MINUTES


Environment and Planning Committee

 

Monday, 08 July 2019

7.00pm

 

Dragon Room

Level 1, Georges River Civic Centre

Hurstville

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Present

Council Members

Councillor Con Hindi (Chair), Councillor Leesha Payor, Councillor Nick Katris, Councillor Vince Badalati, Councillor Rita Kastanias, Councillor Christina Wu, Councillor Stephen Agius and Councillor Kathryn Landsberry.

Council Staff

Director Environment and Planning - Ms Meryl Bishop, Manager Strategic Planning, Ms Catherine McMahon, Manager Development and Building, Mr Ryan Cole, Executive Assistant to the Director Environment and Planning, Ms Leanne Allen, Strategic Planner, Ms Michaela Newman

 

Opening

Councillor Hindi, opened the meeting at 7.00pm

Acknowledgement of Country

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

Apologies/Leave of Absence

There were no apologies or requests for leave of absence.

 

Notice of Webcasting

The Chairperson, Councillor Hindi, advised staff and the public that the meeting is being recorded for minute-taking purposes and is also webcast live on Council’s website, in accordance with Section 4 of Council’s Code of Meeting Practice. This recording will be made available on Council’s website.

Disclosures of Interest

Councillor Badalati disclosed a Non- Pecuniary interest on item ENV026-19 – Planning Proposal 2017/0001- 84D Roberts Avenue Mortdale – results of public exhibition for the reason that he met with the directors a number of  years ago.

 

Councillor Hindi disclosed a Non-Significant Non-Pecuniary interest on item ENV024-19 Planning Proposal for Low Rise Medium Density Residential Code – Results of Community Consultation – for the reason that he owns property within the Local Government Area, which may or may not be affected by this proposal. This disclosure was provided verbally.

 

Public Forum

ITEM

SPEAKER

ENV 023-19

Landmark Square Precinct Planning Proposal and DCP

Eddy and Daniela Zamprogno

ENV 023-19

Landmark Square Precinct Planning Proposal and DCP

Greg Hynd

ENV 024-19

Planning Proposal for Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code

Vivien Cavell



 

ITEM (Contd)

SPEAKER

ENV 024-19

Planning Proposal for Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code

Mark and Ann Price

ENV 024-19

Planning Proposal for Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code

Lube Dimovski

ENV 024-19

Planning Proposal for Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code

David and Kerri Ann Sant

 

Confirmation of Minutes of previous meetings

Environment and Planning - 11 June 2019

Recommendation: Councillor Landsberry and Councillor Wu

That the Minutes of the Environment and Planning Committee Meeting held on 11 June 2019, be confirmed.

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

 

Committee Reports

ENV023-19       Report on Submissions - Landmark Square Precinct Planning Proposal & Development Control Plan

(Report by Strategic Planner)

 

Recommendation: Councillor Katris and Councillor Kastanias

 

(a)          That Council note the submissions received during the public exhibition of the Planning Proposal PP2015/0001;

 

(b)          That Council note the following amendments to the report – ENV023-19:

a.    Figure 6 in Paragraph 31 indicates two references AA1 and AA2 for the height of 65m – it should only reference AA1, and

b.    Paragraph 34 should reference “hotel accommodation” as per the exhibited Planning Proposal and not “tourist and visitor accommodation”;

 

(c)          That Council adopt the proposed amendments to Hurstville Local Environmental Plan 2012 as exhibited in relation to the Landmark Square Precinct at 53-75 Forest Road, 108-126 Durham Street and 9 Roberts Lane, Hurstville to:

 

a) To amend the Land Zoning Map to rezone the site from IN2 Light Industrial and part R2 Low Density Residential to B4 Mixed Use;

b) To amend the Floor Space Ratio Map to increase the FSR from 0.6 (R2) and 1:1 (IN2) to 2:1 along Roberts Lane and up to 3.5:1 for the remainder of the site (including a minimum non-residential FSR of 0.5:1);

c) To amend the Height of Buildings Map to increase the maximum building height applying to the site from 9m (R2) and 10m (IN2) to a range of heights being 12m, 15m, 21m, 28m, 30m, 40m and 65m;

 

d) To amend the Active Street Frontages Map to apply active street frontages along the Forest Road and Durham Street frontages of the Precinct; and

e) To apply a bonus FSR incentive of 0.5:1 based on the total Precinct site area for the purpose of hotel accommodation at the corner of Forest Road and Durham Street.

