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Minutes

Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel Meeting

6 June 2017, 5:00pm

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Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel 6 June 2017

Minutes

 

 

PRESENT:                 Hon David Lloyd, Chairman, Mr Trevor Bly, Planning Expert, Mr David Johnson, Environmental Expert and Ms Mary Rawlings, Community Representative

 

ALSO PRESENT:      Mr Michael Mason, Executive Manager, Environmental Services, Mr Rajiv Shankar, Manager Development Assessment, Ms May Li, Senior Town Planner and Angela Panich, Panel Secretariat

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST:   Nil

 

WEBCASTING OF COUNCIL MEETING

The Chairperson advised those present that the Meeting was being webcast.

 

Officer Reports for Determination

 

2-20 Rosenthal Avenue, Lane Cove

 

 

DETERMINATION

 

That pursuant to Section 83B of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act, 1979, as amended, the Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel grants development consent to Development Application  DA47/2017 for the demolition of all existing structures, removal of all trees and site preparation works including excavation and construction of retaining walls on the following lots:

 

-        Lots 28-34 and 37 in DP 10155,

-        Lot 35 in DP 1109939,

-        Lot 2 in DP 870938,

-        Lot 1 in DP 182149,

-        Lot 1, in DP 80938, and

-        Land on Birdwood Lane and Rosenthal Avenue

and known as 2-20 Rosenthal Avenue, Lane Cove, subject to the following conditions:

 

General Conditions

 

1.         (20) That the development be strictly in accordance with the following drawings dated 05.04.2017, prepared by Scott Carver except as amended by the following conditions.

 

-        Site Plan, DA 02, Issue A, dated 2015-11-23;

-        Allotment & Contour Plan, DA 03, issue, dated 2015-11-23;

-        Basement Carpark Level B3 Plan, AR-DA097, Rev 2;

-        Basement Carpark Level B2 Plan, AR-DA098, Rev 2;

-        Basement Carpark Level B1 Plan, AR-DA099, Rev 2;

-        Carpark Entry & Dock Level Plan, AR-DA100, Rev 2;

-        Retails Level Plan (Level 1), AR-DA101, Rev 2;

-        Park Level Plan (Level 2), AR-DA102, Rev 2;

-        Sections, AR-DA211, Rev 2;

-        Notification Plan & Section, AR-DA301, Rev 1;

-        Erosion & Sediment Control Plan, C02, Rev D, dated 15.03.17;

-        Shoring Plan – sheet of 2, S0101, Rev P7, dated 12.04.17;

-        Shoring Plan – Sheet 2 of 2, S0102, Rev P3, dated 12.04.17;

-        Shoring Elevations sheet 1 of 2, S0111, Rev P6, dated 12.04.17;

-        Shoring Elevations sheet 2 of 2, S0112, Rev P6, dated 12.04.17;

-        Shoring Details, S0121, Rev P2, dated 29.03.17.

 

2.         Two copies of a full archival recording including measured drawings and photographic survey of the interior and exterior of the site including the electricity substation, amenity block must be submitted to Council prior to the commencement of the commencement of the demolition.  These details are to be retained in Council’s Local History Section.

 

3.         The northern portion of the site shall maintain approximately 50% of car parking spaces during the initial stage of demolition. This portion of the site shall be retained as a public carpark as a phased development until excavation occurs. The trees located on this portion of the car park shall be retained until the time excavation is to occur.

 

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

 

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

 

6.         (11) The approved plans must be submitted to Sydney Water online approval portal “Sydney Water Tap In”, please refer to web site www.sydneywater.com.au. This is 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. An approval receipt with conditions shall be issued by Sydney Water (if determined to be satisfactory) and is to be submitted to the accredited certifier prior to the issue of a Construction Certificate.

 

7.         (17)  An Occupation Certificate being obtained from the Principal Certifying Authority before the occupation of the works.

 

8.         (24) A Section 73 Compliance Certificate under the Sydney Water Act 1994 must be obtained from Sydney Water Corporation.

 

Application must be made through an authorised Water Servicing Coordinator.  Please refer to the “Your Business” section of the web site www.sydneywater.com.au then follow the “e-Developer” icon or telephone 13 20 92 for assistance.

 

Following application a “Notice of Requirements” will advise of water and sewer extensions to be built and charges to be paid.  Please make early contact with the Co-ordinator, since building of water/sewer extensions can be time consuming and may impact on other services and building, driveway or landscape design.

