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 Specific Land Uses




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CHAPTER 9:
Specific Land Uses


Chapter 9 – Specific Land Uses

Sutherland Shire Local Environmental Plan 2006 sets Council’s statutory planning
framework for managing specific land uses such as child care centres, bed and breakfasts,
residential medical practices and Seniors Housing as well as brothels and sex shops. This
chapter provides more detail of specific aspects that must be considered by Council when
it determines development applications relating to one of these specific land uses.


This Chapter is structured as follows:                                     Page

1.      Bed and Breakfasts                                                    5
        1.a     Objectives                                                    5
                1.a.1     Objectives for Bed and Breakfasts                   5
        1.b     Controls                                                      5
                1.b.1     Controls for Bed and Breakfasts                     5
                1.b.1.1 Development Characterisation Principles               5
                1.b.1.2 Limitations on Use                                    6
                1.b.1.3 Privacy, Residential Amenity and Streetscape          6
                1.b.1.4 Site Facilities                                       7
2.      Childcare Centres                                                     8
        2.a     Objectives                                                    8
                2.a.1     Objectives for Childcare Centres                    8
        2.b     Controls                                                      9
                2.b.1     Controls for Childcare Centres                      9
                2.b.1.1 Design                                                9
                2.b.1.2 Facilities                                            9
                2.b.1.3 Management of Clothes Washing, Nappy Storage
                        and Laundering                                        9
                2.b.1.4 Craft Preparation Facilities                         10
                2.b.1.5 Food Preparation Facilities                          10
                2.b.1.6 Additional requirements for food preparation for
                        children under 2 years of Age                        10
                2.b.1.7 Toilets and Washing Facilities                       10
                2.b.1.8 Nappy Change Facilities                              11
                2.b.1.9 Sleeping Facilities                                  12


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                2.b.1.10 Storage Facilities                                12
                2.b.1.11 Swimming Pools                                    13
                2.b.1.12 Development and Play Equipment                    13
                2.b.1.13 Ventilation, Light and Heating                    13
                2.b.1.14 Hot Water                                         13
                2.b.1.15 Fencing                                           13
3.      Residential Medical Practices                                      15
        3.a     Objectives                                                 15
                3.a.1     Objectives for Residential Medical Practices     15
        3.b Controls                                                       15
                3.b.1 Controls for Residential Medical Practices           15
4.      Seniors Housing                                                    17
        4.a     Objectives                                                 17
                4.a.1     Objectives for Seniors Housing                   17
        4.b     Controls                                                   18
                4.b.1     Controls for Seniors Housing                     18
                4.b.1.1 Accessibility to Retail/Commercial Facilities,
                        Community Services and Health Care                 18
                4.b.1.2 Wheelchair access                                  19
                4.b.1.3 Road Access                                        19
                4.b.1.4 Common areas                                       19
                4.b.1.5 Adaptability                                       19
                4.b.1.6 Identification                                     20
                4.b.1.7 Security                                           20
                4.b.1.8 Letterboxes                                        20
                4.b.1.9 Accessible entry                                   20
                4.b.1.10 Exterior doors                                    20
                4.b.1.11 Interior Doors                                    20
                4.b.1.12 Living room and dining room                       20
                4.b.1.13 Kitchen                                           21
                4.b.1.14 Main bedroom                                      21
                4.b.1.15 Bathroom                                          22
                4.b.1.16 Toilet                                            23
                4.b.1.17 Access to Kitchen, Main Bedroom, Bathroom and
                        Toilet in a Multi-Storey Self Contained Dwelling   23



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                4.b.1.18 Laundry                                              24
                4.b.1.19 Storage                                              24
                4.b.1.20 Doors                                                24
                4.b.1.21 Surface finishes                                     24
                4.b.1.22 Ancillary items                                      24
                4.b.1.23 Garbage                                              24
5.      Brothels and Sex Shops                                                25
        5.a     Objectives                                                    25
                5.a.1 Objectives for Brothels and Sex Shops                   25
        5.b     Controls                                                      25
                5.b.1 Controls for Brothels                                   25
                5.b.1.1 Siting and Location                                   25
                5.b.1.2 Staffing and Size of Premises                         26
                5.b.1.3 Waiting and Reception Areas                           26
                5.b.1.4 Advertising and Display                               26
                5.b.1.5 Noise and Amenity                                     26
                5.b.1.6 Health and Safety                                     26
                5.b.2     Controls for Sex Shops                              27
                5.b.2.1 Siting and Location                                   27
                5.b.2.2 Advertising and display                               27
        5.c Assessment Principles                                             28
6.      Foreshore and Waterfront Development                                  29
        6.a     Objectives                                                    29
                6.a.1     Objectives for All Foreshore and Waterfront
                          Development (excluding land zoned Zone 15
                          Private Recreation at Sylvania Waters)              29
                6.a.2     Objectives for All Waterfront Development within
                          the waterways of Sylvania Waters (land zoned
                          Zone 15 Private Recreation at Sylvania Waters)      30
        6.b     Controls                                                      30
                6.b.1     Controls for Development below Deemed Mean
                          High Water Mark (MHWM) (excluding land zoned
                          Zone 15 Private Recreation at Sylvania Waters)      30
                6.b.2     Controls for Jetties, Ramps and Pontoons
                          (excluding land zoned Zone 15 Private
                          Recreation at Sylvania Waters)                      31
                6.b.3     Controls for Sliprails (excluding land zoned Zone 15
                          Private Recreation at Sylvania Waters)               32


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                6.b.4     Controls for Berthing Areas (excluding land zoned
                          Zone 15 Private Recreation at Sylvania Waters)      32
                6.b.5     Controls for Boatsheds (excluding land zoned
                          Zone 15 Private Recreation at Sylvania Waters)      33
                6.b.6     Controls for Community Boating and Water-based
                          Recreation Facilities (excluding land zoned Zone
                          15 Private Recreation at Sylvania Waters)           34
                6.b.7     Controls for Watercraft Facilities Within the
                          Waterways of Sylvania Waters                        35




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1.      Bed and Breakfasts

The growth of bed and breakfast accommodation reflects the interests of tourists who wish
to experience the character of a destination that provides home comfort, is clean,
convenient and has nearby essential services. The purpose of this policy is to set out
guidelines for bed and breakfast accommodation in response to this tourist trend.

