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Minutes

Lane Cove Local Planning Panel Meeting

7 September 2021

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Lane Cove Local Planning Panel 7 September 2021

Minutes

 

 

PRESENT:                             Hon David Lloyd, QC Chairman, Mr Kevin Hoffman, Planning Expert, Mr Graham Brown, Planning Expert, Ms Maria Linders, Community Representative

 

ALSO PRESENT:                  Mr Mark Brisby, Executive Manager, Environmental Services, Mr Rajiv Shankar, Manager Development Assessment, Mr Greg Samardzic, Senior Town Planner and Ms Angela Panich, Panel Secretary

 

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST:   Nil

 

WEBCASTING OF COUNCIL MEETING

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

 

Lane Cove Local Planning Panel Reports

 

16 Mars Road, Lane Cove West

 

RECOMMENDATION

 

That the Lane Cove Planning Panel at it’s meeting of 7 September 2021, approve the proposed variations to the Building Height and FSR development standards in Clause 4.3(2) & 4.4(2) in Lane Cove Local Environmental Plan 2009, as the applicant’s written request does adequately address the matters required to be demonstrated. The proposed development would be in the public interest because it is consistent with the objectives of the particular standards, the objectives for development in the zone and there are sufficient environmental planning grounds to justify the variations.

 

The Lane Cove Local Planning Panel, in exercising its duties as the consent authority, pursuant to Section 4.16(1)(b) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, approve the subject Development Application DA43/2021 for the warehouse building development on land at No. 16 Mars Road Lane Cove West subject to the following conditions:-

 

1.       That the development be strictly in accordance with Drawing Nos. DA100, 200 & 202 Revision 11, DA204 Issue 10 dated 15.06.21, DA203 & 300 Issue 10, DA101 Issue 1, DA201, 400 & 601-602 Issue 9, DA603 Issue 5 dated 16.03.21 prepared by SBA Architects and L-01-05E dated 29/07/21 prepared by Site Design+Studios.

 

         except as amended by the following conditions.

 

            In the event of any inconsistency between the approved plans and the supporting documentation, the approved plans prevail. Note: an inconsistency occurs between an approved plan and supporting documentation or between an approved plan and a condition when it is not possible to comply with both at the relevant time.

 

         Reason: To ensure all parties are aware of the approved plans and supporting

         documentation that applies to the development.

 

2.       No external combustible cladding is permitted.

 

 

 

 

3.      The hours of operation on the development are restricted to the following:-

 

Monday to Friday (inclusive)                    5.30am to 9pm

Saturday to Sunday                                  5.30am to 5pm

No work to be carried out on any public holidays.

 

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

 

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

 

            A Completion Certificate is to be issued by either the Principal Certifier or a qualified accredited Fire Safety Engineer, confirming that all identified Performance Solutions have been completed for the building PRIOR TO THE ISSUE OF A FINAL OCCUPATION CERTIFICATE.

 

6.         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.         An Occupation Certificate being obtained from the Principal Certifier before the occupation of the building.

 

8.         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 Certifier prior to occupation of the development/release of the plan of subdivision.

 

9.         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.       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.

 

11.       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.

 

12.       No goods or waste being stored externally to any warehouse unit.

 

13.       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.

 

14.       Prior to the commencement of any construction work associated with the development, the Applicant/Builder/Developer/Owner 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 Certifier;

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.

 

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

 

16.       Where Lane Cove Council is appointed as the Principal Certifier, 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)         All reinforcement prior to filling with concrete.

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

c)         Installation of steel beams and columns prior to covering.

d)         Waterproofing of wet areas.

e)         Stormwater drainage lines prior to backfilling.

f)          Completion.

 

17.       Structural Engineer's details being submitted PRIOR TO ISSUE OF CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE for the following:-

 

b)         retaining walls;

c)         footings;

d)         reinforced concrete work;

e)         structural steelwork;

f)          framing.

 

18.       A check survey certificate is to be submitted at the completion of:-

 

a.         The completion of works.

 

Note:   All levels are to relate to the reduced levels as noted on the approved architectural plans and should be cross-referenced to Australian Height Datum.

 

19.       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.

 

20.       The demolition works being confined within the boundaries of the site.

 

21.       All spillage deposited on the footpaths or roadways to be removed at the completion of each days work.

 

22.       The site being properly fenced to prevent access of unauthorised persons outside of working hours.

 

23.       Compliance with Australian Standard 2601 - The Demolition of Structures.

 

24.       An approved type of hoarding being erected along the street frontage.

 

25.       Compliance with the Waste Management Plan submitted along with the application.

 

26.       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.

 

27.       Long Service Levy  Compliance with Section 6.8 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.

 

26.       THE PAYMENT OF A CONTRIBUTION OF $769,338.75 TOWARDS TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT AND STREETSCAPE IMPROVEMENTS, OPEN SPACE AND RECREATION FACILITIES, DRAINAGE AND COMMUNITY FACILITIES. THE  CONTRIBUTION TO BE MADE PRIOR TO ISSUE OF A CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE AND TO BE AT THE CURRENT RATE AT TIME OF PAYMENT. NOTE:  PAYMENT MUST BE IN BANK CHEQUE.  PERSONAL CHEQUES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.

 

THE CONTRIBUTION IS BASED ON 8,189SQM (GFA) AT THE CURRENT CONTRIBUTION RATE (2021-2022) OF $45.42 SQM OF ADDITIONAL INDUSTRIAL FLOOR SPACE AND ON 2,853SQM (GFA) AT THE CURRENT CONTRIBUTION RATE (2021-2022) OF $139.29 SQM OF ADDITIONAL OFFICE FLOOR SPACE.

 

THIS CONTRIBUTION IS UNDER LANE COVE COUNCIL SECTION 94 CONTRIBUTIONS PLAN WHICH IS AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION AT THE CUSTOMER SERVICE COUNTER, LANE COVE COUNCIL, 48 LONGUEVILLE ROAD, LANE COVE.

 

29.       NSW Police Force Requirements: The development shall be carried out in accordance with the following:

·   The site will need to be clearly identified through a business name and street number and be visible from the street. This will enable all emergency services to locate the premises.

·   Appropriate signage is to be erected inside and around the perimeter of the building to warn of security treatments in place e.g. “This site is under 24 video surveillance”.

·   The front windows of the business are to remain free of clutter and promotional material so as not to restrict sightlines into and out of the premises.

·   All staff areas are to be clearly marked as such and physical barriers such as doors and gates are to be erected to prevent unauthorized entry.

·   Staff is to be provided with a secure area in which to store their personal effects whilst working.

·   Lighting in and around the proposed development should comply with Australian Standard AS:1158 and should provide for adequate, uniform illumination. External lighting should be of a ‘white light’ source. Note that high or low pressure sodium ‘orange’ lighting is not compatible with quality surveillance systems. Internal lighting should be controlled from staff only areas, away from public access. If this is not possible, use tamper-resistant switches. Luminaries (light covers) is to be designed to reduce opportunities for malicious damage. Internal after hours security lighting is to provide adequate illumination to allow inspection by security patrols.

·   Lighting needs to be positioned in a way to reduce opportunities for offenders to commit crime i.e. vandalism and graffiti. The lighting will also need to be sufficient to support images obtained from any CCTV footage. Please note that some low or high pressure lighting is not compatible with surveillance systems.

·   Doors is to be of solid construction and should be fitted with quality deadlock sets that comply with the Building Code of Australia and Australian Standards – Lock Sets AS:4145.

·   Windows within the businesses is to be of solid construction. These windows is to be fitted with quality window lock sets that comply with the Australian Standards – Lock Sets AS:4145. Glass within doors and windows are to be reinforced to restrict unauthorised access. The glass can be either fitted with a shatter-resistant film or laminated to withstand physical attacks.

