HURSTVILLE CITY COUNCIL
CIVIC CENTRE, MACMAHON STREET, HURSTVILLE.
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MINUTES OF THE DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE
MEETING
HELD ON WEDNESDAY, 28TH JANUARY, 2004 AT 7.10 PM




PRESENT

Committee Members:


His Worship the Mayor, Councillor V Badalati (Chairperson)
Councillor M Lynch
Councillor M Frawley
Councillor B Giegerl
Councillor S McMahon
Councillor C Lee
Councillor W Pickering
Councillor P Sansom

Council Staff:

Director - Policy, Planning & Environment, Ms R Tyne
Manager - Development Control, Mr G Young
Manager - Administration, Development Control, Mr G Scotton

Senior Planner, Ms T Christy
Office Team Leader, Mrs L Stephens


APOLOGIES

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

RESOLVED THAT the apologies be received and leave of absence granted.

(Moved Clr B Giegerl/Seconded Clr M Lynch)



CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

Development Assessment Committee Meeting - 3rd December, 2003

RESOLVED THAT the Minutes of the meeting of the Development Assessment Committee held on 3rd December, 2003, as previously circulated to each Councillor, be confirmed as a correct record.

(Moved Clr S McMahon/Seconded Clr B Giegerl)



DISCLOSURE OF NO PECUNIARY INTEREST -

Item DAC003.04-04 - 40 Blackbutt Avenue, Lugarno

Councillor P Sansom advised the meeting that he resides in the vicinity of 40 Blackbutt Avenue, Lugarno but the application will have no effect or impact on his property.


NOTE

The Council at its meeting held on 22 March, 2000 granted delegated authority to the Committee to consider and determine matters placed before the Committee for its consideration in accordance with the functions of the committee adopted by Council. Accordingly the Committee's decisions do not require subsequent adoption by Council.




ITEMS

Item No: DAC001 - 04 - DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS - PENSHURST WARD
(Report by Director - Policy, Planning and Environment, Ms R Tyne)

COMMITTEE'S DECISION:

THAT the information be received and noted.

(Moved Clr S McMahon/Seconded Clr B Giegerl)



Item No: DAC001.01 - 04 - 111-113 MORTS ROAD, MORTDALE - THREE SEPARATE
APPLICATIONS FOR ERECTION OF TWO ATTACHED DWELLING HOUSES ON SMALL LOT SITES AND DEMOLITION OF EXISTING TWO DWELLINGS

(Report by Consulting Town Planner, Mr S Flanagan) DA 20030767, DA 20030768, DA 20030769

COMMITTEE'S DECISION:

THAT the applications be approved in accordance with the conditions included in the report, subject to a further condition requiring the boundary fence along the side elevation to Kemp Street to be designed to discourage graffiti.

(Moved Clr S McMahon/Seconded Clr B Giegerl)



Item No: DAC002 - 04 - DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS - HURSTVILLE WARD
(Report by Director - Policy, Planning and Environment, Ms R Tyne)

COMMITTEE'S DECISION:

THAT the information be received and noted.

(Moved Clr M Lynch/Seconded Clr B Giegerl)



Item No: DAC002.01 - 04 - 72 BASSETT STREET, HURSTVILLE - CONSTRUCTION OF A SINGLE DWELLING HOUSE WITH A LARGE GARAGE UNDER
(Report by Consulting Development Assessment Officer, Mr B Hick) DA 20030696

COMMITTEE'S DECISION:

THAT the application be deferred for redesign to achieve a landscape area equivalent to 45% of the allotment area, to the satisfaction of Council Officers.


THAT the two camphor laurel trees in the rear yard be permitted to be removed, subject to the fence being repaired by the applicant to Council's satisfaction.

FURTHER, THAT the General Manager be granted delegated authority to approve the application, subject to conditions.

(Moved Clr M Lynch/Seconded Clr B Giegerl)



Item No: DAC003 - 04 - DEVELOPMENT APPLICATIONS - PEAKHURST WARD
(Report by Director - Policy, Planning and Environment, Ms R Tyne)

COMMITTEE'S DECISION:

THAT the application be received and noted.

