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State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Current version for 13 September 2019 to date (accessed 19 September 2019 at 01:28)
Part 2 Division 3 Subdivision 10
Subdivision 10 Major events sites—additional temporary development
2.125   Specified development
(1)  This Subdivision applies to the following land—
(a)  land identified as Circular Quay, Darling Harbour or The Rocks on the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Sites Map within the meaning of State Environmental Planning Policy (Major Development) 2005 and that is within the public domain within the meaning of the Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority Act 1998, and
(b)  Lots 1 and 3, DP 876516, being the Overseas Passenger Terminal at Circular Quay, and
(c)  Sydney Olympic Park Site as shown marked as such on the State Significant Development Sites Map within the meaning of State Environmental Planning Policy (State and Regional Development) 2011, and
(d)  the Barangaroo site as shown marked as such on the State Significant Development Sites Map within the meaning of State Environmental Planning Policy (State and Regional Development) 2011.
(2)  Development for the purposes of temporary uses in the public domain, including development for the following purposes, is development specified for this code—
(a)  a community event,
(b)  a commercial event (such as a product launch and sampling),
(c)  trading for retail or other commercial purposes (such as providing a temporary dining and drinking area),
(d)  associated storage areas and truck lay-by areas and the like.
2.126   Development standards
The standards specified for that development are as follows—
(a)  if the use is a community or commercial event—
(i)  the period of the use must be for not more than 21 consecutive days, from the start of set-up to the completion of clean-up for the use, and
(ii)  a location must not be used for more than 140 days, inclusive of set-up and clean-up time, in any calendar year,
(b)  if the use is for the operation of a street market carried out, coordinated or managed by a public authority—the use must be for not more than 3 consecutive days and a location must not be used for more than 120 days in any calendar year,
(c)  there must be no permanent physical change to the fabric of the location where the use occurs,
(d)  emergency vehicle access must be maintained to and around the location at all times,
(e)  pedestrian access must be maintained along existing footpaths at the location or barriers must be erected between alternative pedestrian pathways and traffic on any adjoining road,
(f)  the use must not occur before 6.00 am or after midnight on any day, except New Year’s Eve (when the use may occur until 2.00 am the following day),
(g)  set-up time for the use must not start earlier than 6.00 am, or end later than midnight, on any day,
(h)  clean up time for the use must end no later than 2 hours after the use was to stop occurring under paragraph (f),
(i)  temporary flags relating to the use—
(i)  must be attached to existing flagpoles, and
(ii)  must not be displayed for more than 14 days before the use starts, and
(iii)  must be removed within 7 days after the use ends,
(j)  other temporary signs (including freestanding banners)—
(i)  must not be more than 2.5m in height, and
(ii)  must not be larger than 1.2m by 2.4m, and
(iii)  must not be displayed for more than 7 days before the use starts, and
(iv)  must be removed within 2 days after the use ends,
(k)  any mobile structures or equipment installed as part of the event, such as video screens, communications equipment and mobile phone towers are to be erected or installed on level ground with secure footings and are to be located so as not to obstruct pedestrian paths of travel.