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State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 22 August 2019 at 02:02)
Subdivision 19 Fences (business and industrial zones)
2.37 Specified development
The construction or installation of a fence within a business or industrial zone is development specified for this code if it is not constructed or installed:(a) on a lot, or along a common boundary of a lot, that contains a heritage item or a draft heritage item, or(b) along the boundary of, or within the setback area of, a primary or secondary road within a business zone, or(c) on a flood control lot, or(d) on land that is identified as being in a foreshore area.Note.If the fence is a dividing fence, the Dividing Fences Act 1991 also applies.
2.38 Development standards
(1) The standards specified for that development are that the development must:(a) not be higher than 3m above ground level (existing), and(b) not be of masonry construction to a height that is more than 1.2m above ground level (existing), and(c) if it includes an entrance gate—not have a gate that opens outwards, and(d) if it is located in a core koala habitat or potential koala habitat within the meaning of State Environmental Planning Policy No 44—Koala Habitat Protection or in a movement corridor used by koalas—be constructed or installed in accordance with any relevant council policy or guideline under that Policy, and(e) if it is located on bush fire prone land—be constructed of non-combustible materials or hardwood, and(f) if it is constructed of metal components—be of low reflective, factory pre-coloured materials, and(g) not be an electrical fence or use barbed wire.(2) Despite subclause (1):(a) any fence located along the boundary of a site that adjoins land within a residential zone must be open for at least 75% of the area of the fence that is more than 1.8m above ground level (existing), and(b) any fence located on the boundary of, or within the setback area of, a road must be open for at least 75% of the area of the fence that is more than 1.2m above ground level (existing).