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Minutes

Planning and Building

Committee Meeting

16 March 2009, 8:03pm

All minutes are subject to confirmation at a subsequent

meeting and may be amended by resolution at that meeting.


Planning and Building Committee 16 March 2009

 

Minutes

 

 

 

 

PRESENT: Councillor A. Smith (Chair), Councillor I. Longbottom, Councillor D. Brooks-Horn, Councillor S. Forrest, Councillor K. Mcilroy and Councillor P. Palmer.

 

ALSO PRESENT:   Executive Manager Environmental Services, Manager Development Assessment Unit and Chief Executive Secretary.

 

Environmental Services Division Reports

 

Environmental Services Division Report No. 48

SUBJECT: 40 Kallaroo Road, Riverview

 

DECISION UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY:

 

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Longbottom that the application be approved and subject to the submission of altered plans reducing the width of the deck to 6m from the dining room wall.   

 

That pursuant to Section 80(1)(a) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, as amended, the Council grants development consent to Development Application 268/08 for the demolition of the dwelling house and carport, and the erection of a two storey dwelling house, garage, attached rear deck and swimming pool; retaining walls and rainwater tanks, on Lot 108 DP 16472 and known as 40 Kallaroo Road, Riverview subject to the following conditions:

 

Plans

 

1.         (20) That the development be strictly in accordance with drawing numbers 01-04, Issue C, dated January 2009 and as amended up to 29.1.09, and a plan titled “Roof Plan”, Issue C, dated January 2009, by Red Rock Design, except as amended by the following conditions.

 

Specific

 

2.         The useable width of the ground floor deck is not to exceed 6m from the dining room wall.  PLANS ARE TO BE AMENDED TO COMPLY PRIOR TO THE ISSUE OF A CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE.

 

3.         Screening, preferably with indigenous plants, is to be provided adjacent to both the southern and western sides of the Feature Masonry Wall of the swimming pool.  Plants are to achieve a minimum height of 2m, and planting is to extend across the full width and length of the swimming pool adjacent to this Feature Masonry Wall.  Details of this planting are to be shown on plans submitted as part of a Construction Certificate.

 

4.         The lower ground floor/basement floor plan is to show the bathroom windows on plans submitted with a Construction Certificate.

 

5.         In order to reduce overlooking towards the adjoining neighbour to the east, at 38 Kallaroo Road, the following first floor level windows are to be finished in obscure glass up to a height of 1.7m above the FFL of the relevant room or, alternatively, the sill height of each respective window is to be raised to this same level:

 

 

 

·     bedroom 4 and the adjoining bathroom; and

·     the study.

 

            PLANS ARE TO BE AMENDED TO COMPLY PRIOR TO THE ISSUE OF A CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE.

 

6.         In order to reduce overlooking of the adjoining neighbour to the west, at 42 Kallaroo Road, the first floor ensuite window of bedroom 2 is to be finished in obscure glass up to a height of 1.7m above the FFL or, alternatively, the sill height of this window is to be raised to this same level.  PLANS ARE TO BE AMENDED TO COMPLY PRIOR TO THE ISSUE OF A CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE.

 

7.         A survey plan at a scale of 1:100 that shows the correct location of the block wall and adjoining brick wall adjacent to the site’s eastern boundary is to be submitted as part of a Construction Certificate.

 

8.         In order to prevent any new work encroaching on a neighbouring property, all new work is to be located wholly within the subject site.  If any doubt is raised, Council may request the submission of a survey report. 

 

9.         The rainwater tanks must be manufactured from non-combustible materials if they are located within 450mm of the side boundary.

 

10.       In order to address the potential adverse noise impacts on the adjoining property owner of 42 Kallaroo Road from the transfer pump for the rainwater tanks, the transfer pump is to be located inside the basement level of the dwelling house.  PLANS SUBMITTED WITH A CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE ARE TO CONFIRM THAT THIS LOCATION HAS BEEN SATISFIED.

 

11.       At the commencement of building works the entire property shall be managed as an inner protection area (IPA) as outlined within section 4.1.3 and Appendix 5 of Planning for Bush Fire Protection 2006 and the NSW Rural Fire Service’s document ‘Standards for asset protection zones’.

