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State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008
Current version for 15 January 2020 to date (accessed 30 January 2020 at 07:48)
Part 3B Division 4 Subdivision 3
Subdivision 3 Landscape development standards
3B.40   Minimum landscaped area
(1)  The minimum landscaped area that must be provided for each dwelling on a lot is shown in the following table—
Land use zone in which development is carried out
Landscaped area
Zone RU5, Zone R1 or Zone R2
30% of lot area
Zone R3
20% of lot area
(2)  At least 25% of the area of the lot forward of the building line must be landscaped.
(3)  Each landscaped area must have—
(a)  a minimum width of 1.5m, and
(b)  a minimum length of 1.5m.
(4)  The area of principal private open space that must be provided for each terrace is at least 16m2 with a minimum width of 3m.
(5)  This clause does not apply to complying development that is the alteration of, or addition to, multi dwelling housing (terraces) or attached development if the development does not—
(a)  increase the footprint of the multi dwelling housing (terraces) or attached development, or
(b)  decrease the landscaped area on the lot, or
(c)  decrease the area of principal private open space for a terrace.
Note 1.
 Building line and principal private open space are defined in clause 1.5.
Note 2.
 Landscaped area has the same meaning as it has in the Standard Instrument.
(6)  In this clause—
terrace means a single dwelling in multi dwelling housing (terraces).