 

(d)          That Council forward the Planning Proposal for gazettal to the Department of Planning and Environment in accordance with Section 3.36 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979;

 

(e)          That Council resolve in accordance with Clause 21(1)(b) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000, to adopt Amendment No. 10 to DCP No. 2 – Hurstville City Centre, subject to amendments outlined in this report;

 

(f)           That Council give public notice of the decision to adopt Amendment No. 10 to DCP No. 2 – Hurstville City Centre in the local newspaper in accordance with Clause 21(2) and (4) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000;

 

(f)      That the Department of Planning and Environment be advised of Council’s decision to adopt Amendment No. 10 to DCP No. 2 – Hurstville City Centre in accordance with the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979;

 

(g)          That Council endorse the General Manager to make minor modifications to any numerical, typographical, interpretation and formatting errors, if required, in the finalisation of the draft plans;

 

(h)          That all persons who made a submission to the Planning Proposal and Amendment No. 10 to DCP No. 2 – Hurstville City Centre be advised of Council’s decision;

 

(i)            That Council withdraw the Planning Proposal known as the ‘Roberts Lane Road Widening Planning Proposal’ (PP2018/0002) which sought to amend the Hurstville Local Environmental Plan 2012 in relation to 53 Forest Road, 108 Durham Street and 9 Roberts Lane to:

a)   Amend the Land Reservation Acquisition Map to include a 3m wide local road widening along the Roberts Lane boundary; and

b)   Amend Clause 5.1 Relevant acquisition authority to nominate Council as the relevant acquisition authority to acquire the land for local road widening; and

 

(j)            That Council address the road widening of Roberts Lane through amendments to Amendment No. 10 to DCP No.   2 – Hurstville City Centre and inclusion in the future Georges River Local Environmental Plan 2020.

 

Record of Voting:

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

 

Against the Motion: Councillor Landsberry, Councillor Payor

 

ENV024-19       Planning Proposal for Low Rise Medium Density Residential Code - Results of Community Consultation

(Report by Manager Strategic Planning)

Note:     Councillor Wu  left the meeting at 7.43pm and was not present for discussion or voting on this item.

Note:     Councillor Hindi disclosed a Non-Significant Non-Pecuniary interest on item ENV024-19 Planning Proposal for Low Rise Medium Density Residential Code – Results of Community Consultation – for the reason that he owns property within the Local Government Area, which may or may not be affected by this proposal. This disclosure was provided verbally. Councillor Hindi remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Recommendation:   Councillor Kastanias and Councillor Katris

(a)     That Council note the submissions received to the exhibition of the Planning Proposal PP2018/0001.

(b)     That Council vary the Planning Proposal as a result of Community Consultation (and as permitted by Section 3.35 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979) and resolve to retain Item 19 of Schedule 1 Additional Permitted Uses under KLEP 2012 which permits Dual Occupancy (detached) and Multi Dwelling Housing development on varies land.

(c)     That Council adopt the Planning Proposal PP2018/0001 as varied which seeks the following amendments to:

a.   The Kogarah Local Environmental Plan 2012:

i. The deletion of Items 17 and 18 of Schedule 1 Additional Permitted Uses to prevent manor houses, multi dwelling housing (terraces), villas and townhouses from being built through a development application under KLEP 2012 or through complying development under the Code, on land listed in the Items

ii.  The amendment to Clause 19(z) in Schedule 1 to add the correct Lot/DP for both sites 721A and 721B King Georges Road Penshurst:

(z) 721A and 721B King Georges Road Penshurst being Lot 32 DP.1010274 and Lot 12 DP.881035.

iii. The inclusion of a new savings provision to ensure that the proposed amendments do not affect any current development applications or appeal processes

b.   The Hurstville Local Environmental Plan 2012:

i. The prohibition of villas, townhouses, multi dwelling housing (terraces) and manor houses in the R2 Low Density Residential zone so that they cannot be built in the zone through a development application under HLEP 2012 or through complying development under the Code.

ii.  As a consequence of (i) above, the deletion of Clause 4.1A(3) which states: Development consent may be granted for development on a lot identified as “K” on the Lot Size Map in Zone R2 Low Density Residential for the purpose of multi dwelling housing, if an area of at least 500 square metres is provided for each dwelling.

