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State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Current version for 1 July 2019 to date (accessed 24 August 2019 at 01:15)
3A.14   Maximum heights of dwelling houses and outbuildings
(1)  The height of a dwelling house or the alterations and additions to an existing dwelling house on a lot in Zone R5 that has an area of less than 4,000m2 must not be more than 8.5m above ground level (existing).
(2)  The height of an outbuilding or the alterations and additions to an existing outbuilding on a lot in Zone R5 that has an area of less than 4,000m2 must not be more than 4.8m above ground level (existing).
(3)  The height of a dwelling house or the alterations and additions to an existing dwelling house on the following lots must not be more than 10m above ground level (existing):
(a)  a lot in Zone RU1, RU2, RU3, RU4 or RU6,
(b)  a lot in Zone R5 that has an area of at least 4,000m2.
(4)  The height of an outbuilding, or of the alterations and additions to an existing outbuilding, must not be more than:
(a)  if the outbuilding is located on a lot in Zone RU1, RU2, RU3, RU4 or RU6 and the outbuilding is not a farm building or shed—4.8m above ground level (existing), or
(b)  if the outbuilding is located on a lot in Zone R5 that has an area of at least 4,000m2 and the outbuilding is not a farm building or shed—4.8m above ground level (existing), or
(c)  if the outbuilding is a farm building or shed—7m above ground level (existing).
(5)  The highest point of a dwelling house or the alterations and additions to an existing dwelling house referred to in subclause (1) or (3) must be at least 5m below the highest ridgeline of any hill within 100m of the dwelling or alteration.