Meeting Date: 23/04/2003

HURSTVILLE CITY COUNCIL
CIVIC CENTRE, MACMAHON STREET, HURSTVILLE.
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REPORT OF THE MEETING OF THE POLICY PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT COMMITTEE
HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 16TH APRIL, 2003



PRESENT

Committee Members:

Councillor P Sansom (Chairperson)
Councillor S Chan
Councillor S McMahon
Councillor B Giegerl

Council Staff:

Director - Policy, Planning and Environment, Ms R Tyne
Manager - Development Assessment, Mr P Thomas

Manager - Environmental Health and Building, Ms J Nicol
Office Team Leader, Mrs L Stephens

By Invitation:
Mr Russell Olsson, Architect, Church of Christ - 29-31 MacMahon Street project
Mr Darryl Conybeare and Mr Peter Simmons, of Connybeare, Morrison & Partners, Architects for 1 Barratt Street and 18-22 Woodville Street projects.

The meeting commenced at 7.10 pm


APOLOGIES

Apologies for inability to be present were tendered on behalf of Councillors J Morris and S Nasser.

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

THAT the apologies be received and noted and that leave of absence be granted.

(Moved Clr S Chan, Seconded Clr S McMahon)


DISCLOSURE OF INTEREST

There were no disclosures of interest to record.


ADJOURNMENT OF COMMITTEE MEETINGS

At this juncture, the meetings of the Service Delivery and Administration Committees adjourned and all Councillors and Senior Officers attended the Policy, Planning and Environment Committee for a visual presentation by Messrs Olsson, Conybeare and Simmons, on the proposals for the sites referred to in Item PPE017 - 03 .


MOTION TO CHANGE THE ORDER OF BUSINESS

THAT Item PPE017 - 03 - Draft Amendment to Hurstville Town Centre DCP No. 4: 29-31 MacMahon Street (Block 13B), 1 Barratt Street and 18-22 Woodville Street (Blocks 13M 1-4), Hurstville be brought forward as the first item of business.

(Moved Clr S Chan, Seconded Clr S McMahon)


ITEMS

Item No: PPE017 - 03 - DRAFT AMENDMENT TO HURSTVILLE TOWN CENTRE DCP NO. 4 : 29-31 MACMAHON STREET (BLOCK 13B), 1 BARRATT STREET AND 18-22 WOODVILLE STREET (BLOCKS 13M 1-4), HURSTVILLE
(Report by Manager Strategic Planning, Mr M Jericho) T/01218, 012743, 007213, 002793

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

THAT Council note the two amendments as outlined in this report to Development Control Plan No. 4 – Hurstville Town Centre.


THAT the amendments be forwarded to the Design Review Panel in accordance with State Environmental Planning Policy No. 65, for comment and feedback.

FURTHER THAT the matter be reported back to Council once the Design Review Panel has made appropriate comments, where a decision can then be made regarding the draft amendments to the Hurstville Town Centre Development Control Plan and public exhibition.

(Moved Clr V Badalati/Seconded Clr S Chan)


Item No: PPE016 - 03 - HURSTVILLE CBD - COMPLIANCE PROGRAM - DRAFT SELF-ENFORCING INFRINGEMENT NOTICE SCHEME (SEINS) POLICY
(Report by Manager - Environmental Health and Building, Ms J Nicol) T/01308

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

THAT the report be received and noted.


THAT Council adopt the draft SEINS Policy, with the addition of "sediment erosion controls" to paragraph 2, page 3, Warnings section.

FURTHER, THAT a report be brought back to Council advising of the outcomes achieved with the Hurstville CBD enforcement program.

(Moved Clr S McMahon/Seconded Clr S Chan)


NOTE:
Councillor B Giegerl arrived at this juncture prior to consideration of the following item.


Item No: PPE018 - 03 - ADOPTION OF DRAFT ADVERTISING AND SIGNAGE DEVELOPMENT CONTROL PLAN
(Report by Strategic Planner, Ms N Brown) T/01455

COMMITTEE'S RECOMMENDATION:

THAT Council resolve pursuant to Section 72 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and in accordance with Clause 21 (1)(b) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 to approve draft Development Control Plan No. 23 - Advertising and Signage, with the alterations as described in this report.


THAT Council give public notice of this decision in the local paper within 28 days of this decision in accordance with clause 21 (4) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000.

THAT Council resolve pursuant to section 72 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 to support the preparation of a draft Development Control Plan for Exempt and Complying Development in accordance with clauses 16 and 17 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000.

THAT Council publicly exhibit the draft Development Control Plan in accordance with clause 18 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000. FURTHER THAT Council prepare and exhibit a draft local environmental plan pursuant to Section 54 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 to amend the Hurstville Local Environmental Plan 1994 in respect of exempt and complying development.

THAT the exhibition be in accordance with the Best Practice Guidelines published by the Department of Urban Affairs and Planning (January 1997) titled “LEPs and Council Land”.

FURTHER THAT the Department of Planning be notified of this resolution.

(Moved Clr S McMahon/Seconded Clr B Giegerl)


The meeting finished at 8.10 pm.




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CHAIRPERSON



COUNCIL RESOLUTION
RESOLVED THAT the Minutes of the Policy Planning and Environment Meeting held on 16/04/2003 be adopted.

(Moved Clr P Sansom /Seconded Clr C Lee)