·   An electronic surveillance system is to be included to provide for maximum surveillance of all areas of the warehouse including entry/exits and areas where cash is either kept or handled. Cameras is also to cover public footpath areas around the premises. The system should be capable of recording high-quality images of events. The recording equipment should be locked away to reduce the likelihood of tampering. Monitors should be placed in the office area to allow the manager to view all areas under camera surveillance.

·   An intruder alarm system is to be designed and installed to the Australian Standard – Domestic & Commercial Alarm Systems to enhance the physical security of the premises.

·   An emergency control and evacuation plan should be implemented within the building. Management and staff are to be trained in the execution of the plan in emergency situations.

·   All recording made by the CCTV system should be stored for at least 30 days and ensure that the system is accessible by at least one staff member at all times it is in operation, and provide any recordings made by the system to a police officer or inspector within 24 hours of any lawful requirement by a police officer or inspector. The CCTV cameras will need to be placed in suitable locations to enhance the physical security and assist in positively identifying any individual who may be involved in in criminal behaviour.

·   The CCTV footage is also to cove the car parking facilities. Park smarter signage is to be displayed in this area to warn/educate motorists to secure their vehicles and not leave valuable items visible in their cars. The car park will also to have adequate lighting.

·   Wheelchair access (ramp) should at no time be blocked or impede access to anyone with a disability.

·   The landscaping design around the site needs to be free from potential hiding places and provide sightlines throughout the site and into any surrounding areas such as car parks. Trees and shrubs are to be maintained regularly to reduce concealment opportunities and increase visibility. Avoid the use of landscaping materials which could when mature serves as screens or barriers to impede views.

 

Where relevant, the amendments are to be shown on the Construction Certificate drawings prior to the issue of a Construction Certificate to the satisfaction of the Principal Certifier. The security measures specified in this condition are to be installed prior to the issue of an Occupation Certificate and are to be maintained for the life of the development.

 

30.     NSW Rural Fire Service Requirements: The development shall be carried out in accordance with the following:

·   New construction must comply with Sections 3 and 5 (BAL 12.5) Australian Standard AS3959-2018 Construction of buildings in bush fireprone areas or NASH Standard (1.7.14 updated) National Standard Steel framed construction in bushfire areas - 2014 as appropriate and Section 7.5 of Planning for bush fire protection 2019.

·   A bushfire emergency management and evacuation plan must be prepared and be consistent with the NSW RFS document: A guide to developing a bush fire emergency management and evacuation plan. The plan is to include planning for the early relocation of occupants. A copy of the plan is to be provided to the Local Emergency Management Committee for its information prior to occupation of the development.

 

31.       Accessibility: The development is to be carried out in accordance with the following:

·   Compliance with the submitted Accessibility Assessment Report dated 15 April 2021 prepared by City Plan.

·   All areas of the building are required to be accessible including the kitchens and officers.

·   The lift is to meet AS 1735.12.1999.

·   The main entrance requires to meet required measurements under the relevant Australian Standards.

·   The accessible toilets are required to meet AS 1428.

·   Ambulant toilets are to meet the requirements of AS1428.1 for Office 2.

·   Details of the gradient ramp from the street at the main entrance is required to ensure it is 1:14.

·   Provision of TGSI and handrails are required to be provided.

 

Tree Management Conditions

 

32.       Lane Cove Council regulates the Preservation of Trees and Vegetation in the Lane Cove  local government area in accordance with State Environmental Planning Policy (Vegetation in non-rural areas) 2017. Part 2 Section 7(1) of the SEPP states “A person must not clear  vegetation in any non-rural area of the State to which Part 3 applies without the authority  conferred by a permit granted by the council under that Part.” Clearing of vegetation includes “a) cut down, fell, uproot, kill, poison, ringbark, burn or otherwise destroy the vegetation, or b) lop or otherwise remove a substantial part of the vegetation.” Removal of trees or vegetation protected by the regulation is an offence against the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (NSW). The maximum penalty that may be imposed in respect to any such offence is $1,100,000.

 

           Reason: To protect the natural environment.

 

33.    Trees 1 to 10 inclusive as identified in the Arborist report prepared by Jacksons Nature works dated September 2020 are to be retained and protected for the life of the development.

 

           Reason: To protect the natural environment.

 

34.      Trees 1, 2 and 3 are to be protected by installing 1.8 metre galvanised site fencing to isolate  the trees at a radius not less than four (4) metres radius measured from the centre of each tree trunk. One fence is to isolate all three trees.

 

           Reason: To protect the natural environment.

 

35.      Trees 4, 5 and 6 are to be protected by installing 1.8 metre galvanised site fencing to isolate  the trees at a radius not less than six (6) metres radius measured from the centre of each tree trunk. One fence is to isolate all three trees. Fencing requirements apply to the grass area to the north and east of the trees, fencing does not need to be installed over existing hard surfaces.

 

            Reason: To protect the natural environment.

 

36.       Trees 7, 8, 9 and 10 are to be protected by installing trunk wraps in accordance with AS4970 Protection of Trees on Development Sites (2009) and the Arborist report prepared by Jacksons Nature works dated September 2020.

 

            Reason: To protect the natural environment.

 

37.     The two Council owned E. resinifera located on the Sirius road frontage are to be protected by installing trunk wraps in accordance with AS4970 Protection of Trees on Development Sites (2009) and the Arborist report prepared by Jacksons Nature works dated September 2020.

 

            Reason: To protect the natural environment.

 

38.   All tree protection measures are to be installed and approved in writing. The certification is to be submitted to the Principal Certifier prior to the commencement of any works on site.

 

           Reason: To protect the natural environment.

 

39.       Pursuant to Section 80A(6)(a) and (7) of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act  1979, the applicant must, prior to the issue of the construction certificate, provide security in  the amount of $10,000 (by way of cash deposit with the Council, or a guarantee satisfactory to the Council) for the payment of the cost of making good any damage caused, as a  consequence of the doing of anything to which this development consent relates, to two E  resinifera trees located on the Sirius Road frontage. This bond may be forfeited in the event of damages to any of these trees because of the development works as determined by Council’s Tree Management Officer, at a minimum the cost of replacing the tree including labour will be deducted from the bond. The applicant shall contact Council to have the street tree inspected following issue of the Occupation Certificate.

           Reason: To protect the natural environment.

40.       All proposed stormwater pipes, pits, services and sediment control barriers are to be installed outside of all retained trees Tree Protection Zone areas.

 

            Reason: To protect the natural environment.

 

41.   The project Arborist may amend tree protection methods specified in this development consent on the provision substitute protection is compliant with Australian Standard 4970  Protection of Trees on Development Sites (2009) and the substitute is specified in writing by  the project Arborist. A copy of the certification is to be submitted to the Principal Certifier and Council prior to the tree protection being amended.

 

             Reason: To maintain tree protection standards.

 

42.      This condition of consent gives approval for the reduction pruning of trees 5 and 7 and 8 in accordance with the Arborist Report prepared by Jacksons nature works dated September  2020, page 6 plate 2. No other trees are approved to be pruned to facilitate the development. All pruning works are to be directly supervised by the project Arborist who is to provide certification the pruning has been carried out according to the report. Pruning works are to be carried out by an Arborist with a minimum AQF Leve 3 qualification.

 

            Reason: To protect the natural environment.

 

43.       A Project Arborist of minimal AQF Level 5 qualification is to be appointed prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate to oversee/monitor trees condition during construction and sign off on tree protection measures. Trees are to be monitored throughout construction and a certificate produced upon completion demonstrating the trees have been maintained in good condition. All certificates are to be available to the Principal Certifier within five days of site attendance and must be available to council immediately upon request; failure to produce the latest certificate will be considered a breach of conditions. Final certification is to be submitted to the Principal Certifier prior to the issue of Occupation Certificate.