 

The Section 73 Certificate must be submitted to the Principal Certifying Authority prior to occupation of the development/release of the plan of subdivision.

 

 

9.         (35) Working Hours

 

All demolition, building construction work, including earthworks, deliveries of building materials to and from the site to be restricted as follows:-

 

Monday to Friday (inclusive)        7am to 5.30pm  High noise generating activities, including rock breaking and saw cutting must not be carried out continuously for longer than 3 hours without a 1 hour break.

 

Saturday                                        8am to 12 noon with NO excavation, haulage truck movement, rock picking, sawing, jack hammering or pile driving to be undertaken.  Failure to fully comply will result in the issue of a breach of consent P.I.N. 

 

Sunday                                          No work Sunday or any Public Holiday.

 

A Notice/Sign showing permitted working hours and types of work permitted during those hours, including the applicant’s phone number, project manager or site foreman, shall be displayed at the front of the site.

 

10.       (145) Critical concrete pours

 

      The applicant may apply to undertake critical concrete pours outside of normal working hours provided all of the following requirements are satisfied:

·           the submission, at least seven (7) working days prior to the critical concrete pour, to Council of an application along with the prescribed fee, in the prescribed Council form, that includes a written statement of intention to undertake a critical concrete pour and that also contains details of the critical concrete pour, the number of such pours required, their likely time duration, impact statement and how foreseeable impacts will be addressed (ie light spill/ noise/ traffic etc);

·           adjoining and nearby affected residents being notified in writing at least two (2) working days prior to the pour, and a copy of this notice to be provided to Council for review prior to issue;

·          no work and deliveries to be carried out before 7.00am and after 10pm; and

·           no work occurring on a Sunday or any Public Holiday.

 All other relevant requirements relating to critical concrete pours that are the subject of other conditions of this development consent remain relevant at all times.

Following any critical concrete pour, the applicant must advise Council in writing no later than seven (7) working days after the completion of the pour, what measures were actually undertaken by the applicant with a view to minimising any potential adverse impacts as a result of the pour, including but not limited to impacts with respect to noise, light spillage, and the positioning of the required vehicle(s), so that all related matters can be reviewed and any potential adverse events and/or impacts addressed in future critical concrete pours.

 

            NOTE:

·    There is a critical concrete pour application fee

·    A critical concrete pour application and prior approval is required

·    No work shall be undertaken outside standard working hours without prior written approval from Council.

·    Council reserves the right to refuse the application with or without reason.

 

11.       (38) All advertising signs/structures being the subject of a separate development application.

 

12.       (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.

 

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

 

14.       (67) 

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

 

(b)        Notwithstanding the prohibition under condition (a), the principal certifying authority may approve the use of rock pick machines providing that:-

 

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

 

15.       (72) The proposed works being confined within the boundaries of the site.

 

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

 

17.       (137)  Lane Cove Council charges a fee 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.

 

18.       (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 installments, the first installment 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.

 

Environmental Health Conditions

 

19.     (401) Demolition Works and Asbestos Removal/Disposal

 

The demolition of any existing structure is to be carried out in accordance with Australian Standards AS 2601-1991: The Demolition of Structures.  All vehicles leaving the site carrying demolition materials are to have the loads covered and are not to track any soil or waste materials into the road.  Pursuant to Section 27A of the Occupational Health and Safety Act 1983 “notification to Commence Demolition Work” form is to be submitted to Workcover at least seven days prior to work commencing.  All asbestos, hazardous and/or intractable wastes are to be disposed of in accordance with the Workcover Authority and EPA guidelines and requirements.  The asbestos must be removed by a bonded asbestos licensed operator.  Dockets/receipts verifying recycling/disposal must be kept and presented to Council when required.

 

20.     (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.

 

21.     (402) Dust Control

 

The following measures must be taken to control the emission of dust:

 

a)      Dust screens must be erected around the perimeter of the site and be kept in good repair for the duration of the work

b)     Any existing accumulations of dust (e.g. in ceiling voids and wall cavities) must be removed using an industrial vacuum cleaner fitted with a high efficiency particulate air (HEPA) filter

c)     All dusty surfaces must be wet down and any dust created must be suppressed by means of a fine water spray.  Water used for dust suppression must not be allowed to enter the street or stormwater system

d)     All stockpiles of materials that are likely to generate dust must be kept damp or covered

e)     Demolition work must not be carried out during high winds, which may cause dust to spread beyond the boundaries of the site.