 

12.       A minimum 5hp or 3kW petrol or diesel powered pump with storz fittings shall be made available to the proposed swimming pool.  A 19mm (internal diameter) fire hose and reel shall be connected to the pump.

 

13.       A standard static water supply (SWS) marker shall be obtained from the NSW Rural Fire Service as part of the Static Water Supply Program once the water supply has been installed.  The marker once issued is to be:

 

            (a)        fixed in a suitable location at the front of the property so as to be highly visible

            (b)       positioned adjacent to most appropriate access for the static water             supply

            (c)        fixed facing the roadway on a gatepost, fence or dedicated post, at the right hand side of the entranceway to the static water supply

            (d)        fixed no less than 600mm from the ground surface to the base of the sign and not higher than 1200mm from the ground surface to the base of the sign

            (e)        fixed with suitable screws or nails.

 

14.       Electricity and gas supplies are to comply with section 4.1.3 of Planning for Bush Fire Protection 2006.

 

15.       To allow for emergency service’s personnel and residents to undertake property protection activities unobstructed pedestrian access 900mm wide (min) is to be provided to access all areas around the building and lot.

 

16.       New construction is to comply with Appendix 3 – Site Bush Fire Attack Assessment of Planning for Bush Fire Protection 2006.  In this regard the following design standards for construction are to be incorporated into the development:

·     New construction of all elevations of the dwelling shall comply with Australian Standard AS3959-1999 ‘Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas’ Level 3.

 

·     Any external materials are to be non-combustible on the eastern, southern and western elevations.

 

·     Where fitted, bush fire shutters shall –

 

            (a)        be fixed to the building and be non-removable,

            (b)        when in the closed position, have no gap between the shutter and the wall, the sill or the head greater than 2mm,

            (c)        be readily manually operable from either inside or                      outside,

            (d)        protect the entire window or door assembly,

            (e)        be made from non-combustible material,

            (f)         where perforated, have:

                                  (i)        uniformly distributed perforations with a maximum aperture of 2mm, and

                        (ii)       a perforated area no greater than 20% of the shutter and

            (g)        comply with AS 1530.8.2 when tested from the outside.

 

·     All glazing to windows on the eastern, southern and western elevations shall have:

 

 

 

(a)       the openable portions screened using a mesh with a maximum aperture of 2mm made of corrosion resistant steel or bronze, and

(b)       the window assemblies protected by a complying bush fire shutter or;

(c)       where window assemblies are not protected by a complying bush fire shutter –

            (i)         the window system shall have an FRL of at least -             /30/-; or

            (ii)        the window system shall comply with AS 1530.8.2 when tested from the outside.

 

·     Any screenless external door system on the proposed dwelling shall comply with Table 1 of Development Control Practice Note 3/06 (release 2) “External Doors”.

 

·     Roofing shall be gutterless or have leafless guttering and valleys are to be screened, to prevent the build up of flammable material.  Any materials used shall have a Flammability Index no greater than 5.

 

·     Roller doors shall be sealed to prevent the entry of embers into the building.

 

17.       Landscaping to the site is to comply with the principles of Appendix 5 of Planning for Bush Fire Protection 2006.

 

General

 

18.       (1) The submission of a Construction Certificate and its issue by Council or Private Certifier PRIOR TO CONSTRUCTION WORK commencing.

 

19.       (2) All building works are required to be carried out in accordance with the provisions of the Building Code of Australia.

 

20.       (137)  Lane Cove Council charges a fee of $30 for the registration of any Part 4A Certificates (compliance, construction, occupation or subdivision certificates) issued by an accredited certifier under the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act.

21.       (11) The approved plans must be submitted to a Sydney Water Check agent or Customer Centre to determine whether the development will affect Sydney Water’s sewer and water mains, stormwater drains and/or easements, and if further requirements need to be met.  Plans will be appropriately stamped.  For Quick Check agent details please refer to the web

            site www.sydneywater.com.au see Your Business then Building & Developing then Building & Renovating or telephone 13 20 92.

