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DEVELOPMENT ASSESSMENT COMMITTEE

MINUTES OF MEETING

Wednesday, 7th September 2011


The Meeting commenced at 7:02 pm.

PRESENT

Committee Members

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom
Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi
Councillor V Badalati
Councillor A Istephan
Councillor J Jacovou
Councillor N Liu
Councillor S McMahon
Councillor D Perry
Councillor C Wong

Council Staff

General Manager, Mr V Lampe
Director Planning & Development, Mr M Watt
Manager Development Assessment, Mrs T Christy
Team Leader Development Assessment, Ms L Locke
Senior Environmental Health & Building Surveyor, Mr M Alexander
Manager Corporate Governance & Records, Ms K Garske
Governance Officer, Mr H Cavill


APOLOGIES

Apologies for inability to be present were tendered on behalf of Councillor B Giegerl, OAM, Councillor W Pickering, OAM, and Councillor A Wagstaff

RESOLVED THAT the apologies be accepted and leave of absence granted.
(Moved Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor V Badalati)


DISCLOSURES OF INTEREST

There were no disclosures of interest made.


CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES

RESOLVED THAT the minutes of the meeting of the Development Assessment Committee held on 03/08/2011, as previously made available to each Councillor, be confirmed as a correct record.
(Moved Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor A Istephan)

Note
The Council at its meeting held on 22nd 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

DAC101-11 HUR - 226A GLOUCESTER ROAD, HURSTVILLE - NEW CARPORT TO FRONT OF DWELLING (11/DA-181)
Committee's Decision

THAT the application be approved in accordance with the conditions included in the report.
(Moved Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor N Liu)

For:

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Councillor V Badalati, Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi, Councillor A Istephan, Councillor J Jacovou, Councillor N Liu, Councillor S McMahon, Councillor D Perry, Councillor C Wong

Against:



It was noted that the motion was carried unanimously.


DAC102-11 HUR - 9 LOW STREET AND 1 MACPHERSON STREET, HURSTVILLE - TORRENS TITLE BOUNDARY ADJUSTMENT (11/DA-133)
Committee's Decision

THAT the SEPP 1 Objection be supported by Council as the proposal satisfies the objectives of the zone and the underlying intention of the control despite the numerical variation proposed.

FURTHER THAT the application be approved in accordance with the conditions included in the report.
(Moved Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor A Istephan)

For:

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi, Councillor A Istephan, Councillor J Jacovou, Councillor N Liu, Councillor S McMahon, Councillor D Perry, Councillor C Wong

Against:

Councillor V Badalati


DAC103-11 HUR - 506 KING GEORGES ROAD, BEVERLY HILLS - CHANGE OF USE FROM EXISTING COMMUNITY CENTRE TO OFFICE PREMISES (11/DA-256)
Committee's Decision

THAT the application be approved in accordance with the conditions included in the report.
(Moved Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor C Wong)

For:

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Councillor V Badalati, Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi, Councillor A Istephan, Councillor J Jacovou, Councillor N Liu, Councillor S McMahon, Councillor D Perry, Councillor C Wong

Against:



It was noted that the motion was carried unanimously.


DAC104-11 PK - 6 LILLIAN ROAD, RIVERWOOD - DEMOLITION OF EXISTING STRUCTURES AND PROPOSED AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING CONSISTING OF BASEMENT CAR PARKING, RESIDENTIAL FLAT BUILDING FOR TEN UNITS AND STRATA SUBDIVISION (11/DA-90:2)
Committee's Decision

THAT the application be refused in accordance with the reasons stated in the report.
(Moved Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor J Jacovou)

For:

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Councillor V Badalati, Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi, Councillor A Istephan, Councillor J Jacovou, Councillor N Liu, Councillor S McMahon, Councillor D Perry, Councillor C Wong

Against:



It was noted that the motion was carried unanimously.


DAC105-11 PK - 55 RILEY STREET, OATLEY - HABITABLE LOFT AREA TO EXISTING GARAGE (11/DA-61)
Committee's Decision

THAT the application be approved in accordance with the conditions included in the report.
(Moved Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor J Jacovou)

For:

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi, Councillor A Istephan, Councillor J Jacovou, Councillor N Liu, Councillor S McMahon, Councillor D Perry, Councillor C Wong

Against:

Councillor V Badalati


DAC106-11 PK - 30 SAMUEL STREET, PEAKHURST - SECTION 96 MODIFICATION TO APPROVED MULTIPLE DWELLING - MODIFY GROUND FLOOR GARAGE WINDOWS ON WESTERN ELEVATION TO ROLLER DOORS (2010/DA-191REV1)
Committee's Decision

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

FURTHER THAT the matter be referred to the Manager - Building Control to take appropriate action under Part 6 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 in accordance with Council's adopted Enforcement Policy.
(Moved Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor J Jacovou)

For:

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Councillor V Badalati, Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi, Councillor A Istephan, Councillor J Jacovou, Councillor N Liu, Councillor S McMahon, Councillor D Perry, Councillor C Wong

Against:



It was noted that the motion was carried unanimously.