(Moved Clr M Frawley/Seconded Clr W Pickering)



Item No: DAC003.01 - 04 - 68 LLEWELLYN STREET, OATLEY - PROPOSED SWIMMING POOL BELOW SOUTHERN DWELLING OF DUAL OCCUPANCY UNDER CONSTRUCTION
(Report by Manager - Development Control, Mr G Young) DA 20000689REV01

MOTION:

THAT the legal representative speaking on behalf of the neighbours in this matter
be granted an extension of time to explain her assessment of the technical details
of the application.

(Moved Clr M Frawley/Seconded Clr W Pickering)

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor V Badalati, advised that an extension of time would be allowed and that all further speakers on the matter would be afforded the same extension of time.

COMMITTEE'S DECISION:

THAT the application be deferred for an on-site inspection by Ward and interested Councillors.


FURTHER, THAT Council seek a detailed response from the Council Officers in regard to the issues raised by Maddocks Solicitors (acting for the objectors), and the issues raised by Deacons Solicitors (acting for Council).

(Moved Clr M Frawley/Seconded Clr W Pickering)



Item No: DAC003.02 - 04 - 7 STRINGYBARK PLACE, LUGARNO - SECTION 96 MODIFICATION APPLICATION TO DELETE A CONDITION OF APPROVAL REQUIRING COMPLIANCE WITH 9M HEIGHT REQUIREMENT
(Report by Environmental Health and Building Surveyor, Mr M Alexander) DA 20030013, AD 101/03

COMMITTEE'S DECISION:

THAT the application be approved in accordance with the conditions included in the report.

(Moved Clr W Pickering/Seconded Clr C Lee)



Item No: DAC003.03 - 04 - 136 MI MI STREET, OATLEY - CONSTRUCTION OF COLOURBOND BOUNDARY FENCE TO THE WESTERN AND NORTHERN
BOUNDARIES

(Report by Manager - Development Control, Mr G Young) DA 20030951

COMMITTEE'S DECISION:

THAT in the area of Council's jurisdiction, i.e. in the foreshore building line setback, the application for a colorbond fence be refused.


FURTHER, THAT as an advisory note to the applicant, the requirements of the Dividing Fences Act and Council's Code for Dividing Fences state that the concurrence of the neighbours is required with regard to the type of dividing fence, and a maximum height of 1.8m being maintained.

(Moved Clr P Sansom/Seconded Clr C Lee)



Item No: DAC003.04 - 04 - 40 BLACKBUTT AVENUE, LUGARNO - DEMOLITION OF EXISTING DWELLING AND ERECTION OF ATTACHED DUAL OCCUPANCY
WITH TORRENS TITLE SUBDIVISION

(Report by Consulting Town Planner, Mr S Flanagan) DA 20030937

COMMITTEE'S DECISION:

THAT the application be approved as a deferred commencement approval, pending submission of a geotechnical report for the area of the turning circle which is known to contain unstable fill, such report to include assessment of stabilisation of the bank, tree trunk protection and slab reinforcement requirements.

(Moved Clr P Sansom/Seconded Clr W Pickering)



Item No: DAC003.05 - 04 - 8 BARRY AVENUE, MORTDALE - RENEW DEVELOPMENT
CONSENT FOR THE CONTINUED USE OF A FACTORY UNIT FOR THE PURPOSE OF STEEL FABRICATION

(Report by Development Assessment Officer, Mr M Tempest) DA 20030978

COMMITTEE'S DECISION:

THAT the application be refused in accordance with the reasons included in the report and an Order to Cease Use of the Premises be served upon the applicant/occupier.

(Moved Clr P Sansom/Seconded Clr W Pickering)



Item No: DAC003.06 - 04 - 1 GUNGAH BAY ROAD, OATLEY - SECTION 96 APPLICATION TO MODIFY CONDITIONS OF CONSENT FOR RECENTLY APPROVED DUAL OCCUPANCY DEVELOPMENT
(Report by Manager - Development Control, Mr G Young) DA 20030594 Rev 01

COMMITTEE'S DECISION:

THAT the Section 96 modification application be approved.

(Moved Clr P Sansom/Seconded Clr W Pickering)




The meeting finished at 9.20 pm.


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CHAIRPERSON