 

            The consent authority or a private accredited certifier must:-

 

·           Ensure that a Quick Check agent/Sydney Water has appropriately stamped the plans before the issue of any Construction Certificate.

 

22.       (12) Approval is subject to the condition that the builder or person who does the residential building work complies with the applicable requirements of Part 6 of the Home Building Act 1989 whereby a person must not contract to do any residential building work unless a contract of insurance that complies with this Act is in force in relation to the proposed work.  It is the responsibility of the builder or person who is to do the work to satisfy Council or the PCA that they have complied with the applicable requirements of Part 6.  Council as the PCA will not release the Construction Certificate until evidence of Home Owners Warranty Insurance or an owner builder permit is submitted. THE ABOVE CONDITION DOES NOT APPLY TO COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL CONSTRUCTION, OWNER BUILDER WORKS LESS THAN $5000 OR CONSTRUCTION WORKS LESS THAN $12000.

 

23.       (17)  An Occupation Certificate being obtained from the Principal Certifying Authority before the occupation of the building and swimming pool.

 

24.       (35) All demolition, building construction work, including earthworks, deliveries of building materials to and from the site to be restricted to the following hours:-

 

Monday to Friday (inclusive)                     7.00am to 5.30pm

Saturday                                                   7.00am to 4.00pm

No work to be carried out on Sundays or any public holidays.

 

25.       (36) Stockpiles of topsoil, sand, aggregate, spoil or other material capable of being moved by water to be stored clear of any drainage line, easement, natural watercourse, footpath, kerb or roadside.

 

26.       (37) The development shall be conducted in such a manner so as not to interfere with the amenity of the neighbourhood in respect of noise, vibration, smell, dust, waste water, waste products or otherwise.

 

27.       (48) Depositing or storage of builder's materials on the footpath or roadways within the Municipality without first obtaining approval of Council is PROHIBITED.

 

Separate approval must be obtained from Council's Works and Urban Services Department PRIOR TO THE PLACEMENT of any building waste container ("Skip") in a public place.

 

28.       (49) Prior to the commencement of any construction work associated with the development, the Applicant shall erect a sign(s) at the construction site and in a prominent position at the site boundary where the sign can be viewed from the nearest public place.  The sign(s) shall indicate:

 

a)         the name, address and telephone number of the Principal Certifying             Authority;

b)         the name of the person in charge of the construction site and telephone number at which that person may be contacted outside working hours; and

c)         a statement that unauthorised entry to the construction site is prohibited.

 

The signs shall be maintained for the duration of construction works.

 

29.       (50) The cleaning out of ready-mix concrete trucks, wheelbarrows and the like into Council's gutter is PROHIBITED.

 

30.       (52) The swimming pool being surrounded by a fence:-

 

a) That forms a barrier between the swimming pool; and

 

i)   any residential building or movable dwelling situated on the premises; and

ii)   any place (whether public or private) adjacent to or adjoining the premises; and

 

b) That is designed, constructed and installed in accordance with the standards as prescribed by the Regulations under the Swimming Pool Act, 1992, and the Australian Standard AS1926.1 – 2007, Swimming Pool Safety – Part 1: Safety barriers for swimming pools.

 

 

      SUCH FENCE IS TO BE COMPLETED BEFORE THE FILLING OF THE SWIMMING POOL.

 

31.       (53) The filter and pump is not to create a noise nuisance at any time.  If noise generated as a result of the development results in an offensive noise Council, may prohibit the use of the unit, under the provisions of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.

 

32.       (54) In accordance with the requirements of the Swimming Pools Act 1992 and Regulations thereunder a warning notice is to be displayed in a prominent position in the immediate vicinity of the swimming pool at all times.

 

The notice must be in accordance with the standards of the Australian Resuscitation Council for instructional posters and resuscitation techniques and must contain a warning "YOUNG CHILDREN SHOULD BE SUPERVISED WHEN USING THIS POOL".

 

33.       (55) Fibrecrete Swimming Pool Shell being constructed in accordance with AS.2783-1985 "Concrete Swimming Pool Code, AS 3600-1988 - "Concrete Structure" and "AW1 Fibresteel Technical Manual, November 1981".