            Reason: To provide monitoring to retained trees to minimise development impact.

44.      Footing, trench or excavation that is within the Tree protection Zone of any retained trees must be carried out under the guidance of the Project Arborist and using non-destructive techniques. No tree roots greater than 40mm diameter to be pruned unless approved by the Project Arborist. All roots are to be pruned and documented by the Project Arborist then  submitted with the final certificate of compliance upon completion of the project. Prior to the issue of Occupation Certificate. Once Complete and roots have been pruned clear of the area, civil machinery may resume excavation from outside of the tree protection zone.

 

             Reason: To minimise the development impact on retained trees.

 

45.       No level changes greater than 150 millimetres are to occur within the Tree protection Zones  of any retrained trees unless approved in writing by the project Arborist.

 

            Reason: To minimise development impacts on retained trees.

 

46.     The Project Arborist is to submit a statement upon completion of the development that all  retained trees have been maintained in a healthy, viable condition. The statement is also to  recommend remedial advice for trees post construction to mitigate construction impacts long term. The statement is to be submitted to and approved by the Principal Certifier Prior to the issue of the Occupation Certificate.

            Reason: To provide monitoring to retained trees to minimise development impact.

General Engineering Conditions

47.    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.

 

  Reason:  To ensure all works are in accordance with Council’s requirements.

 

48.    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.

 

   Reason: To ensure public safety and amenity.

 

49.       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 hoarding applications, 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.

 

   Reason: To ensure public works are carried out in accordance with Council’s requirements.

 

50.     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.appplications shall be submitted and approved prior to the start of any related works. Note: allow 2 working days for approval.

 

   Reason: To ensure public safety.

 

51.    Restoration: Public areas must be maintained in a safe condition always. Restoration of disturbed Council land and assets is the responsibility of the applicant. All costs associated with restoration of public land will be borne by the applicant.

 

            Reason:  To maintain Council infrastructure.

 

52.      Public Utility Relocation: If any public services are to be adjusted, because 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.

 

            Reason:  To protect, maintain and provide utility services.

 

53.       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’.

 

             Reason:   To ensure pedestrian access is maintained.

 

54.       Council Drainage Infrastructure: The proposed construction shall not encroach onto any existing Council stormwater line or drainage easement unless approved by Council. 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 reconstructed or relocated to be clear of the proposed building works. Developer must lodge Stormwater Inspection Application form to Council. All costs associated with the reconstruction or relocation of the stormwater line are to be borne by the  applicant. Applicant is not permitted to carry out any works on existing Council and private stormwater pipe lines without Council’s approval.

 

             Reason:  To protect public infrastructure.

 

55.       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.

 

           Reason:   To protect and maintain infrastructure assets.

 

56.     Boundary Levels: The levels of the street alignment shall be obtained from Council. These levels are to be incorporated into the design of the internal pavements, car parking, landscaping, driveway and stormwater drainage plans and shall be obtained prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.  

 

  Applicant has to lodge Vehicular Crossing Application form with application fee as shown in the form.

 

  Reason:   To provide consistent street alignment levels.

 

57.     Work Zone: A Construction Traffic Management Plan and an application for a Work Zone  adjacent the development shall be submitted to Lane Cove Council or determination, 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 Work 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.  

 

   Reason:  To provide safer working environment and minimize interruption to pedestrians and motorists.

 

 

Engineering conditions to be complied with prior to Construction Certificate

 

58.    Council Infrastructure Damage Bond: The applicant shall lodge with Council a $90,000.00  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 because of the development. The bond will be released upon issuing of the Occupation Certificate. If Council determines that damage has occurred because 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’srequirements are not satisfied. Lodgement of this bond is required prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

  Reason:   To protect and maintain public infrastructure.

 

59.    Excavation Greater Than 1m depth: Where there are structures on adjoining properties including all Council infrastructures, located within 5 meters of the proposed excavation.

The applicant shall: -

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

·   detail what measures are to be taken to protect those properties from undermining during construction

·   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 principal certifying authority prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.

·   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 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.

 

Reason:    To protect surrounding properties and identify vulnerable structures.

 

60.     Drainage Plans New: A stormwater drainage plan prepared and certified by a suitably qualified engineer is to be submitted to the Principal Certifying Authority prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate. The design is to be certified that it fully complies with, AS-3500 and Part O, Council's DCP-Stormwater Management.

 

           Reason:          To maintain the stormwater management of the property.

 

61.  Drainage Plans Amendments: The stormwater drainage plan prepared by Sparks+Partners, reference No: 20083, revision 2 and dated on September 2020 is to be amended as detailed below by a qualified practising hydraulic engineer and certified by him/her. This amended plan shall show full details of new pipe network amended as follows and satisfying part O of the Council’s stormwater DCP;

·   The detailed design of the OSD is required. As per site topography and slopes towards intersection of Lincoln St/Sirius Rd, the proposed OSD tank shall be relocated towards this low point.

·   The OSD calculation shall be based on the calculation shown in Appendix 14 in part O of Council stormwater DCP.

·   Discharge control pit in OSD shall have sump(200mm)

·   CCTV reports of the existing pipe system around the site are to be submitted to Council prior to the construction starts and after completion of construction work.

·   Proposed drainage system should show pipe sizes and invert levels up to connection point; confirming pipe system satisfies part O of Council’ storm water DCP.

·   Clean out pits are required at all low points of charged drainage line if charged pipe system is proposed.

·   Sediment control fence shall be placed around the construction site and shown in plan

·   One silt arrester pit with mesh (RH3030) and sump(200mm) as shown in section 3.4.1 of Part O of Council DCP is required within the site, at start of the discharge pipe to Council system.

·   Seepage agg line drainage line is required in upstream of the dwelling, retaining walls and around basement car park and connected to proposed drainage system.

·   The kerb/pit connection pipe shall be designed for gravity discharge only and no charged pipe line allowed between fence line and connection point at kerb.

·   The discharge pipes shall be 300mm away from edge of driveway wing and complied with section 4.1 in Council DCP

·   By considering pipe sizes and pipe conditions, Council recommends improving existing pipe system in Sirius Road and Lincoln Street satisfying Council’s DCP to accommodate future stormwater from this proposal.

·   The proposed relocation of pipe system in Lincoln Street shall be relocated to opposite side of Lincoln Street.

·   A plan with longitudinal section of the proposed pipe system on streets with relevant calculations are required for further assessment and/or approval. This plan should show pipe sizes, invert levels and existing surface levels to confirm that the pipe system satisfies Council’s DCP.

·   A gross pollutant trap suitable for this site needs to be designed and added to the amended plans within the property boundary prior to the connection to the street system. The details of this GPT shall be shown in stormwater plan. The access to the GPT for future maintenance is required.

·    The pump out system in basement shall satisfy section 5.4 of part O of Council’s stormwater DCP. The full details of the hydraulic calculation for pump out system shall be included in stormwater management plan submitted to Council.

·   The proposed basement shall be constructed with water-proof walls.

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, for the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

Reason:    To ensure the proposed stormwater designs meet and satisfy Part O, Council DCP.

 

62.    Geotechnical Report: A geotechnical report is to be completed for the excavation proposed for the 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.

 

Reason:     To protect the environment and required for any excavation greater than 2m.

 

63.    Drainage Construction: The stormwater drainage on the site is to be constructed generally in accordance with approved plan.

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

The Principal 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, for the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

Reason:    To maintain the stormwater management of the property.

 

64.   Construction Methodology Report: There are structures on neighbouring 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.

           

Reason:    To protect neighbouring properties.

 

65.       Dilapidation Report: The applicant is to provide a dilapidation report of all adjoining properties, roads and any of Councils infrastructure located within the zone of influence of the proposed excavation.