This section applies to all development for the purpose of a Bed and Breakfast
Development.

1.a     Objectives

1.a.1 Objectives for Bed and Breakfasts

1.      The objectives of this section are:

        a.      to identify the essential elements that define what characterises a Bed and
                Breakfast development.

        b.      to achieve low-key domestic scale accommodation which does not change
                the character of the immediate locality.

        c.      to ensure the height, scale and mass of any proposed building is compatible
                with the immediate locality.

        d.      to protect as far as practical the privacy of both guests and adjoining
                residents.

        e.      to satisfy public health and safety requirements.

1.b     Controls

1.b.1 Controls for Bed and Breakfasts

1.b.1.1 Development Characterisation Principles

1.      Council uses the following principles to define a Bed and Breakfast development as
        ancillary development to a dwelling house:

        a.      Bed and Breakfast accommodation is a series of rooms which is within or
                attached to a single dwelling and where the permanent resident of that
                dwelling provides temporary paid accommodation which must include either
                a kitchenette or the permanent resident providing at least breakfast.

        b.      Bed and Breakfast accommodation allows for low impact tourist
                accommodation that utilises the existing space and amenity of residential


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                areas to provide an alternative to more structured forms of tourist
                accommodation.

        c.      Bed and Breakfast accommodation involves the visitation of people to a
                house for extended periods, for example longer than expected for an
                average professional appointment, as such Council does not consider Bed
                and Breakfast Accommodation to be a Home Activity.

        d.      Bed and Breakfast accommodation requires a higher classification of building
                under the Building Code of Australia and therefore a development application
                is required to confirm that the necessary fire safety equipment has been
                installed.

2.      As development ancillary to a dwelling house, the establishment of bed and
        breakfast accommodation in a dwelling that is part of a dual occupancy, townhouse,
        villa house or residential flat building is not consistent with the Council’s
        characterisation of a Bed and Breakfast development.

3.      Council will not support the use of dual occupancies, townhouses, villa houses or
        residential flat buildings as Bed and Breakfast developments due to the density of
        this development and the likely impacts of excessive privacy loss to the other
        dwellings within the development.

1.b.1.2 Limitations on Use

1.      There is a limit of one bed and breakfast per allotment.

2.      Guest accommodation is limited to a maximum of four two (2) bedrooms catering for
        a maximum of eight six (6) people per establishment.

3.      Guests shall reside at the establishment for not less than one (1) day and not more
        than fourteen (14) days in any month.

1.b.1.3 Privacy, Residential Amenity and Streetscape

1.      The Bed and Breakfast component of a dwelling house is to be located so that
        accommodation and visitor common areas do not overlook the living areas of
        neighbours.

2.      To minimise the disturbance of neighbours of late night arrivals and early morning
        departures of guests and to maintain the privacy of adjoining properties, the Bed
        and Breakfast component of a dwelling house is to be designed so that:

        a.      the layout of entry and exit points is clear and easily discernable,

        b.      building entry and exit points are appropriately screened to reduce the
                transmission of noise, and

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        c.      clear signage is utilised to identify the establishment and the entry location.

3.      To protect the residential amenity of the street front only one advertising sign is
        permitted. The sign must be no greater than 1.5m2 and behind the building
        alignment.

1.b.1.4 Site Facilities

1.      Guest bedrooms are to be serviced by an ensuite for toilet and shower purposes or
        a shared facility be provided for guests use only.

2.      Appropriate fire safety and structural sufficiency measures are to be incorporated
        into the building fabric of a dwelling house that is proposed to be used as a Bed and
        Breakfast establishment in accordance with the requirements of the Building Code
        of Australia.

3.      The Bed and Breakfast component of a dwelling house is to incorporate health and
        safety fixtures and fittings that are consistent with the Sutherland Shire
        Environmental Specification 2007 - Bed and Breakfast Accommodation.

        Note to Subclause 3:
        The conversion of a dwelling house to a bed and breakfast establishment will require a
        change of classification under the Building Code of Australia (BCA) from Class 1a to 1b. A
        Class 1b building is defined as a “boarding house, guest house, hostel or the like with a total
        floor area not exceeding 300m2”. This change of classification needs to be carried out as
        part of your development application. Larger dwellings with total floor areas in excess of
        300sq.m may be classified as a Class 3 building. This may result in more stringent fire
        safety requirements.




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2.      Childcare Centres

The design and construction of childcare centres requires special attention to assist
owners and operators in providing high quality, functional child care.

      Note: The definition of “Childcare centres” in SSLEP 2006 is:
      A childcare centre means a building or place used for the purpose of supervising or
      caring for 6 or more under school age children (whether or not those children are
      related to the owner or operator of the building or place) that:
      (a) may educate the children concerned, and
      (b) may operate for the purpose of financial gain,
      but does not include a building or place providing residential care for those children.

      The maximum number of children that may be supervised or cared for in a childcare
      centre is 45 if the childcare centre is located on land in any of the following zones:
      (a) Zone 1 - Environmental Housing (Environmentally Sensitive Land),
      (b) Zone 2 - Environmental Housing (Scenic Quality)
      (c) Zone 4 - Local Housing
      (d) Zone 5 - Multiple Dwelling A
      (e) Zone 6 - Multiple Dwelling B

The State Government is responsible for licensing childcare centres under the Children
(Care and Protection) Act which is managed by the NSW Department of Community
Services (DOCS) has separate regulations which must be satisfied. Sutherland Shire
Council is responsible for the land-use planning and building standards in the Shire.

This Policy is intended to be complementary to DOCS requirements. It identifies particular
issues over which Council has care and control. Whilst DOCS requirements are not
reiterated in any detail in this plan, it must be noted that Council will not grant approval to
any proposal which is not supported in principle by DOCS. Similarly, initial support from
DOCS does not guarantee Council approval.

2.a     Objectives

2.a.1 Objectives for Childcare Centres

1.      The objectives of this section are to:

        a.      To achieve development of high quality in its provision of services and
                facilities for users




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2.b     Controls

2.b.1 Controls for Childcare Centres

2.b.1.1 Design

1.      The design of a childcare development must cater for the requirements of the
        children, babies, parents and all the staff required for the operation of the centre or
        facility. The detailed design of the development is to be in accordance with the
        NSW - Children’s Services Regulation 2004.