34.       Standard Condition (56) Where Lane Cove Council is appointed as the Principal Certifying Authority, it will be necessary to book an inspection for each of the following stages during the construction process.  Forty eight (48) hours notice must be given prior to the inspection being required:-

a)         The pier holes/pads before filling with concrete.

b)         All reinforcement prior to filling with concrete.

c)         The dampcourse level, ant capping, anchorage and floor framing before the floor material is laid.

d)         Framework including roof and floor members when completed and prior to covering.

e)         Installation of steel beams and columns prior to covering

f)          Waterproofing of wet areas

g)         Pool reinforcement prior to placement of concrete.

h)         The swimming pool safety fence and the provision of the resuscitation poster prior to filling of the pool with water.

i)          Stormwater drainage lines prior to backfilling

k)         Completion.

 

35.       Standard Condition (57) Structural Engineer's details being submitted PRIOR TO ISSUE OF CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE for the following:-

 

a)         underpinning;

b)         retaining walls;

c)         footings;

d)         reinforced concrete work;

e)         structural steelwork;

f)          upper level floor framing.

 

36.       (60) A temporary connection to be made to the sewers of Sydney Water (where available) with an approved toilet structure and toilet fixtures being provided on the site BEFORE WORK IS COMMENCED.  Where the Sydney Water sewer is not available a "Chemical Closet" type toilet shall be permitted.

 

37.       (61)  All timbers complying with Timber Framing Code AS 1684-79.

 

38.       (62) All glazing is to comply with the requirements of AS 1288.

 

 

39.       (63) All metal deck roofs being of a ribbed metal profile or colourbond corrugated galvanised or zincalume iron, in a mid to dark range colour and having an approved anti-glare finish.

 

40.       (65) Noise from domestic air conditioners is not to be audible in any adjoining dwelling between the hours of 10:00pm and 7:00am on weekdays or between the hours of 10:00pm and 8:00am on weekends and public holidays. 

 

If the noise emitted from the air conditioning unit results in offensive noise, Council may prohibit the use of the unit, under the provisions of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997.

 

41.       (66) The removal, handling and disposal of asbestos from building sites being carried out in accordance with the requirements of the Construction Safety Act and the Regulations details of the method of removal to be submitted PRIOR TO COMMENCING ANY DEMOLITION WORKS.

 

42.       (67) 

(a)        The use of mechanical rock pick machines on building sites is prohibited due to the potential for damage to adjoining properties.

 

(b)        Notwithstanding the prohibition under condition (a), consideration will be given to the use of rock pick machines and may be approved by Council subject to:-

 

(1)        A Geotechnical Engineer's Report that indicates that the rock pick machine can be used without causing damage to the adjoining properties.

 

(2)        The report details the procedure to be followed in the use of the rock pick machine and all precautions to be taken to ensure damage does not occur to adjoining properties.

 

(3)        With the permission of the adjoining owners and occupiers comprehensive internal and external photographs are to be taken of the adjoining premises for evidence of any cracking and the general state of the premises PRIOR TO ANY WORK COMMENCING.  Where approval of the owners/occupiers is refused they be advised of their possible diminished ability to seek damages (if any) from the developers and where such permission is still refused Council may exercise its discretion to grant approval.

 

(4)        The Geotechnical Engineer supervises the work and the work has been carried out in terms of the procedure laid down.

 

            COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS CONDITION MUST BE SATISFIED PRIOR TO THE ISSUE OF THE CONSTRUCTION             CERTIFICATE.

 

43.       (68) An automatic fire detection and alarm system, designed to ensure the occupants are given adequate warning so they can evacuate the building in an emergency, must be installed in the dwelling.

 

            This requirement is satisfied by:-

 

(a)        Smoke alarms installed in—

            (i)         Class 1a buildings in accordance with 3.7.2.3 of the Building Code of Australia; and

 

            (ii)        in Class 1b buildings in accordance with 3.7.2.4 and 3.7.2.5 of the Building Code of Australia

(b)        Smoke alarms complying with AS 3786.

(c)        Smoke alarms connected to the consumer mains power where consumer power is supplied to the building.