            Dilapidation report must be conducted by a suitably qualified 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.

 

            Reason:    To provide a record of public and private infrastructure.

 

 

66.        Dilapidation Report: The applicant is to provide a dilapidation report on the existing Council stormwater pipeline affecting this property.

                        The dilapidation report must be conducted by a suitably qualified person and a CCTV survey of the pipeline needs to be conducted. The Initial dilapidation report and CCTV footage 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.

 

            Reason:         To provide a record of Council’s drainage infrastructure.

 

67.       Road Dilapidation Survey: The applicant is to prepare a dilapidation survey and a dilapidation report that includes details of the existing state of repair / condition of the road surface of Sirius Road & Mars Road and provide that survey and report 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 cause to be prepared 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 movement associated with the construction of the development. The Council may apply funds from the security deposits paid in favour of this consent to meet the cost of making good any damage caused to the surface of the said public road as a consequence truck movement 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.

   Reason: To provide a record of Council’s infrastructure and protect them.

 

68.        Council Construction Requirements: The applicant shall construct/reconstruct the following to Council’s satisfaction;

·   New footpath adjacent the entire frontage of the site to Council’s satisfaction

·   New Kerb and Gutter along the entire frontage of the site to Council’s satisfaction

·   Construction of pedestrian access around the site

·   Construction of new street drainage system

·   Reinstate all adjustments to the road surfaces.

·   Reinstate all existing nature-strips with turf and soil on road reserve.

·   Reinstate all damages identified in dilapidation report

·   Reinstate all damages identified in CCTV report.

 

    Reason:   In accordance with Council’s requirements to restore site.

 

69.      A $200,000 cash bond or bank guarantee shall be lodged with Council to cover the satisfactory construction of the above requirements. Lodgement of this bond is required prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate. The Bond will be held for a period of six months after satisfactory completion of the works. All works shall be carried out prior to the issue of the Occupation Certificate. All costs associated with the construction of the above works are to be borne by the applicant.

 

            Reason:          In accordance with Council’s requirements to restore site.

 

70.       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.

 

            Reason: To ensure all works are in accordance with Council’s requirements.

 

71.       Council Inspection Requirements: The following items are to be inspected

 

·   Proposed stormwater connection to existing pipe in street

·   Proposed stormwater construction on Council streets

·   All footpath, kerb/gutter and landscaping works

·   Any adjustment works in Council road reserve 

 

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 / set out requirements.

 

An Inspection fee ($205 for one inspection) is to be paid prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

Reason:  To ensure completion of work satisfying Council.

 

72.      Positive Covenant Bond: The applicant shall lodge with Council a $1000.00 cash bond to cover  the registration of a Positive Covenant over the onsite detention system. Lodgement of this bond is  required prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate

 

           Reason:   To protect stormwater infrastructure and confirm future maintenance.

 

73.    On-Site Stormwater Detention System - Marker Plate:  The on-site detention system shall be indicated on the site by fixing a marker plate. This plate is to be of minimum size: 100mm x 75mm and is to be made from non-corrosive metal or 4mm thick laminated plastic. It is to be fixed in a prominent position to the nearest concrete or permanent surface or access grate.

           The wording on the marker plate is described in Council’s DCP-Stormwater management. An approved plate may be purchased from Council's customer service desk.

 

           Reason:   To ensure clear identification of onsite stormwater infrastructure.

 

74.   On-Site Stormwater Detention Tank: All access grates to the onsite stormwater detention tank are to be hinged and fitted with a locking bolt. Any tank greater than 1.2 m in depth must be fitted with step irons.

 

       Reason: To prevent unauthorised access and ensure safe access to stormwater infrastructure.

 

75.   Car Parking Certification: The plans and supporting calculations of the internal driveway, turning areas, ramps, garage opening widths, parking space dimensions and any associated vehicular manoeuvring facilities shall be submitted to the Principal Certifying Authority. 

 

         The plans shall be prepared and certified by a suitably qualified engineer. The design is to be certified that it fully complies with AS 2890 Series and Council's standards and specifications.

         The design and certification shall be submitted to the Principal Certifying Authority prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.  

 

         Reason:     To ensure compliance with Australian Standards and Council’s standards.

 

76.    Traffic Management Plan: Prior to submission to the principle certifying authority a traffic

          management plan is to be submitted to and approved by the following consent authorities,

 

·   Lane Cove Council

 

             The traffic management plan shall be prepared and certified by a suitably qualified person. The plan is to fully comply with AS-1742.3 and the consent authority’s requirements.

 

           The plans and certification shall be submitted to the Principal Certifying Authority prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

         Reason:   To ensure safety of pedestrian and motorist around work site.

 

77.     Temporary Footpath Crossing:  A temporary footpath crossing must be provided at the Vehicular access points. It is to be 1.5m in width, made of sections of hardwood with chamfered ends and strapped with hoop iron.

 

            Reason:  To ensure safety vehicular movement to and from site.

 

78.      Splay of Front Fence: The front fence is to have a 1x1m splay on both sides of the driveway to maintain pedestrian sight lines. Plans showing this amendment to the proposed design are to be submitted to the Principal Certifying Authority prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate; all associated works are to be completed prior to the issue of the Occupation Certificate.

 

           Reason:          To ensure good visibility.

 

79.       Car Parking and Driveway: All parking and associated facilities are to be designed to stop      road runoff entering the property and constructed in accordance with AS 2890.1.2004 “Off      Street Car Parking”. The driveway opening width along at the face of kerb is to be no wider      than 4.5m, in the interest of pedestrian safety. The driveway shall be 300mm away from      existing power pole and existing stormwater pit. The following plans shall be prepared and      certified by a suitably qualified engineer demonstrating:

- Longitudinal section along the extreme wheel paths of the driveway/access ramp at a scale of 1:20 demonstrating compliance with the scaping provisions of AS2890.1. It shall include all levels and grades, including those levels stipulated at boundary levels, both existing and proposed from the centre line of the roadway through to the parking area clearly demonstrated that the driveway complies with Australian Standards 2890.1-2004 “Off Street Car Parking”. This is to address the following;

·   Transitional grades in accordance with AS2890 to be provided.

·   If a gradient in excess of 25% is proposed, the engineer must certify that this design is safe and environmentally sustainable.

- Sections showing the clearance to the underside of any overhead structure demonstrating compliance with the clearance provisions of AS2890.1.

The design is to be certified that it fully complies with AS 2890 Series and Council's standards and specifications. The design and certification shall be submitted to the Principal Certifying Authority prior to the issue of the Construction Certificate.

 

Reason:    To ensure compliance with Australian Standards.

 

80.      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

 

           Reason: To ensure the safety and viability of the retaining structures onsite.

 

Engineering condition to be complied with prior to commencement of construction

 

81.    Erosion and Sediment Control: The applicant shall install appropriate sediment control devices prior to the start of any works on the site. The devices shall be maintained during the construction period and replaced when necessary.

 

  Reason:  To ensure worksite pollutions are controlled accordingly to protect the environment.

 

82.     Safety fence along the boundary of the property: Before commencement of any works, barrier or temporary fencing is to be provided along the full frontage of the property. This fence is for the safety of pedestrians on the public footpath.

 

  Reason:  To ensure safety of road and footpath users.

 

Engineering condition to be complied during construction

 

83.   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.

 

Reason:    To protect the environment.

 

84.     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.

 

           Reason:  To ensure worksite pollutions are controlled accordingly to protect the environment.

 

85.     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.

 

           Reason:   To protect the environment.

 

Engineering condition to be complied with prior to Occupation Certificate

 

86.     Stormwater System Engineering Certification: On completion of the drainage system 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 AS3500.The certification is to include a work as executed plan. The work as executed plan shall:

 

·   Be signed by a registered surveyor, &

·   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.