2.      The childcare development will be required to be licensed by the Department of
        Community Services (DOCS) before it is allowed to operate. The applicant needs to
        consult with (DOCS) before submitting the Development Application with Council.

2.b.1.2 Facilities

1.      A childcare development must provide the following facilities:

        a.      Generally:

                i.        a room or an area that is used only for administration of the service
                          and for private consultation between staff and parents, and

                ii.       a room or an area, located away from the areas used by children,
                          that is used for respite of staff, and

                iii.      a room or an area that is used only for sleeping for children under 2
                          years of age.

        b.      Indoor play space per child that is exclusively for the use of children provided
                with education and care while in attendance at the service.

        c.      Outdoor play space per child that is exclusively for the use of children
                provided with education and care while in attendance at the service.

        d.      The outdoor play space must be adequately shaded in accordance with
                guidelines published by the New South Wales Cancer Council under the title
                Shade for Child Care Services.

2.b.1.3 Management of Clothes Washing, Nappy Storage and Laundering

1.      All childcare developments must have laundry arrangements, whether on the
        premises or through another childcare development, service or arrangement.




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2.      The premises of a childcare development must have safe, sanitary facilities for the
        storage of soiled clothes, linen and nappies before laundering or disposal.

3.      Childcare developments with children under 3 years of age must have laundry
        facilities available on the premises of the development, being facilities that include
        at least a laundry tub connected to both hot and cold water.

2.b.1.4 Craft Preparation Facilities

1.      The premises of a centre based or mobile childcare development must have
        separate facilities (including a sink, bench top and lockable cupboard) for use in
        craft activities.

2.      The area must not be next to any food preparation facilities or nappy change area
        at the premises.

2.b.1.5 Food Preparation Facilities

1.      The premises of a children’s service must have a designated area that is both safe
        and hygienic, for food preparation and storage.

2.      Facilities in the designated area must include a stove or microwave, sink,
        refrigerator, suitable disposal facilities and hot water supply.

3.      Facilities for the preparation and storage of food must be designed, located and
        maintained so as to prevent children from gaining access to any harmful substance,
        equipment or amenity.

2.b.1.6 Additional requirements for food preparation for children under 2 years of
        Age

1.      In addition to a food preparation area, a centre based children’s service must also
        have a designated area that is both safe and hygienic, for the preparation of bottles
        for children under the age of 2 years.

2.      Any area in which bottles are prepared for children under the age of 2 years, must
        be separate from any area in which nappy-changing facilities are provided.

2.b.1.7 Toilets and Washing Facilities

1.      The premises of a childcare development must have toilet, hand washing and
        bathing facilities that are safe and appropriate to the ages of the children at the
        premises and must have products and equipment for cleaning those facilities
        whenever necessary.




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2.      The sanitary facilities of a childcare centre must comply with the requirements for
        class 9b buildings (Early childhood centres) of clause F2.3 of the Building Code of
        Australia.

        Note to Subclause 2:
        Table F2.3—9b of the Building Code of Australia (BCA) provides that for every 15 children
        or part thereof there must be:
        (a) a junior toilet or adult toilet with a firm step and a junior seat,
        (b) one hand basin either with a firm step, or at a height so as to provide reasonable child
           access.


2.b.1.8 Nappy Change Facilities

1.      The following facilities must be provided at the premises of a childcare development
        if any child provided with the service wears nappies:

        a.      a stable surface for changing nappies, together with a mat that has an
                impervious washable surface, for every 10 children (or part thereof),

        b.      hand washing facilities for adults in the immediate vicinity of the nappy
                changing area,

        c.      sanitary facilities for the storage of soiled nappies pending laundering or
                disposal of the nappies,

        d.      if the children’s soiled clothing is laundered by the staff of a childcare
                development, adequate facilities for laundering the clothing or otherwise
                dealing hygienically with waste,

        e.      facilities for the storage of clean nappies,

        f.      an age appropriate washing facility with temperature regulated hot and cold
                running water in, or adjacent to, the nappy change area,

        g.      a sluice or contaminated waste disposal unit in the nappy change area.

2.      The nappy changing facilities must be designed, located and maintained so as to
        prevent unsupervised access by children.

3.      The nappy changing facilities must be separated from food preparation facilities and
        craft preparation facilities.




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2.b.1.9 Sleeping Facilities

1.      The premises of a childcare development must have an adequate number of cots,
        beds, stretchers or sleeping mats (together with waterproof covers) or other
        culturally appropriate forms of bedding for all children who sleep while at the
        premises.

2.      Provision must be made at the premises of a childcare development to ensure that:

        a.      mattresses and other bedding are clean and comfortable,

        b.      bed clothing is appropriate to the climate,

        c.      all bed clothing is kept clean and in good repair,

        d.      there is individual bed linen and blankets for each child,

        e.      children do not share the same bed at the same time,

        f.      bed linen used by one child is washed before it is used by another child,

        g.      no child who is of or above 7 years of age sleeps in the same room as
                another child of the opposite sex who is not a relative,

        h.      no child who is of or above the age of 2 years, and (except with the written
                consent of a parent of the child) no child who is under the age of 2 years,
                sleeps in a room in which an adult is sleeping.

3.      Cots, beds, stretchers, mattresses and other bedding at the premises of a children’s
        service must be arranged so as:

        a.      to be in an area that has natural light,

        b.      to allow easy exit of any child,

        c.      to allow easy access to any child, and

        d.      to reduce the risk of cross infection between children.

4.      A sleeping area for children must be designed to ensure that all children in the area
        are readily accessible to staff of the childcare development.

2.b.1.10 Storage Facilities

1.      The premises of a childcare development must have storage facilities (whether
        fixed or movable) that are secure and inaccessible to children.



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2.      The premises of a childcare development must have:

        a.      storage facilities for indoor and outdoor equipment, and

        b. storage facilities that give each child provided with the service at the premises
           access to a space for storage of the child’s personal belongings.

3.      Equipment used for providing a mobile children’s service may be stored at any
        premises at which the service is provided, at the offices of the service or in any
        vehicle used to transport equipment used for providing the service.

2.b.1.11 Swimming Pools

1.      There must not be a swimming pool (within the meaning of the Swimming Pools Act
        1992) on the premises of any childcare development unless the pool existed on the
        premises before 6 November 1996.