 

Location – Class 1a buildings (dwellings)

 

Smoke alarms must be installed in a Class 1a building on or near the ceiling in—

 

(a)        any storey containing bedrooms—

            (i)         between each part of the dwelling containing bedrooms and the remainder of the dwelling; and

            (ii)        where bedrooms are served by a hallway, in that hallway; and

(b)        any other storey not containing bedrooms.

 

44.       (70) Protection of the dwelling against subterranean termites must be carried out in accordance with AS.3660.

 

45.       (72) The demolition works being confined within the boundaries of the site.

 

46.       (73) The site being cleared of all debris and left in a clean and tidy condition at the completion of all works.

 

47.       (74) All demolition works being completed within a period of three (3) months from the date of commencement.

 

48.       (76) All machinery used on the site during demolition shall have a noise emission no greater than 75dB(A) when measured at a radius of 7.0 metres from the specified item.

 

49.       (77) All spillage deposited on the footpaths or roadways to be removed at the completion of each days work.

 

50.       (78) The site being properly fenced to prevent access of unauthorised persons outside of working hours.

 

51.       (79) Compliance with Australian Standard 2601 - The Demolition of Structures.

 

52.       (87) Council’s verge in front of the site to be kept clear and trafficable at all times.

 

53.       (103)  Floor wastes connected to an approved sanitary fitting are to be provided to all bathrooms, laundries and w.c's.

 

54.       (122) All rooms being provided with light and ventilation in accordance with the requirements of the Building Code of Australia.

 

55.       (130)  Compliance with the Waste Management Plan submitted under this application.

 

56.       (132)  It should be understood that this consent in no way relieves the owners or applicant from any obligation to obtain any other approval which may be required under any covenant affecting the land or otherwise nor relieve a person from the legal civil consequences of not complying with any such covenant.

 

57.       (138) All overflow water and drainage including backwash from filter washing from the swimming pool must be directed to the sewer in accordance with Sydney Water's requirements.

 

58.       (141) Long Service Levy  Compliance with Section 109F of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979; payment of the Long Service Levy payable under Section 34 of the Building and Construction Industry Long Service Payments Act 1986 (or, where such a levy is payable by instalments, the first instalment of the levy) – All building works in excess of $25,000 are subject to the payment of a Long Service Levy at the rate of 0.35%.

 

COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS CONDITION MUST BE SATISFIED PRIOR TO THE ISSUE OF THE CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE.

 

59.       (142) BASIX - Compliance with all the conditions of the BASIX Certificate lodged with Council as part of this application.

 

60.       (143) Prior to the issue of an Occupation Certificate, the applicant must make written application to Council for the provision of domestic waste services.

 

Landscape

 

61.       (300)  A Tree Preservation Order applies in the Lane Cove local government area. The Order prohibits the cutting or removal of any tree except with the consent of Council, which must be strictly and fully complied with, and the penalty for contravention of this Order is up to one million, one hundred thousand ($1,100,000).  The co-operation of all residents is sought in the preservation of the bushland character of the Municipality.  All enquiries concerning the Tree Preservation Order must be made at the Council Chambers, Lane Cove.

 

62.       (301)  Prior to any works commencing on site a Tree Preservation Order Work Authority must be obtained to remove or prune those trees identified on the approved plans to be removed or pruned for construction.

 

63.       (303)  There must be no stockpiling of topsoil, sand, aggregate, spoil or any other construction material or building rubbish on any nature strip, footpath, road or public open space park or reserve.

 

64.       (305)  All Aboriginal sites and relics in NSW are protected under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1974.  If during the course of construction an Aboriginal site or relic is uncovered, works must cease and the Metropolitan Local Aboriginal Lands Council and the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service must be notified immediately.

 

65.       (306) All materials brought onto the site must be weed free.

 

66.       (307a)  Any weeds listed under the Noxious Weeds Act must be continually eradicated ensuring there is no re-establishment.  Refer to council’s website www.lanecove.nsw.gov.au for further information.

 

67.       (308)  Rubbish must be stored in a locked container / cage.  Any building rubbish that is not contained must be cleaned up immediately, including the immediate worksite, surrounding area and/or public open space.