 

           Reason:  To ensure stormwater infrastructure has been installed in accordance with Australian Standards and Council’s requirements.

 

87.       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 any Occupation Certificate.

 

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

 

            Reason:  To ensure stormwater infrastructure is in accordance with Australian Standards and Council’s requirements.

 

88.       Engineering Certification: A suitably qualified engineer shall certify that following has been constructed in accordance with the approved plans and is within acceptable construction tolerances.

·   OSD

·   Pump out system

·   All repair works identified in Dilapidation report

·   Council assets improvement works

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

 

           Reason:          Statutory requirement.

 

89.       Engineering Note: All engineering compliance certificates are to contain the following declarations:

 

·   This certificate is supplied in relation to [INSERT PROPERTY ADDRESS]

·   [INSERT NAME OF ENGINEER AND COMPANY] have been responsible for the supervision of all the work nominated in (a) above.

·   I have carried out all tests and inspections necessary to declare that the work nominated in (a) above has been carried out in accordance with the approved plans, specifications, and the conditions of the development consent.

·   I have kept a signed record of all inspections and tests undertaken during the works and can supply the Principal Certifying Authority with a copy of such records and test results if and when required.

 

            Reason:         Statutory requirement.

 

90.       Positive Covenants OSD and/or Pump Out System:  Documents giving effect to the creation of a positive covenants over the on-site detention system and/or over the basement pump out system shall be registered on the title of the property prior to the issue of the Occupation Certificate. The wordings of the terms of the positive covenants shall be in  accordance with part O Council’s DCP-Stormwater Management.

 

            Reason:  To protect stormwater infrastructure and confirm future maintenance.

 

91.       Works as Executed Drawings for OSD:  A works as executed survey of the onsite detention facility will need to be prepared and certified to demonstrate that the OSD system functions as per the intention of the approved design. A suitably qualified engineer must certify that the construction system is satisfactory.

 

            Reason:         Statutory requirements.

 

92.       Redundant Gutter Crossing:  All redundant gutter and footpath crossings shall be removed, and the kerb, gutter and footpath reinstated to the satisfaction of Council’s Urban Services Division. These works shall be carried out prior to the issue of the Occupation Certificate.

 

            Reason:  To ensure Council’s footpath and nature strip is free from potential vehicular or other obstructions.

 

93.       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.

 

      Reason:    To ensure the structural integrity of the works.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Traffic & Parking

Car Parking

94.       The proposed Car Park design shall comply with AS 2890.1. This includes all parking spaces, ramps and aisles.

 

95.       All accessible car spaces in the car park are to be adequately signposted and line marked and provided in accordance with AS2890.6: 2009 including the adjacent shared space and the height clearance.

96.        All other aspects of the Car Parking areas are required to comply with AS 2890.2-2002 for Loading Facilities and Services Vehicles.

 

97.       The access to the car park shall comply with AS 2890.1-2004.

 

98.       Visibility requirements of the proposed access must comply with AS 2890.1-2004.

 

99.       All vehicles must front in/ front out to/ from the development.

 

100.     Small car spaces must form no more than 10% of the overall parking provision in public car parks.

 

101.  Small car parking, Car Share, car wash bay, motorcycle parking, retail parking, tenant parking, and resident parking to be sign posted and adequately line marked.

102.   The garbage collection and holding area is to be clearly signposted and line-marked, and provided in accordance with AS2890.2: 2002. On site garbage collection must be provided for with sufficient headroom and to allow the vehicle to enter and exit in a forward direction.

103.     A Loading Management Plan is to be submitted to Council prior to Occupational Certificate.

104.   While a permit parking scheme currently does not exist in the area, this development will not be eligible for any residential parking permits including visitor permits in the future if a new scheme is developed in the area.

Pedestrians / Cycling

 

105.   The Lane Cove Pedestrian Access and Mobility Program (PAMP) and Lane Cove Bicycle  plan encourages developments to improve pedestrian and cycling amenity within the area to  encourage walking and cycling within the Council area. All footpaths adjacent to the site and  within 25m, will need to be installed or upgraded ensuring a consistent width and surface  treatment. The minimum footpath width for all footpaths in the area is 1.8m and this should be clear of any obstructions including tree branches.

 

106.   All cycling racks and secure bike parking provided on-site must meet the minimum standards as outlined in Section 4.3 in Part R of the DCP and designed in accordance with AS 2890.3: 2015. Alternative designs that exceed the Australian Standards will also be considered appropriate.

            The bicycle facilities are to be clearly labelled, and advisory/directional signage is to be provided at appropriate locations.

·   Line markings should be provided to guide pedestrians to the lift in public car parking areas.

Public Transport

107.     A Sustainable Transport Action Plan (STrAP) showing the proposed mode shares, relevant bike routes, access to existing car-share spaces and bus route frequencies will need to be submitted and approved by the Traffic and Transport Department in Lane Cove Council prior to Occupation Certificate.

Works on Council Land

108.   Separate application shall be made to Council's Urban Services Division for approval to  complete, any associated works on Council property. Applications shall be submitted prior to the start of any works on Council property.

Construction Traffic Management Plan (CMP)

109.     A Construction Management Plan must be lodged with Council prior to the issuing of a Construction Certificate. As per DCP Part R, the Construction Management Plan should address (but not necessarily be limited too) issues related to the movement of construction vehicles to and from the site, safe access of construction vehicles, and any conflict with other road users in the street including public transport. Heavy vehicles will not be permitted to travel on local roads unless prior Council permission is obtained from Council’s Traffic section. Consultation with NSW Police, RMS and Transport for NSW / Sydney Buses will be required as part of preparation of the Construction Traffic Management Plan. 

            The Construction Management Plan should specify proposed Work/Construction Zones and the impact of the construction traffic activities to all road users including pedestrians and cyclists. The Construction Management Plan may contain issues requiring the attention and approval of the Lane Cove Traffic Committee (LTC). The Construction Management Plan should also assess and address the impact of construction vehicles travelling through the surrounding road network.

Demolition Traffic Management Plan.

110.    As a result of the site constraints, limited vehicle access and parking, a Demolition Traffic Management Plan (DTMP) and report if required shall be prepared by a Transport for NSW accredited person and submitted to and approved by Council prior to commencing any demolition work.

           The DTMP must: -

§ Make provision for all construction materials to be stored on site, at all times.

§ Specify construction truck routes and truck rates. Nominated truck routes are to be distributed over the surrounding road network where possible.

§ Provide for the movement of trucks to and from the site, and deliveries to the site. Temporary truck standing/ queuing locations in a public roadway/ domain in the vicinity of the site is not permitted unless a Works Zone is approved by Council.

§ Include a Traffic Control Plan prepared by an RMS accredited ticket holder for any activities involving the management of vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

§ Specify that a minimum seven (7) days notification must be provided to adjoining property owners prior to the implementation of any temporary traffic control measures.

Include a site plan showing the location of any site sheds, location of requested Work Zones, anticipated use of cranes, structures proposed on the footpath areas (hoardings, scaffolding or temporary shoring) and extent of tree protection zones around Council street trees.

Take into consideration the combined construction activities of other development in the surrounding area. To this end, the consultant preparing the DTMP must engage and consult with developers undertaking major development works within a 250m radius of the subject site to ensure that appropriate measures are in place to prevent the combined impact of construction activities. These communications must be documented and submitted to Council prior to work commencing on site.

The DTMP shall be prepared in accordance with relevant sections of Australian Standard 1742 – “Manual of Uniform Traffic Control Devices”, RMS’s Manual – “Traffic Control at Work Sites”.