2.      Any swimming pool on the premises of a childcare development before the
        commencement of this clause must be fenced. The fencing must be in accordance
        with the Swimming Pools Act 1992 (whether or not that Act applies to the swimming
        pool concerned).

2.b.1.12 Development and Play Equipment

1.      Play equipment (whether fixed or not) used on the premises of a childcare
        development must not constitute a hazard to children.

2.b.1.13 Ventilation, Light and Heating

1.      The premises of a children’s service must have access to natural light and must be
        properly ventilated, lit and heated when children are being provided with the
        service.

2.b.1.14 Hot Water

1.      Hot water from any outlet accessible to children at a childcare centre must be
        regulated to keep the temperature of water from the outlet below 43.5 degrees
        Celsius.

2.b.1.15 Fencing

1.      Any part of the premises of a childcare development that is designated for outdoor
        play space must be fenced on all sides.

2.      The design and height of any fence or gate on the premises must prevent children
        from scaling or crawling under or through it and must inhibit or impede intruders
        from entering the premises.


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3.      Any side of a stairway, ramp, corridor, hallway or external balcony on the premises
        of a childcare development that is not abutting a wall must be enclosed to prevent a
        child being trapped or falling through.

4.      All gates leading to or from the premises of a childcare development must be
        designed so as to prevent children from entering or leaving premises unsupervised.




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3.      Residential Medical Practices

Residential medical practices utilise dwelling houses in low density residential areas for
the provision of health care consultation by up to two health care professionals. Because
they are located in residential areas it is important to ensure that potential impacts on
surrounding residential amenity is minimised. It is also important to ensure that the
dwelling houses used for residential medical practices are equipped to provide barrier free
access and sanitary facilities for all patients.

This section applies to development for the purpose of a residential medical practice.


Note:
Health care professional means a person who renders professional health services to members of
the public and includes a legally qualified medical practitioner, a dentist within the meaning of the
Dentists Act 1989, a chiropodist, a chiropractor, an osteopath, a physiotherapist, an optometrist, an
acupuncturist, a psychologist, a herbalist, a homoeopath or the like.


3.a     Objectives

3.a.1 Objectives for Residential Medical Practices

1.      The objective of this section in relation to residential medical practices are:

        a. to ensure that the residential amenity of adjoining dwelling houses is protected.

        b. to ensure that the privacy and modesty of patients are protected from adjoining
           dwelling houses.

        c. to ensure that the design, access, fittings and fixtures of a residential medical
           practice enable barrier free access to all patients.

3.b Controls

3.b.1 Controls for Residential Medical Practices

1.      The residential medical practice must be designed to ensure that the patients’
        privacy is maintained while on the premises and to not adversely impact upon the
        neighbours visual privacy.

2.      Windows must be located and/or screened to prevent overlooking of neighbours
        yards by staff and patients.




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3.      Windows must be located and/or screened to prevent the loss of patients’ privacy
        by them being visible from public places.

4.      Access to and from the development for people with disabilities must be provided in
        accordance with Part D3 of the Building Code of Australia.

5.      Sanitary and associated disabled facilities are required to be installed in
        accordance with the provisions of Part F2.4 of the Building Code of Australia.




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4.       Seniors Housing

One of the implications of the aging of the population is the need to ensure that
appropriate housing is constructed that accommodates the declining mobility of people as
they age. Sutherland Shire Council has gained an exemption from the State
Environmental Planning Policy (Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability) 2004 so
that the standards and controls for Seniors Housing are now contained within Sutherland
Shire Local Environmental Plan 2006 and Sutherland Shire Development Control Plan
2006.

This section sets out the detailed controls that are to be applied to the location and design
of Seniors Housing development proposals. Many of the controls provide the detailed
standards to ensure that people with reduced mobility can comfortably live in the
developments.

Due to the nature of the exemption from the State policy, the controls in this section apply
to all developments for Seniors Housing, except those developments covered by the
Seniors Living State policy. The developments controlled under the State Environmental
Planning Policy (Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability) 2004 are developments:

1.      By or on behalf of the Department of Housing or a local government or community
        housing provider,
2.      On land zoned Special Uses, or
3.      On land in Alexander Avenue, Taren Point (lot 2 DP 1026203) - Anglican
        Retirement Village.

Note:
The Seniors Living policy does not apply to certain lands i.e.
a. land described in Schedule 1of the State policy as Environmentally Sensitive land, or
b. the land to which Sydney Regional Environmental Plan No.17 – Kurnell Peninsula applies.


4.a     Objectives

4.a.1 Objectives for Seniors Housing

The objectives of this section are:

1.      to facilitate the supply and diversity of housing that meets the needs of older people
        or people with a disability.

2.      to ensure that the location of Seniors Housing is appropriate to enable those with
        reduced mobility to access retail and commercial facilities, community services and
        health care.




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3.      to ensure that the internal layout and design of dwellings, including the fixtures and
        fittings within a dwelling or apartment in a Seniors Housing development can be
        adapted to different levels of mobility and care.

4.      to ensure that barrier free access is provided to dwellings and communal facilities in
        Seniors Housing.

5.      to identify the signage, building identification and lighting requirements to ensure
        the safe passage of residents and visitors within housing for older people or people
        with a disability.

6.      to identify the design requirements to allow barrier free and reduced mobility access
        to utilities such as waste management facilities, letterboxes and storage areas.

4.b     Controls

4.b.1 Controls for Seniors Housing

4.b.1.1 Accessibility to Retail/Commercial Facilities, Community Services and Health
       Care

1.      Any development for Seniors Housing must have access to:

        a.      shops, banks and other retail and commercial services that residents may
                reasonably require, and

        b.      community services and recreation facilities, and

        c.      the practice of a general medical practitioner, and

        d.      public transport service available to the residents who will occupy the
                proposed development.

2.      Access complies with this clause if the facilities and services referred to in
        subclause 1. are located at a distance of not more than 400 metres from the site of
        the proposed development and the overall average gradient along the distance is
        no more than 1:14, although the following gradients along the distance are also
        acceptable:

        a.      a gradient of no more than 1:12 for slopes for a maximum of 15 metres at a
                time,

        b.      a gradient of no more than 1:10 for a maximum length of 5 metres at a time,

        c.      a gradient of no more than 1:8 for short distances of no more than 1.5 metres
                at a time.



