Strathfield Local Environmental Plan 2012
Historical version for 25 August 2017 to 31 August 2017 (accessed 13 July 2020 at 02:02) Current version
Schedule 2
Schedule 2 Exempt development
(Clause 3.1)
Note 1.
 State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 specifies exempt development under that Policy. The Policy has State-wide application. This Schedule contains additional exempt development not specified in that Policy.
Note 2.
 Exempt development may be carried out without the need for development consent under the Act. Such development is not exempt from any approval, licence, permit or authority that is required under any other Act and adjoining owners’ property rights and the common law still apply.
Signage—general requirements
(1)  Must not cover mechanical ventilation inlet or outlet vents.
(2)  Must relate to an approved use carried out on the land.
(3)  If containing red, amber, green or blue lighting—must not obstruct, or be able to be confused with, traffic control signals.
Signage—business identification signs (business zones)
(1)  Must meet the general requirements for signage.
(2)  Must not be on a heritage item or in a heritage conservation area.
(3)  Maximum—1 sign per premises.
(4) Flush/painted wall signs
(a)  Maximum area—2.5m2.
(b)  Must not project above the top of the wall to which it is attached.
(5) Premises with no awning
(a)  Maximum height—3m above ground level on front or side walls.
(b)  Maximum area of display—2.5m2.
(6) Suspended under awning signs
(a)  Maximum 2.5m in length and 1.5m2 in area.
(b)  If extending over a public footpath—must be suspended at least 2.6m above pavement level and at least 600mm from kerb edge.
(7) Top hamper signs
(a)  Maximum area—2.5m2.
(b)  Must not extend below the level of the head of the doorway or window.
(c)  Must not extend more than 3.7m above natural ground level.
(8) Vertical or horizontal projecting wall signs
(a)  Maximum area—2.5m2.
(b)  If extending over a public footpath—must be suspended at least 2.6m above pavement level and at least 600mm from kerb edge.
Signage—business identification signs (industrial zones)
(1)  Must meet the general requirements for signage.
(2)  Must not be on a heritage item or in a heritage conservation area.
(3)  Maximum area for multiple and single occupancy premises—1m2.
(4)  Maximum—1 sign per premises.
Signage—business identification signs (residential zones)
(1)  Must meet the general requirements for signage.
(2)  Must not be on a heritage item or in a heritage conservation area.
(3)  Must only contain the name and occupation of the resident.
(4)  Maximum—1 sign per premises.
(5)  Must be located on the premises to which the sign relates.
(6)  Maximum area—0.75m2.
Signage—business identification signs (Sydney Markets)
Must not be visible from external locations (eg surrounding streets and railway).
Signage—painted wall signs or flush wall signs
(1)  Must meet the general requirements for signage.
(2)  Must be located below the level of the awning.
(3)  Maximum area—2.5m2.
Signage—real estate signs (residential, business and industrial zones)
(1)  Must advertise that the premises on which it is displayed is for sale, auction or lease.
(2)  Must be wholly on the site or flush against the boundary.
(3)  Maximum—1 sign per premises.
(4)  Must be removed within 7 days of sale, lease or auction date.
(5)  May be statically illuminated only by back projection by solar power.
(6)  Maximum area for residential zones—2.5m2.
(7)  Maximum area for business and industrial zones—3.5m2.
Signage—window signs
(1)  Must be located behind, painted on or consisting of letters stuck on the front glass of a shop, business or industry that is ancillary to a use of the premises for which development consent is, or has been, granted if it is required.
(2)  Must not occupy more than 25% of the area of the window.