                        NOTE:  This condition is to ensure public safety and minimise any impacts to the adjoining  pedestrian and vehicular traffic systems. The DTMP is intended to minimise impact of construction activities on the surrounding community, in terms of vehicle traffic (including traffic flow and parking) and pedestrian amenity adjacent the site.

 

Works Zones

 

111.    Due to requirements for safe traffic and pedestrian movement, loading or unloading of any vehicle or trailer carrying material associated with the development must not take place on the public road unless within an approved Works Zone.

            If the Works Zone is required, the developer must give the Council written notice of at least six (6) weeks prior to the date upon which use of the Works Zone will commence and the duration of the Works Zone approval shall be taken to commence from that date. All vehicle unloading/loading activities on a public roadway/footway are to be undertaken within an approved Works Zone.

Landscaping

Prior to the Issue of the Construction Certificate

112.    Tree Protection Measures

              To ensure the longevity and retention of existing trees on site, tree protection measures as outlined by the Project Arborist must be graphically represented on plans in addition to the new notation provided on the updated Landscape Plans (L-03E). This revision must be completed and provided to Councils Landscape Architect prior to the issue of the construction certificate.

 

            Reason: To ensure no damage occurs during construction to the existing trees onsite.

113.   Design amendments

           Before the issue of a construction certificate, the certifier must ensure the approved construction certificate plans (and specifications) detail the following required amendments to the approved plans and supporting documentation stamped by Council.

 

            Reason: To require minor amendments to the approved plans and supporting documentation following assessment of the development

 

114.    Construction site management plan

           Before the issue of a construction certificate, the applicant must ensure a construction site management plan is prepared before it is provided to and approved by the certifier.      

           The plan must include the following matters:

·     location and materials for protective fencing and hoardings to the perimeter on the site

·   provisions for public safety

·   pedestrian and vehicular site access points and construction activity zones

·   details of construction traffic management, including proposed truck movements to and from the site and estimated frequency of those movements, and measures to preserve pedestrian safety in the vicinity of the site

·   protective measures for on-site tree preservation (including in accordance with AS 4970-2009 Protection of trees on development sites and Council’s DCP, if applicable) and trees in adjoining public domain (if applicable)

·   details of any bulk earthworks to be carried out

·   location of site storage areas and sheds

·   equipment used to carry out all works

·   a garbage container with a tight-fitting lid

·   dust, noise and vibration control measures

·   location of temporary toilets.

 

           The applicant must ensure a copy of the approved construction site management plan is kept on-site at all times during construction.

 

           Reason: To require details of measures that will protect the public, and the surrounding environment, during site works and construction

 

115.     Erosion and sediment control plan

            Before the issue of a construction certificate, the applicant is to ensure that an erosion and sediment control plan is prepared in accordance with the following documents before it is provided to and approved by the certifier:

·   Council’s development control plan,

·   the guidelines set out in the NSW Department of Housing manual ‘Managing Urban Stormwater: Soils and Construction Certificate’ (the Blue Book), and

·   the ‘Do it Right On-Site, Soil and Water Management for the Construction Industry' (Southern Sydney Regional Organisation of Councils and the Natural Heritage Trust).

 

           The applicant must ensure the erosion and sediment control plan is kept on- site at all times during site works and construction.

 

           Reason: To ensure no substance other than rainwater enters the stormwater system and waterways.

116.   Location of existing utilities and services

            Before the issue of the relevant construction certificate, the applicant must submit the following written evidence of service provider location of assets and ensure that the relevant utility and service provider has confirmed the location of their asset and has provided written approval for the works.

·   a letter of consent from all utility and service providers to the site demonstrating that satisfactory investigative research has been undertaken by the Applicant to the approval of each provider.

·   a response from Sydney Water as to whether the plans proposed to accompany the application for a construction certificate would affect any Sydney Water infrastructure, and whether further requirements need to be met.

·   other relevant utilities or services - that the development as proposed to be carried out is satisfactory to those other service providers, or if it is not, what changes are required to make the development satisfactory to them.

           Reason:  To ensure relevant utility and service providers requirements are provided to the certifier.

117.    Pre-Construction Dilapidation report: Trees to be Retained

            Before the issue of a construction certificate, a suitably qualified Arborist with a minimum of an AQF level 5 Degree must prepare a pre-construction dilapidation report on the health of the trees to be retained and protected following a site visit with Council’s Senior Tree Preservation Officer.  The report shall be agreed upon by both parties and shall include photographs of each tree and any existing damage, defects or areas of concern well represented.

·   after comparing the pre-construction dilapidation report to the post- construction dilapidation report required under this condition, there has been any structural damage to any adjoining buildings; and

·   where there has been structural damage to any adjoining buildings, that it is a result of the building work approved under this development consent.

 

            Before the issue of an occupation certificate, the principal certifier is to provide a copy of the post-construction dilapidation report to Council (where Council is not the principal certifier) and to the relevant adjoining property owner(s).

 

           Reason: To identify damage to existing trees retained resulting from building work on the development site.

118.    Works within structural root zones of existing trees

           Where works must take place within the Structural Root Zone of any tree to be retained, root mapping through hand digging shall take place and a report showing the findings shall be prepared by the Project Arborist with an AQF5 qualification and then shall be submitted to Council’s Senior Tree Assessment Officer for approval.

 

           Reason: To ensure that no damage occurs to the root system of trees to be retained thus ensuring their ongoing health and vigour.

119.    Plant supply

         All trees planted on site shall conform to Australian Standard AS 2303-2015 Tree Stock for Landscape Use.  All other plants shall conform to NATSPEC specifications and be free from disease or defects and be in a healthy condition.

 

           Reason: To ensure the proposed planting is free of disease and defects to provide the best chance for successful establishment and ongoing health and vigour.

120.    Planting of garden beds

           All garden beds shall be planted out with enough plant quantities and spacing to ensure that no areas of bare mulch remain visible following the typical 12-month landscape establishment period.

            Reason: For suppression of weeds and to fulfil the Landscape Design Intent.

121.    Automatic irrigation system

            An automatic drip irrigation system is to be designed and installed to all garden bed areas that will ensure the ongoing health of the planting scheme for the life of the development.

 

            Reason: To ensure adequate moisture levels are maintained for the 12-month establishment period eliminating the threat of plants dying due to lack of water during this time of in times of future drought.

 

122.     Raised planter boxes

            All raised planter boxes shall be waterproofed by a licensed professional in accordance with AS4654.1-2012 Waterproofing membranes for external above-ground use

 

           Reason: The ensure the structural integrity of the planter box and parking structure below are maintained and to ensure that no leaks occur in the raised planter box as installed.

 

Prior to the Commencement of Building Works

 

123.    Erosion and sediment controls in place

            Before the commencement of any site or building work, the principal certifier must be satisfied the erosion and sediment controls in the erosion and sediment control plan, (as approved by the principal certifier) are in place until the site is rectified (at least 70% ground  cover achieved over any bare ground on site).

 

           Reason: To ensure runoff and site debris do not impact local stormwater systems and waterways.

124.    Tree protection measures

            Before the commencement of any site or building work, the principal certifier must ensure the measures for tree protection detailed in the construction site management plan are in place.

 

            Reason: To protect and retain trees.

125.     Design Amendments

             Before the issue of a construction certificate, the certifier must ensure the approved construction certificate plans (and specifications) detail the following required amendments to the approved plans and supporting documentation stamped by Council.

 

             Reason: To require minor amendments to the approved plans and supporting

             documentation following assessment of the development.

 

During Building Works

 

126.    Erosion and sediment controls in place

            Before the commencement of any site or building work, the principal certifier must be satisfied the erosion and sediment controls in the erosion and sediment control plan, (as approved by the principal certifier) are in place until the site is rectified (at least 70% ground cover achieved over any bare ground on site).