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3.      Despite subclause 2. above, the proposed development may demonstrate that
        access complies with this clause if the development:

        a.      has obvious and safe pedestrian links from the site that provide access to
                public transport services or local facilities, and

        b.      provides attractive, yet safe, environments for pedestrians and motorists with
                convenient access and parking for residents and visitors.

4.b.1.2 Wheelchair access

1.      If the whole of the development site has a gradient of less than 1:10, 100% of the
        hostel or residential care facility beds and 100% of the dwellings must have
        wheelchair access by a continuous path of travel (within the meaning of
        AS1428.2.1998) to an adjoining public road or an internal road or a driveway that is
        accessible to all residents, or

2.      If the whole of the site does not have a gradient of less than 1:10, a percentage
        (which is not less than the proportion of the site that has a gradient of less than
        1:10, of 50%, whichever is greater) of any hostel or residential care facility beds and
        the specified minimum percentage of any dwelling must have wheelchair access by
        a continuous path of travel (within the meaning of AS1428) to an adjoining public
        road or a driveway that is accessible to all residents.

4.b.1.3 Road Access

1.      At least 10% of any hostel or residential care facility beds and at least 10% of any
        dwellings must have wheelchair access by a continuous path of travel (within the
        meaning of AS1428) to an adjoining public road.

4.b.1.4 Common areas

1.      Access must be provided so that a person using a wheelchair can use common
        areas and common facilities associated with the development.

4.b.1.5 Adaptability

1.      10% of any hostel or residential care facility beds and 10% of any dwellings must
        also have, or be capable of being modified so that they have, wheelchair access by
        a continuous path of travel (within the meaning of AS1428) to all essential areas
        and facilities inside the hostel, residential care facility or dwellings, including a toilet,
        bathroom, bedroom and a living area.




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4.b.1.6 Identification

1.      If the site includes more than one street, street signage incorporating house
        numbers must be provided at each intersection.

4.b.1.7 Security

1.      Pathway lighting must be positioned at low height to avoid glare and must provide
        at least 50lux at ground level.

4.b.1.8 Letterboxes

1.      Letterboxes must be lockable, located together in a central location adjacent to the
        street entry and must be situated on a hard standing area and have wheelchair
        access by a continuous path of travel (within the meaning of AS1428).

4.b.1.9 Accessible entry

1.      Every entry (whether a front door or not) to a hostel, residential care facility or
        dwelling, not being an entry for employees:

        a.      must not have a slope that exceeds 1:40, and

        b.      must comply with clauses 4.3.1 and 4.3.2 of AS4299.1995 Adaptable
                Housing, and

        c.      must have an entry door handle and other hardware that complies with
                AS1428.

4.b.1.10 Exterior doors

1.      All external doors to any one dwelling must be keyed alike.

4.b.1.11 Interior Doors

1.      Internal doors must have a clearance of at least 820 millimetres.

2.      Internal corridors must have a width of at least 1,000 millimetres.

3.      The width at internal door approaches must be at least 1,200 millimetres.

4.b.1.12 Living room and dining room

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        a.      a circulation space of at least 2,250 millimetres in diameter and as set out in
                clause 4.7 of AS4299.

        b.      a telephone adjacent to a general power outlet.

        c.       a living room and dining room must have a potential illumination level of at
                 least 300lux.

4.b.1.13 Kitchen

1.      A kitchen in self-contained dwelling must have:

        a.      a width of at least 2.7 metres and a clear space between benches of at least
                1,450 millimetres, and

        b.      a width at door approaches of at least 1,200 millimetres, and

        c.      benches that include one work surface that is at least 800 millimetres in
                length and the height of which can be adjusted from 750 millimetres, and

        d.      a tap set that is located within 300 millimetres of the front of the sink and that
                is a capstan tap set or that comprises lever handles or a lever mixer, and

        e.      a thermostat mixing valve for the hot water outlet, and

        f.      cook tops with either front or side controls, and with bars that have raised
                crossbars for ease of grip, and that includes an isolation switch, and

        g.      a work surface adjacent to the cook top and at the same height and that is at
                least 800 millimetres in length, and

        h.      an oven that is located adjacent to a work surface the height of which can be
                adjusted, and

        i.      “D” pull cupboard handles that are located towards the top of the below
                bench cupboards and towards the bottom of overhead cupboards, and

        j.      general power outlets at least one of which is a double general power outlet
                within 300 millimetres of the front of a work surface, and one of which is
                provided for a refrigerator in such a position as to be easily accessible after
                the refrigerator is installed.

4.b.1.14 Main bedroom

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        a.      an area sufficient to accommodate a wardrobe and a queen size bed with a
                clear area at least 1,200 millimetres wide at the foot of the bed, and

        b.      two double general power outlets on the wall where the head of the bed is
                likely to be, and

        c.      at least one general power outlet on the wall opposite the wall where the
                head of the bed is likely to be, and

        d.      a telephone outlet next to the bed on the side closest to the door and a
                general power outlet beside the telephone outlet, and

        e.      a potential illumination level of at least 300lux.

4.b.1.15 Bathroom

1.      A bathroom must have:

        a.      an area that complies with AS1428, and

        b.      a slip-resistant floor surface that complies with AS4586 and AS4663, and

        c.      thermostatic mixing valves for all hot water outlets, and

        d.      a washbasin with clearances that comply with Figure 4.4 of AS4299, and

        e.      a wall cabinet that is sufficiently illuminated to be able to read the labels of
                items stored in it, and

        f.      a mirror, and a double general power outlet beside the mirror.

2.      A bathroom must also have a shower:

        a.      the recess of which is at least 1,160 millimetres x 1,100 millimetres, or that
                complies with AS1428, or that complies with clause 4.4.4 and Figures 4.6
                and 4.7 of AS4299, and

        b.      the recess of which does not have a hob, and

        c.      that is waterproofed in accordance with AS 3740.1994 Waterproofing of wet
                areas within Residential Buildings, and

        d.      the floor of which falls to a floor waste, and

        e.      that can accommodate a grab rail that complies with Figure 4.6 of AS4299
                and AS1428, and



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        f.      that has a tap set that is a capstan tap set or that comprises lever handles
                and that has a single outlet, and

        g.      that has the tap set positioned so as to be easily reached from the entry to
                the shower, and

        h. that can accommodate an adjustable, detachable hand held shower rose
           mounted on a slider grab rail or a fixed hook, and

        i.   that can accommodate a folding seat that complies with Figure 4.6 of AS4299.