 

68.       All existing trees on the site must be retained and protected for the duration of the proposed development.

 

69.       (317) A 1.8 m high fence of chain mesh shall be erected a radial distance of not less than 2.4m from the trunk of the Banksia street tree to be retained and protected.  The fenced area shall not be used for the storage of building materials, machinery, site sheds, or for advertising and the soil levels within the fenced area shall remain undisturbed.

 

70.       A 1.8 m high fence of chain mesh shall be erected west of the existing pedestrian path leading to the house. The tree protection zone shall enclose all trees in the northwest section of the front yard including the Macadamia tree adjacent to the driveway. The fenced area shall not be used for the storage of building materials, machinery, site sheds, or for advertising and the soil levels within the fenced area shall remain undisturbed.

 

71.       The Rhododendron tree in the centre of the rear yard must be retained. A 1.8m high fence of chain mesh shall enclose the entire tree. The fenced area shall not be used for the storage of building materials, machinery, site sheds, or for advertising and the soil levels within the fenced area shall remain undisturbed.

 

72.       A waterproof sign must be placed on each tree protection zone stating ‘NO ENTRY TREE PROTECTION ZONE – this fence and sign are not to be removed or relocated for the work duration.’  Minimum size of the sign is to be A3 portrait with NO ENTRY TREE PROTECTION ZONE in capital Arial Font size 100, and the rest of the text in Arial font size 65.

 

            Such fencing and signage must be erected PRIOR TO THE ISSUE OF THE CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE including demolition or site preparation and remain in place for the duration of the construction work. 

 

73.       (347) All tree protection measures must be in place PRIOR TO THE ISSUE OF THE CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE including demolition and site preparation. The tree protection measures shall be to the satisfaction of and certified by Council’s Tree Assessment Officer. No further site works may take place until this tree protection certification has been obtained and a copy forwarded to the accredited certifier and Council. All tree protection measures shall remain in place for the duration of the development including construction of the driveway crossing.

 

74.       (354)  Footing, trench, or excavation that is within 3 meters of any tree (>150mm Diameter at Breast Height or 4meters in height), or within 5 times the trunks Diameter at Breast Height of all trees including trees on neighbouring properties must be dug by hand with no roots greater than 25mm diameter to be severed or damaged.

 

75.       (365)  There must be no soil disturbance, including any activities associated with the construction within the tree protection zone located in the northwest corner of the allotment.  With exception for the pedestrian pathway where excavation using hand held tools only for pier holes is permitted. No roots greater than 25mm diameters shall be cut or severed during any such excavation.

 

76.       (321)  There must not be any access through the adjacent park/reserve to carry out any building works, storage of materials, storage of soil or storage of rubbish during construction.

 

77.       (332)  During construction / landscaping the designated Environmental Protection area within the property and adjacent public bushland area must be kept clean of all building materials and rubbish.  Any rubbish that is blown into these areas must be immediately cleaned up.

 

78.       (335)  All outside lighting must be appropriately baffled to minimise light pollution into the bushland area and neighbouring properties.

 

79.       (381)  Screen planting is required along the west boundary line at the rear of the allotment adjacent to the footprint of the proposed house and ending at RL 15.74.  These plants must be healthy, good quality nursery stock, grown to at least 25 L pot size, being free of girdling roots and other defects and have a height at maturity of not less than 2m and not more than 3m.  Residents are strongly encouraged to use local native plant species in their gardens.  A species list of local native plants suitable for gardens is available from Council.

 

80.       In order to reduce the impact on adjoining bushland, the dispersal trench is to be relocated adjacent to the feature wall located between RL 14.73 and RL 14.99.  PLANS ARE TO BE AMENDED TO COMPLY PRIOR TO THE ISSUE OF A CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE.

 

General engineering conditions

81.       (A1) Design and Construction Standards:  All engineering plans and work shall be carried out in accordance with Council’s standards and relevant development control plans except as amended by other conditions.

 

82.       (A2) Materials on Roads and Footpaths: Where the applicant requires the use of Council land for placement of building waste, skips or storing materials a “Building waste containers or materials in a public place” application form is to be lodged. Council land is not to be occupied or used for storage until such application is approved. 

