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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 11:04)
Division 1 Strata subdivision
6.1 Specified complying development
(1) The strata subdivision of a building for which development consent or a complying development certificate was granted or issued is, for 5 years from the date the consent or certificate was granted or issued, development specified for this code.(2) The strata subdivision of a dual occupancy, manor house or multi dwelling housing (terraces), for which a complying development certificate has been issued under the Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code, is development specified for this code.(3) If a single complying development certificate application proposes both the strata subdivision of land and the erection of a dual occupancy, manor house or multi dwelling housing (terraces) on the land, the subdivision of that land is development specified for this code.(4) This clause does not include the strata subdivision of the following—(a) a secondary dwelling,(b) a boarding house,(c) a group home,(d) a dual occupancy (except as provided by subclause (2) or (3)).
6.2 Development standards
The standards specified for that development are as follows—(a) that the subdivision must not contravene any condition of any development consent or complying development certificate applying to the development,(b) in the case of a dual occupancy or multi dwelling housing (terraces)—(i) each dwelling must have lawful frontage to a public road (other than a lane), and(ii) no dwelling must be located behind any other dwelling on the same lot (except in the case of a corner lot or a parallel road lot), and(iii) each resulting lot must have a minimum width (measured at the building line) of 6m,(c) in the case of a dual occupancy where no part of a dwelling is located above any part of another dwelling or multi dwelling housing (terraces), the strata area (being the area of the ground floor of all dwellings) is not less than 180m2.