4.b.1.16 Toilet

1.      A dwelling must have a toilet:

        a.      that is a visitable toilet within the meaning of clause 1.4.12 of AS4299, and

        b.      that is installed in compliance with AS1428, and

        c.      that has a slip resistant floor surface that complies with AS4586 and AS4663,
                and

        d.      the WC pan of which is located from fixed walls in accordance with AS1428,
                and

        e.      that can accommodate a grab rail that complies with Figure 4.5 of AS4299
                and AS1428.

4.b.1.17 Access to Kitchen, Main Bedroom, Bathroom and Toilet in a Multi-Storey
         Self Contained Dwelling

1.      The kitchen, main bedroom, bathroom and toilet must be located on the ground
        floor, or

2.      If the kitchen, main bedroom, bathroom and toilet are not located on the ground
        floor, the ground floor living space must be able to be altered so as to
        accommodate them, or

3.      If the kitchen, main bedroom, bathroom and toilet are located on a floor above the
        ground floor, the stairs to the higher floor must be equipped with a stair climber that
        is capable of being used by a person in a wheelchair, or must be sufficiently wide to
        enable the installation of a stair climber that is capable of being used by a person in
        a wheelchair.




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4.b.1.18 Laundry

1.      A self contained dwelling must have a laundry that has:

        a.      provision for the installation of an automatic washing machine, and

        b.      provision for the installation of a clothes dryer, and

        c. that has a clear space in front of appliances of at least 1,300 millimetres, and

        d. thermostatic mixing valves for all hot water outlets, and

        e. a slip resistant floor surface that complies with AS4586 and AS4663, and an
           accessible path of travel to any clothes line provided in relation to the dwelling.

4.b.1.19 Storage

1.      A self contained dwelling must be provided with a linen cupboard that is at least 600
        millimetres wide, and that has adjustable shelving.

4.b.1.20 Doors

1.      Door hardware provided as the means for opening doors must be able to be
        operated with one hand, and located between 900 millimetres and 1,100 millimetres
        above floor level.

4.b.1.21 Surface finishes

1.      Balconies and external paved areas must have slip resistant surfaces that comply
        with AS4586 and AS4663.

4.b.1.22 Ancillary items

1.      Switches must be located between 900 millimetres and 1,100 millimetres above
        floor level.

2.      General purpose outlets must be located at least 600 millimetres above floor level.

4.b.1.23 Garbage

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5.      Brothels and Sex Shops

The purpose of this section is to provide planning guidelines for the establishment and
control of brothels and sex shops in the Sutherland Shire. Brothels and sex shops are
considered to be restricted uses as they can have amenity and social impacts on the
community, in particular sensitive members of the community. Because of the potential
social impact of brothel and sex shop developments additional requirements for these
developments in terms of social impact assessments are also contained in Chapter 11.

5.a     Objectives

5.a.1 Objectives for Brothels and Sex Shops

1.      The objectives of this section are:

        a.      To ensure that the development of brothels and sex shops does not
                adversely affect the existing and future amenity of surrounding development,
                land uses and residents.

        b.      To ensure brothels and sex shops are located away from landuses that may
                be adversely affected by their operation.

        c.      To limit the cumulative impact of several brothels and sex shops establishing
                in a single area.

        d.      To protect the character of an area or streetscape by controlling displays,
                advertising and signage.

5.b     Controls

5.b.1 Controls for Brothels

5.b.1.1 Siting and Location

1.      Development under this clause must not be carried out if it is located:

        a.     within 200m of any form of residential, open space or special uses zone or
               land where the activity is identified as a sensitive landuse. Sensitive landuses
               include, but are not limited to, place of public worship, churches, schools,
               transport nodes, residential dwellings, childcare centres, family health centres,
               senior citizens centres, licensed premises (licensed under the Liquor Act
               1982) and facilities and places typically frequented by families or children.

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        c. on land owned by or under the care, control and management of the Council.

5.b.1.2 Staffing and Size of Premises

1.      The minimum number of staff on the premises at any time shall be limited to two (2)
        comprising at least one person responsible for management and/or security of the
        premises.

2.      The maximum number of sex workers at any time in a brothel is limited to eight (8).

5.b.1.3 Waiting and Reception Areas

1.      A waiting or reception area is to be provided inside the building to prevent clients
        from waiting outside the premises.

2.      A minimum area of 20sqm is to be provided.

5.b.1.4 Advertising and Display

1.      All advertising must comply with Council’s requirements for Industrial zones in
        Chapter 10 of SSDCP2006.

2.      In addition to these Council requirements, all brothels must comply with the
        requirements of the Crimes Act 1900 Section 578 (e) and Classification
        (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Enforcement Act 1995.

5.b.1.5 Noise and Amenity

1.      A development must not generate significant levels of noise that may disturb the
        existing neighbourhood amenity.

2.      Any form of window or street soliciting in association with any brothel operation is
        not permissible.

5.b.1.6 Health and Safety

1.      The premises must be constructed of durable, impervious materials that are easy to
        be kept clean.

2.      Applicants should refer to the “NSW Health Communicable Disease Health and
        Safety Guidelines for Sex on Premises Venues”, which provides detailed cleaning
        techniques and recommendations.

3.      Development applications are to provide details on measures to be undertaken to
        ensure the safety of workers, clients and the general public. Details are to include
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        Design (CPTED) principles including the following:

        a. Casual Surveillance of exits and entries,

        b. Lighting,

        c. Landscaping,

        d. Security,

        e. Safe handling of money.

4.      The health standards set out in the Sutherland Shire Environmental Specification
        2007 – Brothels and Sex Shops must be complied with.

5.b.2    Controls for Sex Shops

5.b.2.1 Siting and Location

1.      Development for the purpose of a sex shop must not be carried out if it is located:

        a. within 50m of any form of residential (excluding Urban Centre zone), open
           space or special uses zone or land where the activity is identified as a sensitive
           landuse.

        b. within 100m of the boundary of an existing legally operating sex shop.

        c. on the ground floor of retail or commercial premises.

        d. within immediate proximity to the residential entrances of a mixed development.

        e. where it may conflict with the residential amenity of a mixed development.

        f.   on land owned by or under the care, control and management of the Council.

