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Local Planning Panel

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

Thursday, 17 May 2018

 

 

COMMITTEE MEMBERSHIP

 

 

 

Panel Members:

Mr Adam Seton (Chairperson)

Ms Juliet Grant (Expert Panel Member)

Mr Michael Leavey (Expert Panel Member)

Mr Henry Wong (Community Representative)

 

 

 

Council Staff:

Meryl Bishop (Director Environment and Planning)

Chris Young (Team Leader Development Assessment)

Cathy Mercer (Team Leader DA Administration)

Monica Wernej (DA Admin Assistant)

 

 

 

1.                APOLOGIES AND DECLARATIONS OF PECUNIARY INTEREST

 

There were no apologies received

 

 

There were no declarations of Pecuniary Interest

 

2.                PUBLIC SPEAKERS

 

The meeting commenced at 4.00pm and at the invitation of the Chair, registered speakers were invited to address the Panel on the items listed below.

 

The public speakers concluded at 4.05pm and the LPP Panel proceeded into Closed Session to deliberate the items listed below.

 

3.                GEORGES RIVER LOCAL PLANNING PANEL REPORTS

 

 

LPP015-18        Delegation of functions from Georges River Local Planning Panel to General Manager in Planning Appeals

(Report by Solicitor)

Speakers

 

Not applicable

 

Voting of the Panel Members

 

The decision of the Panel was unanimous.

 

Determination

 

That the Georges River Local Planning Panel delegates the function in Part 8 Division 8.3 Section 8.15(4) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 to the General Manager of Georges River Council in accordance with the draft instrument of delegation attached to the LPP Report No. LPP015-18 dated 17 May 2018.

 

 

LPP016-18        1/72 Carwar Avenue Carss Park

(Report by Independent Assessment)

 

The Panel visited the locality of the site prior to the meeting.

 

Speakers

 

No speakers

 

Voting of the Panel Members

 

The decision of the Panel was unanimous.

 

Determination

 

Approval

Pursuant to Section 4.16(1) of the Environment Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, as amended, Development Application No. DA2017/0537 for the construction of a fixed awning above existing verandah at Part Lot 376 in DP 1118749  and known as 1/72 Carwar Avenue, Carss Park, is determined by granting consent to the application subject to the conditions recommended in the report submitted to the LPP meeting of 17 May 2018 except:

 

1.         Delete the words “which is listed as a heritage item” in condition 3(a).

2.         Delete conditions 3(f), 3(g), 3(h), 11, 14 and 15.

3.         Delete the three paragraphs under the heading “Schedule B – Prescribed Conditions”.

4.         Delete the two paragraphs under the heading “Schedule C – Operational & Statutory Conditions”.

 

Statement of Reasons

 

1.         The proposed development is appropriate having regard to the relevant provisions of the applicable environmental planning instruments and will not have an unacceptable impact on the environment  in the locality.

2.         The proposed development will not have an unacceptable impact on the heritage significance of Carss Bush Park or the heritage listed cottage.

3.         The proposed development is suitable for the site and approval is in the public interest.

4.         The recommended conditions that have been deleted are not relevant to this application.

 

 

LPP017-18        282-290 Forest Rd Hurstville

(Report by Director Environment and Planning)

Speakers

 

No speakers

 

Voting of the Panel Members

 

The decision of the Panel was unanimous.

 

Resolution

 

1.      The Panel notes that it does not have jurisdiction to determine this modification application because the development consent was granted by the Sydney South Planning Panel and only the consent authority who granted the development consent may modify the consent under Section 4.55 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979.

 

 

 

4.                CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

 

The meeting concluded at 4.28pm.

 

 

                                                                                      

Adam Seton

Chairperson

 

Juliet Grant

Expert Panel Member

 

 

Michael Leavey

Expert Panel Member

 

Henry Wong

Community Representative