 

             Reason: To ensure runoff and site debris do not impact local stormwater systems and waterways.

127.    Tree protection

            While site or building work is being carried out, the applicant must maintain all required tree protection measures in good condition in accordance with the construction site management plan required under this consent, the relevant requirements of AS 4970-2009 Protection of trees on development sites and any arborist’s report approved under this consent. This includes maintaining adequate soil grades and ensuring all machinery, builders  refuse, spoil and materials remain outside tree protection zones.

 

             Reason: To protect trees during construction.

128.     Compliance Certificate for waterproofing planting on structures

             A certificate must be submitted by a qualified practising Landscape Architect certifying that the proposed subsoil drainage and any associated waterproofing membrane have been installed in accordance with the details shown on the approved landscape working drawings and specification to all raised and formed garden bed areas.

 

            Reason: To ensure there is no water penetrating the planter boxes to the infrastructure or building below.

129.    Cut and fill

            While building work is being carried out, the principal certifier must be satisfied all soil removed from or imported to the site is managed in accordance with the following requirements:

·   All excavated material removed from the site must be classified in accordance with the EPA’s Waste Classification Guidelines before it is disposed of at an approved waste management facility and the classification and the volume of material removed must be reported to the principal certifier.

            All fill material imported to the site must be Virgin Excavated Natural Material as defined in Schedule 1 of the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997 or a material identified as being subject to a resource recovery exemption by the NSW EPA.

 

            Reason: To ensure soil removed from the site is appropriately disposed of and soil imported to the site is safe for future occupants.

130.    Uncovering relics or Aboriginal objects

            While demolition or building work is being carried out, all such works must cease immediately if a relic or Aboriginal object is unexpectedly discovered. The applicant must notify the Heritage Council of NSW in respect of a relic and notify the Secretary of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment and the Heritage Council of NSW in respect of an Aboriginal object. Building work may recommence at a time confirmed by either the Heritage Council of NSW or the Secretary of the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment.

 

            In this condition:

“relic” means any deposit, artefact, object or material evidence that:

relates to the settlement of the area that comprises New South Wales, not

being Aboriginal settlement, and

is of State or local heritage significance; and

             “Aboriginal object” means any deposit, object or material evidence (not being a handicraft made for sale) relating to the Aboriginal habitation of the area that comprises New South Wales, being habitation before or concurrent with (or both) the occupation of that area by persons of non-Aboriginal extraction and includes Aboriginal remains.

 

             Reason: To ensure the protection of objects of potential significance during works.

 

 

 

Prior to the Issue of the Occupation Certificate

 

             Note: Where the project is being supervised by a private certifier, for the purposes of  public record, a copy of the certification must be forwarded to the attention of via e-mail at service@lanecove.nsw.gov.au within five (5) working days of the date of issue.

 

            Reason: To meet Council Statutory Regulations.

131.     Works-as-executed plans and any other documentary evidence

            Before the issue of the relevant occupation certificate, the applicant must submit, to the satisfaction of the principal certifier, works-as-executed plans, any compliance certificates and any other evidence confirming the following completed works:

            All stormwater drainage systems and storage systems

 

            The principal certifier must provide a copy of the plans to Council with the occupation certificate.

 

            Reason: To confirm the location of works once constructed that will become council assets.

132.    Post Construction Dilapidation report: Trees to be Retained

            Before the issue of a construction certificate, a suitably qualified Arborist with a minimum of an AQF level 5 Degree must prepare a post-construction dilapidation report on the health of the trees to be retained and protected following a site visit with Council’s Senior Tree Preservation Officer.  The report shall be agreed upon by both parties and shall include photographs of each tree and any existing damage, defects or areas of concern well represented.

·   after comparing the pre-construction dilapidation report to the post- construction dilapidation report required under this condition, there has been any structural damage to any adjoining buildings; and

·   where there has been structural damage to any adjoining buildings, that it is a result of the building work approved under this development consent. Before the issue of an occupation certificate, the principal certifier is to provide a copy of the post-construction dilapidation report to Council (where Council is not the principal certifier) and to the relevant adjoining property owner(s).

 

                       Reason: To identify damage to existing trees retained resulting from building work on the development site.

133.        Repair of infrastructure

                 Before the issue of an occupation certificate, the applicant must ensure any tree to be retained or surrounding public open space or landscape areas damaged as a result of the carrying out of building works (including damage caused by, but not limited to, delivery vehicles, waste collection, contractors, sub-contractors, concreting vehicles) is fully repaired to the written satisfaction of Council, and at no cost to Council.

            Note: If the council is not satisfied, the whole or part of the bond submitted will be used to cover the rectification work.  

 

                Reason: To ensure any damage to public infrastructure is rectified.    

134.       Practical Completion Report - Landscape works

               A landscape practical completion report must be prepared by the consultant landscape architect and submitted to Council or the accredited certifier within 7 working days of the date of practical completion of all landscape works. This report must certify that all landscape works have been completed in accordance with the landscape working drawing. A copy of the report must be submitted to Council.

 

               Reason: To ensure the landscape works have been carried out in accordance with the stamped approved construction documents.

135.    Practical Completion Report - Landscape maintenance and establishment  At the completion of the landscape maintenance period, the consultant landscape architect/ designer must submit a final report to Council or the accredited certifier, certifying that all plant material has been successfully established, that all of the outstanding maintenance works or defects have been rectified prior to preparation of the report and that a copy of the 12 month landscape maintenance strategy has been provided to the Owner/ Occupier.  A copy of the report must be submitted to Council.

 

             Reason: To ensure the landscape works have been carried out in accordance with the stamped approved construction documents.

 

Environment & Health Conditions

 

Prior to the Issue of the Construction Certificate

 

136.    A Detailed Site Investigation (DSI) is to be completed post-demolition to identify possible risks posed to end users of the site from any contamination that may be present. This investigation should include a program of soil sampling and groundwater assessment, and depending on findings, potential soil gas (vapour). The finding of this investigation can be utilised to derive a method of management should any risk to end users be identified.

 

            Note1: Under no circumstances is work to progress beyond demolition until the DSI is completed and prior to any construction work commencing.

Note2 Council reserves the right to require the DSI and RAP (if required) to be reviewed by a NSW EPA Accredited Site Auditor.

 

            In addition Council will require the following additional details to be submitted prior to the CC being issued :

 

137.   A Hazardous Materials Survey (HMS) should be completed by a suitably qualified and experienced consultant prior to commencement of any demolition works to identify any hazardous materials that may be present within the existing site structure.

 

138.     Construction noise management plan (acoustic report – construction phase) is to be provided that incorporates the demolition and construction phases of the proposal.

 

139.      A sediment & erosion control plan is to be submitted.

 

140.  Environmental management plan for the construction phase that addresses–dust suppression/management, water management – water that accumulates in deep excavations ( method of containment, monitoring and testing , treatment and disposal according to the POEO Act and ANZECC Guidelines.

 

141.   Offsite transportation of construction waste/fill is to be addressed, including the submission of a comprehensive truck parking/queuing system. Parking in the area is very limited and as such this aspect of the project will need to be carefully planned and managed.

 

142.   An acoustic report that addresses air conditioning plant and equipment is to be provided.

 

Standard Health & Environment Conditions

 

143.   Demolition Works and Asbestos Removal/Disposal

The demolition of any existing structure is to be carried out in accordance with Australian Standards AS 2601-2001: 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.

 

144.   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.

 

145.   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.  Periodic maintenance of the erosion and sedimentation control devices is to be undertaken to ensure their effectiveness.

 

146.   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)

 

147.   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.

 

148.   Stockpiles

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.