        Note to Subclause 1:
        Sensitive landuses include, but are not limited to, place of public worship, churches,
        schools, transport nodes, residential dwellings, childcare centres, family health centres,
        senior citizens centres, licensed premises (licensed under the Liquor Act 1982) and facilities
        and places typically frequented by families or children.


5.b.2.2 Advertising and display

1.      All advertising must comply with Council’s requirements for the General Industrial,
        General Business and Mixed Residential/Business zones in Chapter 10 of
        SSDCP2006.


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2.      In addition to these Council requirements, all sex shops must comply with the
        requirements of the Crimes Act 1900 Section 578 (e) and Classification
        (Publications, Films and Computer Games) Enforcement Act 1995.

5.c Assessment Principles

1.      When assessing a development application under this clause Council is to consider:

        a.      Whether the impacts of the brothel or sex shop will not adversely affect the
                neighbourhood because of its size, location, parking arrangements, visual
                effects and hours of operation.

        b.      The cumulative impact of both brothels and sex shops is not adversely
                affecting the streetscape by creating an undesirable character, or attracting
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6.      Foreshore and Waterfront Development
The Shire's waterways and foreshore areas have both local and regional significance as
they represent a valuable estuarine environment that provides the community with
opportunities for passive and active recreation. The maintenance of the natural beauty of
the waterways and the foreshores is important to the scenic quality of the Shire. The
objective of these provisions is to ensure that the visual and environmental qualities of the
foreshore and waterfront areas of Sutherland Shire are maintained and enhanced.

6.a     Objectives

6.a.1 Objectives for All Foreshore and Waterfront Development (excluding land
      zoned Zone 15 Private Recreation at Sylvania Waters)

1.      The objectives of this section are to:

        a.      protect and enhance natural features and vegetation within the riparian zone,

        b.      minimise the visual impact of development when viewed from adjacent land
                and waterways by integrating developments in the foreshore and waterfront
                environment by using design and materials which complement the natural
                landscape,

        c.      retain endemic native vegetation along the foreshore,

        d.      restore and revegetate foreshore areas to improve estuarine flora and fauna
                habitat,

        e.      minimise the impact of development on the natural landform of the foreshore
                and waterway by integrating structures into the site with minimal change to
                the natural topography,

        f.      maintain and improve public access to the intertidal area of the waterfront
                where there will be minimal environmental impact,

        g.      achieve an appropriate balance between private development and the public
                use of waterways,

        h.      conserve and enhance waterfront structures of heritage significance,

        i.      minimise the obstruction of water views from public land,

        j.      ensure view sharing between new and existing development,

        k.      ensure that any development does not obstruct or interfere with navigation
                within the waterway,


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        l.      ensure restoration of the land below the foreshore building line, so far as
                practicable, to a natural state, with a minimum intrusion of man-made
                structures,

        m.      minimise any adverse impact from development on water quality and where
                possible, improve the quality of urban runoff entering the waterways.

6.a.2 Objectives for All Waterfront Development within the waterways of Sylvania
      Waters (land zoned Zone 15 Private Recreation at Sylvania Waters)

1.      The objectives of this clause are to:

        a.      maintain and improve public access to the intertidal area of the waterfront
                where there will be minimal environmental impact,

        b.      achieve an appropriate balance between private development and the public
                use of waterways,

        c.      conserve and enhance waterfront structures of heritage significance

        d.      minimise the obstruction of water views from public land,

        e.      ensure view sharing between new and existing development,

        f.      ensure that the watercraft facilities will not result in difficulty of physical
                manoeuvring of vessels within the canals,

        g.      ensure that the number and location of watercraft facilities will not adversely
                affect the visual amenity of the neighbourhood.

6.b     Controls

6.b.1 Controls for Development below Deemed Mean High Water Mark (MHWM)
      (excluding land zoned Zone 15 Private Recreation at Sylvania Waters)

1.      Shared and communal arrangements for waterfront structures will be required,
        where identified in a Locality Statement, in order to minimise the number of
        structures and their cumulative impact.

2.      Any development below deemed MHWM shall be setback a minimum 2.5m from
        the prolongation of the common lot boundary unless there is explicit provision for
        shared use of the facility by neighbouring properties.

3.      Swimming pools, inclinators, stairs and driveways are not permitted below the
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4.      Any development must be designed and constructed so that it does not cause
        damage, or have the potential to cause damage (including shading) to marine
        vegetation, macroalgae, seagrass or mangroves.

6.b.2 Controls for Jetties, Ramps and Pontoons(excluding land zoned Zone 15
      Private Recreation at Sylvania Waters)

1.      A fixed jetty is not to exceed a length of 9m from deemed MHWM including any
        existing reclamations. The maximum width of a jetty shall be 2m and the maximum
        height shall be limited to 750 mm above MHWM (i.e. the maximum height is 1.29m
        AHD).

2.      A suspended ramp shall not exceed a length of 6m.

3.      Regardless of 2. a suspended ramp and pontoon extension to a jetty may be
        permitted provided that the total length of the ramp and jetty does not exceed 15m
        from deemed MHWM.

4.      Regardless of 1. and 2., the length of the structure is to be confined to the minimum
        needed to reach useable water which is taken to be 600mm depth at 00 low tide (-
        1.53m AHD) for the purposes of this subclause.

5.      Pontoons are to be a maximum of 3.6m x 2.4m, constructed to the appropriate
        Australian Standard and only used as a facility to provide access onto a vessel.

        Note to Subclause 5:
        Jetty, suspended ramp and pontoon structures shall be designed to facilitate access to
        private recreational vessels where a reasonable depth of water is available. The structures
        are only to be used for short stay embarking and disembarking of passengers and the
        transfer of personal goods.


6.      Stabilisation piles, if proposed, must be an integral part of the pontoon (not free
        standing). Applications for stabilisation or fender piles must be supported by a
        report from a civil engineer demonstrating their need, design and location.
        Stabilisation and fender piles must not be used for permanent mooring.

        Note to Subclause 6:
        Stabilisation and fender piles are used for reinforcing pontoons and facilitating access in
        areas exposed to high tidal runouts, strong currents and large wind waves.