DAC107-11 PK - 1 HARDWICKE STREET, RIVERWOOD - DEMOLITION OF EXISTING DWELLING AND CONSTRUCTION OF A BOARDING HOUSE WITH 19 ROOMS CAPACITY UNDER AFFORDABLE RENTAL HOUSING SEPP (11/DA-110)
Committee's Decision
THAT pursuant to Section 80(1)(b) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, as amended, the Council refuses development consent to Development Application 11/DA-110 for demolition of existing house and construction of a proposed boarding house comprising 19 rooms 1 Hardwicke Street Riverwood, for the following reasons:
  1. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 79C(1)(b) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the proposed development results in privacy and overlooking producing an adverse impact on adjoining properties.
  2. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 79C(1)(c) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the proposed development is unsatisfactory in terms of its bulk, scale and design resulting in a development which is incompatible and out of character with adjoining low rise residential housing.
  3. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 79C(1)(e) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the proposed development has attracted submissions from residents concerned about the impact of the development on the locality and loss of amenity.
  4. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 79C(1)(b) the proposal provides insufficient on-site parking and results in a detrimental impact on surrounding amenity.
  5. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 79 C(1)(b) the proposal provides inadequate solar access for the rooms in the development.
(Moved Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor V Badalati)

For:

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Councillor V Badalati, Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi, Councillor A Istephan, Councillor J Jacovou, Councillor N Liu, Councillor S McMahon, Councillor D Perry, Councillor C Wong

Against:



It was noted that Councillor Perry left the Chamber at 7:54pm, and returned at 7:56pm.

It was noted that the motion was carried unanimously.


DAC108-11 PNS - 8 QUEENSBURY ROAD AND 9A AND 11 HAWK STREET, PENSHURST - ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO THE EXISTING RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY INCLUDING NEW TWO STOREY EXTENSION AND CONSOLIDATION OF THE SITE UNDER STATE ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING POLICY (HOUSING FOR SENIORS AND PEOPLE WITH A DISABILITY) 2004 (10/DA-76:3)
Committee's Decision

THAT pursuant to Section 80(1)(b) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, as amended, the Council refuses development consent to Development Application 10/DA-76 for alterations and additions to the existing residential care facility on 8 Queensbury Road, and 9A and 11 Hawk Street, Penshurst, for the following reasons:
  1. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 79C(1)(a)(iii) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the application is not supported as it does not comply with minimum setbacks to Queensbury Road as set out in Council’s DCP No. 1 – Section 4.5.
  2. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 79C(1)(b) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the proposed development results in privacy, noise and overlooking producing an adverse impact on adjoining properties.
  3. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 79C(1)(c) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the proposed development is unsatisfactory in terms of its bulk and scale resulting in a development which is incompatible and out of character with adjoining low rise residential housing. The loss of trees as a result of the proposal imposes an adverse impact on the amenity of the locality.
  4. Pursuant to the provisions of Section 79C(1)(e) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the proposed development has attracted submissions from residents concerned about the impact of the development on the locality and loss of amenity.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi)

For:

Councillor V Badalati, Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi, Councillor J Jacovou, Councillor N Liu, Councillor S McMahon, Councillor D Perry

Against:

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Councillor C Wong

Absent:

Councillor A Istephan

It was noted that Councillor Istephan left the Chamber at 8:01pm and did not return.



DAC109-11 PNS - 29 WARATAH STREET, OATLEY - ALTERATIONS AND ADDITIONS TO EXISTING DWELLING AND OUTBUILDINGS INCLUDING A FRONT FENCE (11/DA-36)
Committee's Decision

THAT the application be approved in accordance with the conditions included in the report.
(Moved Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi / Seconded Councillor V Badalati)

For:

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Councillor V Badalati, Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi, Councillor J Jacovou, Councillor N Liu, Councillor S McMahon, Councillor D Perry

Against:


Absent:

Councillor A Istephan, Councillor C Wong

It was noted that Councillor Wong left the Chamber at 8:10pm and was absent for voting on this item.

It was noted that the motion was carried unanimously.


DAC110-11 PNS - 5 HIGHLAND ROAD, PEAKHURST - DEMOLITION OF EXISTING AND CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW TWO STOREY SPLIT LEVEL DWELLING AND SWIMMING POOL (11/DA-176)
Committee's Decision

THAT the application be approved in accordance with the conditions included in the report.
(Moved Councillor S McMahon / Seconded Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi)

For:

His Worship the Mayor, Councillor P Sansom, Councillor V Badalati, Deputy Mayor, Councillor C Hindi, Councillor J Jacovou, Councillor N Liu, Councillor S McMahon, Councillor D Perry, Councillor C Wong

Against:


Not Present:

Councillor A Istephan

It was noted that Councillor Wong returned to the Chamber at 8:12pm.

It was noted that the motion was carried unanimously.


The meeting finished at 8:12pm.



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Chairperson