 

iii. The increase the minimum lot size for dual occupancies under Area G of HLEP 2012 (630sqm) so that it mirrors the minimum lot size for dual occupancies under Area O of KLEP 2012 (650sqm).

iv. The inclusion of a new savings provision to ensure that the proposed amendments do not affect any current development applications or appeal processes.

(d)     That Council forward the Planning Proposal for gazettal to the Department of Planning and Environment in accordance with Section 3.36 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979.

(e)     That Council endorse the Director of Environment and Planning to make minor modifications to any numerical, typographical, interpretation and formatting errors, if required, in the finalisation of the draft plan.

(f)      That all persons who made a submission to the Planning Proposal be advised of Council’s decision.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion:  Unanimous

 

ENV025-19       Hurstville Oval & Timothy Reserve Plan of Management and Masterplan

(Report by Strategic Planner)

Note: Councillor Wu was not present for discussion or voting on this item.

 

Recommendation: Councillor Badalati and Councillor Katris

(a)     That Council endorse the categorisation of Community Land known as Hurstville Oval as Sportsground and Park.

(b)     That Council amend the draft plan of management and master plan to include the two options for the location of the pavilion in order to allow further investigation on the suitable location and community consultation on the two options:

(i)    Option 1 -  as shown in figure 2 of this report

(ii)    Option 2 - Adjoining the existing Pavilion towards the entrance gate

(c)     That Council forward the draft Hurstville Oval and Timothy Reserve Plan of Management to the Department of Industry (landowners) for consent.

(d)     That Council delegate the General Manager to make amendments to the draft Hurstville Oval and Timothy Reserve Plan of Management to address points raised by the Department of Industry.

(e)     That Council endorse the draft Hurstville Oval and Timothy Reserve Plan of Management and Draft Masterplan (with any amendments resulting from the issuing of the consent from the landowner) for public exhibition.

(f)      That Council hold a public hearing for the Hurstville Oval and Timothy Reserve Plan of Management as the proposed plan would be altering the categorisation of, community land from park to park and sportsground.

 

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

Note: Councillor Wu returned to the meeting, the time being 7.50pm.

 

ENV026-19       Planning Proposal 2017/0001 - 84D Roberts Avenue Mortdale - results of public exhibition

(Report by Manager Strategic Planning)

Note: Councillor Badalati disclosed a Non- Pecuniary interest on item ENV026-19 – Planning Proposal 2017/0001- 84D Roberts Avenue Mortdale – results of public exhibition for the reason that he met with the directors a number of years ago. Councillor Badalati remained in the meeting during discussion and voting on this item.

Recommendation: Councillor Kastanias and Councillor Katris

(a)     That Council note the five submissions received in response to the community consultation of the revised Planning Proposal to amend the Hurstville Local Environmental Plan 2012 by way of a Schedule 1 amendment to permit the additional uses of retail premises, bulky goods premises and centre-based child care facility at 84D Roberts Avenue (legally known as Lot 21 DP 542051).

(b)     That Council endorse the revised Planning Proposal to amend the Hurstville Local Environmental Plan 2012 by way of a Schedule 1 amendment to permit the additional uses of retail premises, bulky goods premises and centre-based child care facility at 84D Roberts Avenue (legally known as Lot 21 DP 542051).

(c)     That Council, being the authorised local plan making authority to exercise the functions under section 3.36(2) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, resolve to make the plan to amend the Hurstville Local Environmental Plan 2012 by way of a Schedule 1 amendment to permit the additional uses of retail premises, bulky goods premises and centre-based child care facility at 84D Roberts Avenue (legally known as Lot 21 DP 542051).

(d)     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.

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

(f)      That all persons who made a submission to the Planning Proposal be advised of Council’s decision.

 

Record of Voting:

For the Motion: Unanimous

Conclusion

The Meeting was closed at 7.51pm

 

 

Chairperson