 

83.       (A3) Works on Council Property: Separate application shall be made to Council's Urban Services Division for approval to complete, any associated works on Council property.  This shall include vehicular crossings, footpaths, drainage works, kerb and guttering, brick paving, restorations and any miscellaneous works. Applications shall be submitted prior to the start of any works on Council property.

 

84.       (A4) Permit to Stand Plant: Where the applicant requires the use of construction plant on the public road reservation, an “Application for Standing Plant Permit” shall be made to Council. Applications shall be submitted and approved prior to the start of any related works. Note: allow 2 working days for approval.

 

85.       (A5) Restoration: Public areas must be maintained in a safe condition at all times. Restoration of disturbed Council land is the responsibility of the applicant. All costs associated with restoration of public land will be borne by the applicant.

 

86.       (A6) Public Utility Relocation: If any public services are to be adjusted, as a result of the development, the applicant is to arrange with the relevant public utility authority the alteration or removal of those affected services. All costs associated with the relocation or removal of services shall be borne by the applicant.

 

87.       (A7) Pedestrian Access Maintained: Pedestrian access, including disabled and pram access, is to be maintained throughout the course of the construction as per AS-1742.3, ’Part 3 - Traffic control devices for works on roads’.

 

88.       (A8) Council Drainage Infrastructure: The proposed construction shall not encroach onto any existing Council stormwater line or drainage easement. If a Council stormwater line is located on the property during construction, Council is to be immediately notified. Where necessary the stormwater line is to be relocated to be clear of the proposed building works. All costs associated with the relocation of the stormwater line are to be borne by the applicant.

 

 

89.       (A9) Services Prior to any excavation works, the location and depth of all services must be ascertained. All costs associated with adjustment of the public utility will be borne by the applicant.

 

90.       (V3) Car parking: All parking and associated facilities are to be designed and constructed in accordance with AS 2890 Series.

 

91.       (R1) Rainwater Reuse Tanks: The proposed rainwater tank is to be installed in accordance with Council’s rainwater tank policy and relevant Australian standards.

 

Note:

 

§ Rainwater draining to the reuse tank is to drain from the roof surfaces only. No “on - ground” surfaces are to drain to the reuse tank.  “On - ground” surfaces are to drain via a separate system.

§ Mosquito protection & first flush device shall be fitted to the reuse tank.

§ The overflow from the rainwater reuse tank is to drain by gravity to the receiving system.

 

92.       (S1) Stormwater requirement Stormwater runoff from all impervious areas shall be collected and disposed of using the following mechanism:

·     All impervious areas to drain to a dispersal system

·     An environmental pollution control pit is to be installed just prior to the connection to the dispersal system.

 

The design and construction of the drainage system is to fully comply with, AS-3500 and Council's DCP-Stormwater Management. The design shall ensure that the development, either during construction or upon completion, does not impede or divert natural surface water so as to have an adverse impact upon adjoining properties.

 

Engineering conditions to be complied with prior to Construction Certificate

 

93.       (D3) Drainage Construction: The stormwater drainage on the site is to be constructed generally in accordance with plan 8015-C1.00 & C1.01, Revision A, dated September 2008 and as amended up to 12.9.08, prepared by Waddington Consulting Pty Ltd.

 

Certification by a suitably qualified engineer of the above plans is to be submitted to the Principle Certifying Authority stating that the design fully complies with, AS-3500 and Council's DCP-Stormwater Management. The plans and certification shall be submitted prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

The Principle Certifying Authority is to satisfy themselves of the adequacy of the certified plans for the purposes of construction. They are to determine what details, if any, are to be added to the construction certificate plans, in order for the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

94.       (B1) Council infrastructure damage bond: The applicant shall lodge with Council a $1000 cash bond or bank guarantee. The bond is to cover the repair of damage to Council's roads, footpaths, kerb and gutter, drainage or other assets as a result of the development. The bond will be released upon issuing of the Occupation Certificate. If Council determines that damage has occurred as a result of the development, the applicant will be required to repair the damage. Repairs are to be carried out within 90days from the notice. All repairs are to be carried in accordance with council’s requirements. The full bond will be retained if council’s requirements are not satisfied. Lodgement of this bond is required prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