7.      Jetties and suspended ramps are to be treated in brown or dark tones to reduce the
        visual impact of the structure or can be left as natural timber, except when
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8.      Solid filled jetties shall not be developed.

9.      Jetties, suspended ramps or other structures shall not interfere with public access
        along the waterfront.

10.     No foreshore structures will be permitted over Posidonia australis (strapweed
        seagrass).

6.b.3 Controls for Sliprails (excluding land zoned Zone 15 Private Recreation at
      Sylvania Waters)

1.      Sliprails must only facilitate access to and from the water for vessels that are stored
        within a boatshed.

2.      Sliprails are to be in the form of two parallel rails located as close as practical to the
        seabed and must be recessed into any seawall or reclamation to minimise the
        height of the sliprails.

3.      In all cases, the length of the structure is to be only the minimum needed to reach
        useable water which is 600 mm depth at 00 low tide (-1.53m AHD) for the purposes
        of this clause.

4.      Regardless of subclause (c), a maximum length of sliprails is 15m from deemed
        MHWM and the maximum width is limited to 2m.

5.      There are to be no timber infills, walkways or timber ramps on sliprails.

6.      Sliprails are to be constructed so that they are a minimum of 200mm above the
        substrate and 200mm above any seagrasses.

7.      Sliprails are not to be used for the storage of boats.

6.b.4 Controls for Berthing Areas (excluding land zoned Zone 15 Private Recreation
      at Sylvania Waters)

1.      Berthing areas are only permitted if they are identified as an acceptable form of
        development in a particular bay or stretch of waterway by an Locality Statement.

2.      Berthing areas must only provide the landowner with the ability to permanently berth
        a vessel adjacent to their property.

3.      Berthing areas shall be located adjacent and at right angles to a jetty, ramp and
        pontoon structure, have maximum dimensions of 9m X 5m and when measured
        together with other waterfront structures (including reclamations) shall not extend
        beyond 15m from deemed MHWM.



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4.      Multiple berthing areas adjacent to shared or communal waterfront facilities shall
        not be developed.

5.      No berthing is allowed over seagrasses or macroalgae.

6.b.5 Controls for Boatsheds (excluding land zoned Zone 15 Private Recreation at
      Sylvania Waters)

1.      a.      The use of boatshed shall be limited to the storage of small boats and
                boating equipment.

        b.      Regardless of subclause 1.a, a shower facility is acceptable.

        Note to Subclause 1:
        Council will not permit the use of a boatshed for any other purpose.


2.      Boatsheds must be single storey and can only be located at or above deemed
        MHWM. Boatsheds can have a maximum length of 7 m, a maximum width of 4 m
        and a maximum height of 3 m to the eaves or ceiling of the elevation/s facing the
        water and 5m to the highest part of the roof. The maximum floor level of the
        boatshed shall be 900 mm above MHWM (i.e. the maximum height is 1.44m AHD).

3.      Boatsheds shall be designed to minimise excavation and incorporate a pitched roof
        that reflects the character of the waterway. Sites which would require excavation
        into a cliff or rock face to achieve sufficient depth for a boat are unsuitable locations
        for boat sheds.

        Note to Subclause 3:
        Boatsheds that exhibit a scale and character in keeping with traditional timber boatsheds
        are preferred.


4.      The materials of construction shall be of low maintenance and in a tone and colour
        appropriate to the natural landscape.

        Note to Subclause 4:
        Walls shall be restricted to timber, stone, brick or other material with an applied surface
        finish satisfactory to Council and high gloss paints or reflective materials and finishes shall
        not be used. Roofs shall be of corrugated metal or tile or other approved non-reflective
        materials. Boatshed doors shall be of non-reflective material with traditional double hung
        timber doors.




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5.      Boatsheds shall be setback a minimum 1.5 m from the side boundary. A variation
        may be considered where there is:

        a.      No detrimental impact on the view from the waterway by virtue of excessive
                bulk of the building,

        b.      No loss of an existing view to the water from adjoining lands to the waterway,

        c.      An acceptable relationship between buildings along the waterfront.

6.b.6 Controls for Community Boating and Water-based Recreation Facilities
      (excluding land zoned Zone 15 Private Recreation at Sylvania Waters)

1.      The size of the development shall be kept to a minimum consistent with its function.
        To minimise scale and bulk, the building is to be designed so that smaller elements,
        which reflect the function of the building, are grouped together. Built forms must
        avoid appearing as a single large shed.

2.      Large blank expanses of undifferentiated cladding must not be used. Designs shall
        incorporate vents, louvres, windows, hoods, or similar elements into facades to
        reduce the visual scale of the building.

3.      Exterior colours should be compatible with the overall landscape character type in
        which the building is proposed.


        Note to Subclause 3:
        In general, buildings and structures should be constructed of materials with non-reflective
        surfaces. Where sited close to native vegetation, olive and mangrove greens and midtone
        greys are preferred. In other areas, consideration should be given to lighter colours
        sympathetic to the marine environment. Roofs should be midtone greys or grey-greens.


4.      The incorporation of outdoor cafes along the waterfront, where permitted, should be
        considered to encourage public use of community boating and water-based
        recreation facilities.




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6.b.7 Controls for Watercraft Facilities Within the Waterways of Sylvania Waters

1.      Standard Pontoons shall be a maximum of 3.6m x 2.4m and the ramp is to be a
        maximum of 5.5m long and 1.8m wide.




2.      Mooring Poles, limited to two per property, shall be set a maximum of 6.5m from
        sea wall and be no greater than 1.5m above sea wall.




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3.      Marina style pontoons and jetties must be held in place by 2 poles, and extend a
        maximum of 5m.




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4.      A Pontoon/jetty with drydocking system shall extend no greater than 5m into the
        waterway and shall be setback a minimum of 1m/5m from side boundary
        alignments.




5.      Jet Ski pods are limited to 3 only, of size 1.1m x 4m, and setback 1m from side
        boundary alignments.




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6.      Development of watercraft facilities may be limited by the property location within
        the canal (canal corners/ends). Where the above can not be adequately catered
        for, specially designed flotation devices may be considered. Permanent mooring
        in these locations is not permitted.


        Note:
        Sylvania Waters Limited, as the owner of the canal and waterways within, regulates
        development in accordance with their own provisions (see www.sylvaniawaters.com and
        Document 1016).




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