 

22.       (403) Dust During Construction

 

 Dust suppression techniques are to be employed during works to reduce any potential nuisances to surrounding residences.

 

23.       (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.

 

 

24.       (404) Erosion and Sedimentation Controls – Major Works

 

  Erosion and sediment control devices are to be provided.  All devices are to be established prior to the commencement of engineering works and maintained for a minimum period of six months after the completion of all works unless Council agrees that future approved building works require removal.  Periodic maintenance of the erosion and sedimentation control devices is to be undertaken to ensure their effectiveness.

 

25.       (406) Stabilised Access Point

 

  A stabilised all weather access point is to be provided prior to commencement of site works, and maintained throughout construction activities until the site is stabilised.  These requirements shall be in accordance with Managing Urban Stormwater – Soils and Construction produced by the NSW Department of Housing (blue Book)

 

26.       (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.

 

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

 

28.       Deleted

 

29.       (407) Site Water Management Plan

 

  A site water management plan is to be submitted to Council for approval.  The plan is required to be site specific and be in accordance with “Managing Urban Stormwater – Soils and Construction” (the blue book) produced by the NSW Department of Housing.

 

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

 

31.       (434) Litter Control

 

  A sufficient number of garbage bins must be provided on the premises for garbage disposal.  Such bins shall be made of impervious material and shall have close – fitting, vermin – proof, fly – proof lids.  All waste bins are to be stored in designated garbage/trade refuse areas which must be maintained in a satisfactory condition at all times and must not be stored in designated garbage/trade refuse areas which must be maintained in a satisfactory conditions at all times and must not be stored or permitted to overflow into car parking or gardens areas.

 

32.     Acoustic Barrier/Hoarding

 

-           A temporary noise barrier is to be constructed along the entire property boundary, prior to demolition and excavation of the site commencing, so as     to minimise noise impacts on the surrounding locality. Details of the method of construction for the noise barriers are to be submitted to  Council prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

33.      (447) Noise Monitoring

 

  Noise monitoring must be carried out by a qualified acoustical consultant if complaints are received, or if directed by Council, and any control measures recommended by the acoustical consultant must be implemented during the demolition work

 

34.       (466) Storage of Potentially Contaminated Soils

 

All stockpiles of potentially contaminated soil must be stored in an environmentally acceptable manner in a secure area on the site.

 

35.     (467) Assessment of Potentially Contaminated Soils

 

All stockpiles of potentially contaminated soil must be assessed in accordance with relevant NSW Environment Protection Authority guidelines, such as the publication titled Environmental Guidelines: Assessment, Classification and Management of Liquid and Non – Liquid Wastes (EPA, 1999).

 

36.     Construction Noise Management Plan

 

Works are to be undertaken in accordance with the recommendations of the Construction Noise Management Plan prepared by Pacific Environment Ltd, dated 20 April 2017 (Document reference number ACO-NW-21981B.

 

37.     Remediation Action Plan

 

Works are to be undertaken in accordance with the recommendations of the Remediation Action Plan prepared by DLA Environmental Services dated 21 April 2017 (Document Number DL4077_S006656).

 

Note: Council reserves the right to request a NSW EPA Site Auditor to be engaged to review documentation including (but not limited) the Stage 4 Validation and Site Monitoring Reports.

 

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

 

General Engineering Conditions

 

39.       (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.

 

40.       (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. 

 

41.       (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 proposed rock anchors, 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.

 

42.       (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.

 

43.       (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.

 

44.       (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.

 

45.       (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’.

 

46.       (A8) Council Drainage Infrastructure: The site is affected by an existing Council stormwater pipeline. This pipe line will require decommissioning prior to the commencement of any excavation within the zone of influence from the existing pipeline. Prior to decommissioning of the pipeline the new pipeline needs to be completed in accordance with the approved plans. All costs associated with the relocation of the stormwater line are to be borne by the applicant or builder not Council.

 

47.       (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.

 

48.       (B1) Council infrastructure damage bond: The applicant shall lodge with Council a $300,000 cash bond or bank guarantee. The bond is to cover the repair of damage or outstanding works 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 14 days 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. Lodgment of this bond is required prior to the commencement of any demolition works.

 

49.       (H3) Heavy Vehicle Duty Employee and Truck Cleanliness: The applicant shall

·    Inform in writing all contractors of Council’s requirements relating to truck cleanliness leaving the site.

