Environment and Planning Committee

 

MINUTES OF MEETING

Monday, 08 October 2018

 Present

Council Members

Councillor Vince Badalati (Acting Chair), Councillor Stephen Agius, Councillor Rita Kastanias, Councillor Nick Katris, Councillor Kathryn Landsberry, Councillor Leesha Payor.

Council Staff

Acting Director Environment and Planning – Mr Ryan Cole, Manager Strategic Planning, Ms Catherine McMahon,  Senior Strategic Planner, Ms Janelle Brooks, Executive Assistant to Director Environment and Planning, Ms Leanne Allen.

 

Opening

The Acting Chair, Councillor Badalati, opened the meeting at 7:00pm.

 

Acknowledgement of Country

Councillor Badalati acknowledged the traditional custodians of the land, the Biddegal people of the Eora Nation.

Apologies 

Recommendation: Councillor Kastanias and Councillor Katris            

 

That apologies on behalf of Councillor Hindi and Councillor Wu be accepted.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

Disclosure of Interest

Councillor Kastanias declared a Significant Non - Pecuniary interest in item ENV037-18 – Planning Proposal for Nos. 12-14 Pindari Road, Peakhurst Heights for the reason that she operates a café within close proximity.

 

Public Participation

There were no registered speakers.

Minutes of previous meetings

Environment and Planning - 10 September 2018

Recommendation:   Councillor Kastanias and Councillor Agius          

That the Minutes of the Environment and Planning Committee held on 10 September 2018 be confirmed.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Committee Reports

ENV036-18       Amendment No.10 to Hurstville DCP No.2 for Landmark Square (53-75 Forest Road, 108-126 Durham Street and 9 Roberts Lane, Hurstville)

(Report by Strategic Planner)

Recommendation:   Councillor Katris and Councillor Kastanias                           

(a)     That Council endorse the proposed amendments (Amendment No.10) to Hurstville Development Control Plan No.2 – Hurstville City Centre for 53-75 Forest Road, 108-126 Durham Street and 9 Roberts Lane, Hurstville (the “Landmark Square Precinct”) for public exhibition.

(b)     That Council publicly exhibit the amendments (Amendment No.10) to Hurstville Development Control Plan No.2 – Hurstville City Centre for the Landmark Square Precinct concurrently with the associated Planning Proposal in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000.

(c)     That Council endorse that the General Manager may make minor modifications to correct any numerical, typographical, interpretation and formatting errors, if required, in preparation for the public exhibition of the amendments (Amendment No.10) to Hurstville Development Control Plan No.2 – Hurstville City Centre.

(d)     That Council advise the NSW Department of Planning and Environment of its decision.

(e)     That a further report be submitted to Council following the public exhibition period.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:                     Councillor Badalati, Councillor Agius, Councillor Kastanias, Councillor Katris

Against the Motion:   Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Payor

 

 

ENV037-18       Planning Proposal for Nos. 12-14 Pindari Road, Peakhurst Heights

(Report by Senior Strategic Planner)

Note:  Councillor Kastanias declared a Significant Non - Pecuniary interest in this item and was not present for the vote.

Recommendation:   Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Katris          

(a) That Council adopt the amendment to the Hurstville Local Environmental Plan 2012 as exhibited in relation to Nos. 12-14 Pindari Street, Peakhurst Heights to:

a.   Amend the Land Zoning Map – Sheet LZN_002 to rezone the site from SP2 Infrastructure (Church) to R2 Low Density Residential.

b.   Amend the Height of Buildings Map - Sheet HOB_002 to include a maximum height limit of 9m.

c.   Amend the Floor Space Ratio Map – Sheet FSR_002 to include a maximum FSR of 1:1.

d.   Amend the Lot Size Map – Sheet LSZ_002 to include a minimum lot size of 450m2.

e.   Amend Schedule 1 – Additional Permitted Uses to include the following:

Use of certain land at 12 and 14 Pindari Road, Peakhurst Heights

(1) This clause applies to land at 12 and 14 Pindari Road, Peakhurst Heights, being Lot 58 and Lot 59, DP 206906.

(2) Development for the purpose of an office premises, and restaurant or café is permitted with development consent.

(b) That Council request the Parliamentary Counsel’s Office for an Opinion to finalise the Local Environmental Plan under Section 3.36 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and in accordance with Council’s delegation for the finalisation of the Planning Proposal.

(c)  That the Department of Planning and Environment and the Department of Education be advised of Council’s decision.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

 

ENV038-18       Georges River Local Environmental Plan Review Report

(Report by Senior Strategic Planner)

Recommendation:   Councillor Kastanias and Councillor Agius            

(a)     That Council endorse the attached Georges River Local Environmental Plan Review Report, as contained in Attachment 1 of this Report.

(b)     That Council endorse that the General Manager may make minor modifications to correct any numerical, typographical, interpretation and formatting errors, if required, to improve clarity and readability.

(c)     That Council forward the Georges River Local Environmental Plan Review Report to the Greater Sydney Commission by 31 October.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

  

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 7:06pm

 

Acting Chairperson