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State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Current version for 25 October 2019 to date (accessed 16 December 2019 at 10:56)
Part 3A Division 3 Subdivision 2
Subdivision 2 Site requirements
3A.9   Lot requirements and building envelope
(1)  Development specified for this code may only be carried out on a lot that—
(a)  at the completion of the development will have only one dwelling house, and
(b)  if the lot is in Zone R5 and is not a battle-axe lot—has a width, measured at the building line, of at least 18m, and
(c)  if the lot is in Zone R5 and is a battle-axe lot—has an access laneway at least 3m wide and measures at least 12m × 12m, excluding the access laneway.
(2)  A lot on which a new single storey or two storey dwelling house is erected must have lawful direct frontage access or a right of carriageway to a public road or a road vested in or maintained by the council (other than a Crown road reserve).
(3)  If under section 88B of the Conveyancing Act 1919 a restriction is created that specifies a building envelope for a lot, development specified for this code may only be carried out within the building envelope specified.
3A.10   Maximum site coverage of all development
The site coverage of a new dwelling house and all ancillary development on a lot in Zone R5 that has an area of less than 4,000m2 must not be more than 30 per cent.
3A.11   Maximum floor area for new dwelling houses
The floor area of a new dwelling house on a lot in Zone R5 that has an area of less than 4,000m2 must not be more than 430m2.
3A.12   Maximum floor area for new outbuildings
The floor area of a new outbuilding on a lot in Zone R5 that has an area of less than 4,000m2 must not be more than the following—
(a)  500m2, if the only purpose of the outbuilding is for agricultural use,
(b)  100m2, in any other case.
3A.13   Setbacks and maximum floor area for balconies, decks, patios, terraces and verandahs
(1)  The total floor area of all balconies, decks, patios, terraces and verandahs on a lot must not be more than 12m2 if—
(a)  any part of the structure is within 6m from a side or the rear boundary, and
(b)  the structure has any point of its finished floor level more than 2m above ground level (existing).
(2)  A balcony, deck, patio, terrace or verandah must not have any point of its finished floor level—
(a)  if it is located within 3m of a side or the rear boundary—more than 2m above ground level (existing), or
(b)  if it is located more than 3m but not more than 6m from a side or the rear boundary—more than 3m above ground level (existing), or
(c)  if it is located more than 6m from a side or the rear boundary—more than 4m above ground level (existing).
(3)  Any detached balcony, deck, patio, terrace or verandah (including any alterations or additions to the detached balcony, deck, patio, terrace or verandah) must not have a floor level that is more than 600mm above ground level (existing).
(4)  This clause does not apply to a balcony, deck, patio, terrace or verandah that is located on the front elevation of a dwelling house unless the dwelling house is located on a battle-axe lot.
Note.
 Development identified in this clause may require privacy screens under clause 3A.23.