·    Keep a register of all contactors that have been notified, the register is to be signed by each contractor. The register must be available for access by Council officers at all times.

·    Place an employee within close proximity of the site exit during site operation hours to ensure that all outgoing heavy vehicles comply with Council’s requirements. This employee shall liaise with heavy vehicle drivers and provide regular written updates to drivers on the conditions of entry to the subject site.

 

Those drivers who have been determined to continually not comply with Council’s requirements, either by the developer or authorised Council officers, shall not be permitted re-entry into the site for the duration of the project.

 

50.       (H4) Truck Shaker:  A truck shaker ramp must be provided at the construction exit point. Fences are to be erected to ensure vehicles cannot bypass the truck shaker. Sediment tracked onto the public roadway by vehicles leaving the subject site is to be swept up immediately.

 

51.       (H5) Covering Heavy Vehicle Loads: All vehicles transporting soil material to or from the subject site shall ensure that the entire load is covered by means of a tarpaulin or similar material. The vehicle driver shall be responsible for ensuring that dust or dirt particles are not deposited onto the roadway during transit. It is a requirement under the Protection of the Environment Operations (Waste) Regulation, 1996 to ensure that all loads are adequately covered, and this shall be strictly enforced by Council’s ordinance inspectors. Any breach of this legislation is subject to a “Penalty Infringement Notice” being issued to the drivers of those vehicles not in compliance with the regulations.

 

52.       (K2) Cast in Situ Drainage Pits: Any drainage pit within a road reserve, a Council easement, or that may be placed under Council’s control in the future, shall be constructed of cast in situ concrete and in accordance with Part O Council’s DCP- Stormwater Management.

 

53.       (S1) Stormwater Requirement: The following details need to be added to the amended stormwater design plans:

 

§ The minimum pipe grade shall be 1.0% for all pipes

§ Pits shall be provided at bends, changes in grades and every 30m along the pipeline.

§ All stormwater lines 450mm or larger are to have a maximum allowable change in direction of 45 degrees.

 

The design and construction of the drainage system is to fully comply with, AS-3500 and part O Council's DCP-Stormwater Management except for the minimum pipe grade detailed above. 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

 

54.       (D2) Drainage Plans Amendments: The stormwater drainage plan numbered 161260 sheet C05 Rev F and C07 Rev C prepared by TTW to be amended to reflect the above condition titled ‘Stormwater requirement’. The amended design is to be certified that it fully complies with, AS-3500 and part O Council's DCP-Stormwater Management; certification is to be by a suitably qualified engineer. The amended plan and certification shall be submitted to the Principal Certifying Authority prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

  The Principal Certifying Authority is to be satisfied that the amendments have been made in accordance with the conditional requirements and the amended plans are adequate 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.

 

55.       (T1) Design of Retaining Structures: All retaining structures greater than 1m in height are to be designed and certified for construction by a suitably qualified engineer. The structural design is to comply with, all relevant design codes and Australian Standards. The design and certification shall be submitted to the Principal Certifying Authority prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate

 

56.       (D2) Geotechnical Report: A geotechnical report is to be completed for the excavation and ground water impacts associated with this development. The Geotechnical Report and supporting information are to be prepared by a suitably qualified geotechnical engineer and be submitted to Principle Certifying Authority prior to issue of a Construction Certificate.

 

57.       (D3) Geotechnical Monitoring Program: Excavation works associated with the proposed development must be overseen and monitored by a suitably qualified engineer. A Geotechnical Monitoring Program shall be submitted to the principle certifying authority prior to issue of a Construction Certificate. The Geotechnical Monitoring Program must be produced by suitably qualified engineer ensuring that all geotechnical matters are regularly assessed during construction.

 

The Geotechnical Monitoring Program for the construction works must be in accordance with the recommendations of the Geotechnical Report and is to include

 

·    Recommended hold points to allow for inspection by a suitably qualified  engineer during the following construction procedures;

§ Excavation of the site (face of excavation, base, etc)

§ Installation and construction of temporary and permanent shoring/ retaining walls.

§ Foundation bearing conditions and footing construction.

§ Installation of sub-soil drainage.

·    Location, type and regularity of further geotechnical investigations and testing.

 

Excavation and construction works must be undertaken in accordance with the Geotechnical and Monitoring Program.

