenic Protection Area Map—it must not be higher than 7m,
(e)  it must be constructed in accordance with the Code of Practice entitled “Safety Aspects in the Design of Bulk Solids Containers Including Silos, Field Bins and Chaser Bins” as published on the website SafeWork NSW and amended from time to time,
(f)  in the case of a grain silo that is sealed—it must be designed and sealed in accordance with sections 2 and 3 of AS 2628-2010, Sealed grain-storage silos – Sealing requirements for insect control,
(g)  it must not result in more than 5 silos being erected on a landholding.
(2)  In this clause, footprint means the surface area covered by a built structure that has either a roof or a floor installed as a fixture, or both, excluding the area of access ramps, eaves, sunshade devices, hard surfaces for parking or landscaping associated with the structure.