95.       (C1) Erosion and Sediment Control Plan: An Erosion and Sediment Control Plan (ESCP) shall be prepared by a suitably qualified consultant in accordance with the guidelines set out in the manual “Managing Urban Stormwater, Soils and Construction Fourth Edition 2004 Volume 1’’ prepared by LANDCOM. The plan is to be submitted to the principal certifying authority to prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate 

 

96.       (V1) Proposed Vehicular Crossing: The proposed Vehicular crossing shall be constructed to the specifications and levels issued by Council. A ‘Construction of residential Vehicular Footpath Crossing’ application shall be submitted to Council prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate. All works associated with the construction of the crossing shall be completed prior to the issue of the Occupation Certificate. 

 

97.       (D1) Excavation greater than 1m: Where there are structures on adjoining properties including all Council infrastructures, located within 5 metres of the proposed excavation.

 

The applicant shall:-

 

(a)  seek independent advice from a suitably qualified engineer on the impact of the proposed excavations on the adjoining properties

(b)  detail what measures are to be taken to protect those properties from undermining  during construction

(c)  provide Council with a certificate from the engineer on the necessity and adequacy of  support for the adjoining properties.

 

The above matters are to be completed and documentation submitted to the principle certifying authority prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

(d)  Provide a dilapidation report of the adjoining properties and Council infrastructure. The dilapidation survey must be conducted prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate. The extent of the survey must cover the likely “zone of influence” that may arise due to excavation works, including dewatering and/or construction induced vibration. The dilapidation report must be prepared by a suitably qualified engineer.

 

A second dilapidation report, recording structural conditions of all structures originally assessed shall be submitted to the principle certifying authority prior to the issue of the Occupation Certificate.

 

All recommendations of the suitably qualified engineer are to be carried out during the course of excavation. The applicant must give at least seven (7) days notice to the owner and occupiers of the adjoining allotments before the excavation works commence.

 

Engineering condition to be complied with prior to commencement of construction

 

98.       (C2) Erosion and sediment control: The applicant shall install appropriate sediment control devices prior to the start of any works on the site. The devices are to be installed in accordance with the approved plan satisfying condition ‘(C1) Erosion and sediment control plan’. The devices shall be maintained during the construction period and replaced when necessary.

 

Engineering condition to be complied with prior to Occupation Certificate

99.       (M2) Certificate of Satisfactory Completion:  Certificates from a registered and licensed Plumber or a suitably qualified Engineer must be obtained for the following matters. The plumber is to provide a copy of their registration papers with the certificate. The relevant certificates are to be submitted to the principal certifying authority prior to issue of the Occupation Certificate.

 

·     Confirming that the site drainage system has been constructed in accordance with the relevant Australian Standards and Council’s DCP-Stormwater Management. 

 

 

For the Motion were Councillors Smith, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Longbottom and Palmer (Total 5).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

Environmental Services Division Report No. 5

SUBJECT: Delegated Authority Report - February 2009

 

DECISION UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY:

 

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Longbottom that the report be received and noted.

 

 

For the Motion were Councillors Smith, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Longbottom and Palmer (Total 5).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

 

 

CONFIRMATION OF MINUTES OF Planning and Building Committee Meeting - 2 MARCH 2009

 

DECISION UNDER DELEGATED AUTHORITY:

 

RESOLVED on the motion of Councillors Smith and Longbottom that the minutes of the Planning and Building Committee Meeting held on the 2 March 2009 be received and adopted.

 

 

For the Motion were Councillors Smith, Brooks-Horn, Forrest, Longbottom and Palmer (Total 5).

Against the Motion was Nil (Total 0).

CLOSE

 

The meeting closed at 8:36pm.

 

Confirmed at the Planning and Building Committee Meeting of 6th April 2009, at which meeting the signature herein is subscribed.

 

 

CHAIRPERSON

 

 

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MEETING FILE REF:  Document2