 

58.       (D4) Construction Methodology Report: There are structures on nearby properties that are deemed to be in the zone of influence of the proposed excavations. A suitably qualified engineer must prepare a Construction Methodology report demonstrating that the proposed excavation will have no adverse impact on any surrounding property and infrastructure. The report must be submitted to Principal Certifying Authority prior to issue of a Construction Certificate. The details must include a geotechnical report to determine the design parameters appropriate to the specific development and site.

 

The Report must include recommendations on appropriate construction techniques to ameliorate any potential adverse impacts.

The development works are to be undertaken in accordance with the recommendations of the Construction Methodology report.

 

59.       (D5) Dilapidation Report The applicant is to provide a dilapidation report of all properties and any of Councils infrastructure located within the zone of influence of the proposed excavation.

Dilapidation report must be conducted by a suitably qualified and registered engineer prior to the commencement of any demolition, excavation or construction works. The extent of the survey must cover the zone of influence that may arise due to excavation works, including dewatering and/or construction induced vibration. The Initial dilapidation report must be submitted to Principal Certifying Authority prior to issue of a Construction Certificate.

 

A second dilapidation report, recording structural conditions of all structures originally assessed prior to the commencement of works, must be carried out at the completion of the works and be submitted to Principle Certifying Authority prior to issue of an Occupation Certificate.

 

60.       (H1) Road Dilapidation Survey: The applicant shall prepare a dilapidation survey and a dilapidation report detailing the existing state of repair / condition of the road surfaces along Birdwood Avenue, Birdwood Lane and Rosenthal Avenue adjacent the site. The survey and report need to be submitted to the Council prior to the issue of the first Construction Certificate.  Following completion of construction of the development and prior to the issue of the first Occupation Certificate, the applicant is to prepare a second dilapidation survey and a dilapidation report that includes details of all changes and damage caused to the surface of the said public roads as a consequence truck movements associated with the construction of the development. The Council may apply funds realised from the security referred to in applicable condition to meet the cost of making good any damage caused to the surface of the said public road as a consequence truck movements associated with the construction of the development to which the consent relates. The dilapidation surveys and reports must be prepared by an engineer registered with the Institute of Engineers.

 

61.       (A11) Works Zone: A Traffic Construction Management Plan and an application for a Work Zone adjacent the development shall be submitted to Lane Cove Council for approval, prior to the commencement of the demolition and prior to any works that require construction vehicle and machinery movements to and from the site. If the development has access to a State Road, the Construction Management Plan and Works Zone need to be referred to RMS for approval. The approval of the Traffic Construction Management Plan and application for a Work Zone by Council’s Traffic Section must be submitted to the Principal Certifying Authority prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

62.       (K4) Council Inspection Requirements: The following items shall require Council inspections.

 

·    All the approved stormwater drainage works on Council property

 

Each item is to be inspected prior to the pouring of any concrete (formwork) and on completion of the construction. An initial site meeting is to be conducted with Council and the contractor prior to the commencement of any of the above works to allow for discussion of Council construction / setout requirements.

An Inspection fee of $1500.00 is to be paid prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.   

 

Engineering condition to be complied with prior to commencement of construction

 

63.       (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 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

 

64.       (M1) Stormwater System Engineering Certification: On completion of the drainage system on Council property, a suitably qualified engineer shall certify that the drainage system has been constructed in accordance with the approved plans, Part O Council’s DCP-Stormwater Management and AS-3500.The certification is to include a work as executed plan. The work as executed plan shall:

(a)  be signed by a registered surveyor, &

(b)  clearly show the surveyor’s name and the date of signature.

 

All documentation is to be submitted to the Principle Certifying Authority prior to the issue of the Occupation Certificate.

 

65.       (D6) Certification of Retaining Structures and Excavations: A suitably qualified engineer shall provide certification to the principal certifying authority that all retaining structures and excavations have been carried out in accordance with the relevant Australian Standards and Codes of Practice.

 

The certification and a complete record of inspections, testing and monitoring (with certifications) must be submitted to the principal certifying authority prior to the issue of the Occupation Certificate.

 

Traffic Management Conditions

 

66.       An amended Draft Construction Traffic Management Plan must be prepared and submitted to Council, publically exhibited for 14 days, and approved by Council prior to the issue of a Construction Certificate or prior to any works that require construction vehicle and machinery movements to and from the site.

 

67.       All traffic must be enter and exit the car park in a forward direction.  Any new driveway must be constructed in accordance with AS2890.2.

 

 

The decision of the panel was unanimous

  

The meeting closed at 6pm.

 

 

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