 

149.   Garbage storage area – Commercial/Industrial

All garbage shall be stored in a designated garbage area, which includes provision for the storage of all putrescible waste and recyclable material emanating from the premises. The area is to be constructed with a smooth impervious floor graded to a floor waste and connected to the sewer. The garbage area/room is to be well ventilated and fitted with fire sprinklers and meet fire safety standards in accordance with the Building Code of Australia. Detailed plans and specifications for the construction of the designated garbage area are to be submitted with the Construction Certificate.

 

150.   Garbage collection – Commercial/Industrial

Liquid and solid wastes generated on the site shall be collected, transported and disposed of in accordance with the Protection of the Environmental operations Act 1997.  Records shall be kept of all waste disposal from the site. Waste and recycling material, generated by the premises, must not be collected between the hours of 10pm and 7am on any day.

 

151.   Garbage Room Location & Access

Garbage rooms shall:

o     be located in positions which will permit easy, direct and convenient access for the removal of garbage without creating a nuisance from dust, litter, odour and noise. 

o     not contain any fittings, facilities or matter not associated with the treatment, storage or disposal of garbage.

o     where possible be located within the main building.  Where this is not practicable due to noise levels or other exceptional circumstances, the garbage room shall be located in a position approved by the Principal Certifying Authority.  If it is proposed to make application to construct a detached structure, special attention shall be given to the aesthetics of the structure and its siting.

 

152.   Drainage

            Garbage room floors shall be graded to a floor waste, which shall be connected to the sewer.  No drainage from garbage rooms shall be connected directly or indirectly to the stormwater drainage system, Council’s street gutter or Council’s drainage system.

 

153.    Trade Waste Compounds – Construction and Demolition

The reuse and recycling of waste materials must be maximised during construction and demolition.

Minimum separation required is into 1) masonry products (bricks, concrete/ concrete roof tiles) to be sent for crushing/recycling and 2) mixed waste (paper, plastic etc) for landfill.

This can be achieved by constructing a minimum of two trade waste compounds on-site. Each waste compound must be adequately sized to enclose the waste. Alternatively, mixed waste may be stored in an adequately sized waste compound and sent to a waste contractor/waste facility that will sort the waste on their site for recycling.        

Trade waste compounds shall be constructed with sediment fencing, shade cloth, wood or metal sheets firmly staked into the ground (a trade waste bin is also suitable). The location and size of the waste storage areas must also be shown on the site plan.

Submission of a Waste Management Plan detailing the types and approximate quantities of weekly waste produced on site, whether it is liquid, solid or gas; and the collection and disposal agreements for all recyclable materials including paper, cardboard, metal, oil, aluminium, P.E.T. and glass.

Submission of a Waste Management Plan for the disposal of all waste material, spoil and excavated material.  The Waste Management Plan shall be submitted PRIOR TO ISSUE OF THE CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE.

Details of the location of the waste storage, recycling container storage area and position of compost bin are to be submitted PRIOR TO THE ISSUE OF THE CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE.

Submission of documentation detailing the destination of materials in accordance with the Waste Management Plan approved under this application.  These details are required PRIOR TO THE ISSUE OF THE CONSTRUCTION CERTIFICATE. Submission of receipts may be requested upon completion of works.

Submission of documentation detailing the destination of materials in accordance with the Waste Management Plan approved under application D*.  These details are required as soon as practicable after demolition is completed. Submission of receipts may be requested upon completion of works. Compliance with the Waste Management Plan approved under application D*.

           

154.   Operation of Plant or Equipment

To minimise the impact of noise from the development, all sound producing plant, equipment, machinery, mechanical ventilation systems and or refrigeration systems, shall be designed and or located so that the noise emitted does not exceed 5db(A) above the ambient background level when measured from the boundary of any affected premises between the hours of 8am to 10pm.  Between the hours of 10pm and 8am, noise shall not exceed the ambient background level when measured at the boundary of an affected premises.

All sound producing equipment shall comply with the Protection of the Environmental Operations Act 1997.

 

155.   Noise Control – Offensive Noise

To minimise the noise impact on the surrounding environment, the use of the premises, building services, equipment, machinery and ancillary fittings shall not give rise to an offensive noise as defined under the provisions of the Protection of the Environmental Operations Act 1997.

 

156.   Noise Control  – Car Park Security Grills

To minimise the impact on the amenity of surrounding residents, all sound producing plant, equipment, machinery or fittings within or forming part of the proposed security door fitted to the car parking area entrance shall be acoustically attenuated so that the noise emitted does not exceed 5dB(A).  Notwithstanding the above any noise that is emitted shall not be audible within any premises and comply with the Protection of the Environmental Operations Act 1997.

 

157.   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

 

158.   Fresh air intake vents

All fresh air intake vents must be located in a position that is free from contamination and at least 6 metres from any exhaust air discharge vent or cooling tower discharge.

 

159.     Exhaust air discharge vents

All exhaust discharge vents must be located in a position where no nuisance or danger to health will be created and at least 6 metres from any fresh air intake vent or natural ventilation opening

 

160.     Exhaust air discharges

The composition, direction and velocity of the exhaust air discharged from the exhaust vents must be such that no nuisance or danger to health will be created.

 

161.     Air Pollution

The use of the premises, including any plant or equipment installed on the premises, must not cause the emission of smoke, soot, dust, solid particles, gases, fumes, vapours, mists, odours or other air impurities that are a nuisance or danger to health.

 

162.     Bunding – Liquids

All liquids onsite are to be stored within a bunded area.  The size of the area is to be bunded and shall be calculated as follows as a minimum:

a)         In the case of tanks, 110% of the volume of the largest size tank

b)         In the case of small containers and drums, 25% of the total volume of liquid to be stored, with a minimum of 400L capacity.

 

The bund is to be constructed of a material, which is impervious to the liquid being stored.  All bunded areas shall be graded to a pit/sump so as to facilitate emptying and cleaning.  All pipework from the enclosed tanks and or/pumps shall be directed over the bund wall and not through it.  Hose couplings for the tanks enclosed within the bund.  Where possible the bunded areas should be roofed.


After completion, the bund shall be maintained in such a condition, that all spillages or leaks will be retained within the bund, until disposed of by means that do not pollute waters.

 

163.     Bunding – Work Areas

All work areas where spillage is likely to occur shall be bunded.  This is to be done by way of speed humps, grading the floor area or by any other appropriate means, to prevent contaminated water entering the stormwater system.  The bunded area is then to be drained to a sump for collection and appropriate disposal of the liquid.

 

164.     Storage of Hazardous or Toxic Material

To ensure hazardous and toxic materials are not to become a threat to the environment they must be stored in a bunded area constructed and maintained in accordance with AS 1940 – 1993 The storage and handling of flammable and combustible liquids and with Workcover NSW requirements.

 

165.     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.

 

166.   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).

 

167.     Offsite Disposal of Contaminated Soil

All contaminated soil removed from the sire must be disposed at a waste facility that can lawfully receive that waste.

Copies of all test results and disposal dockets must be retained for at least 3 years and be made available to authorised Council officers on request.

 

168.     Regulated Systems

All air handling and water systems regulated under the Public Health Act 1991 must be installed, operated and maintained in accordance with the requirements of the Public Health (Microbial Control) Regulation 2000.

The premise is to be registered with Council together with payment of the approved fee, prior to occupancy of the building.

 

169.     Registration of water cooling and warm water systems

All water cooling and warm water systems regulated under the Public Health Act 1991 must be registered with Council’s Environmental Services Unit within one month of installation.

 

170.     Clean water only to stormwater system

Only clean unpolluted water is permitted to enter Council’s stormwater drainage system.

 

171.     Contaminated Land

Prior to issuing a construction certificate for the development/ subdividing the land/, a detailed site contamination investigation must be undertaken by an independent appropriately qualified environmental consultant in order to provide information on land and ground water contamination and migration in relation to past and current activities and uses that may have occurred on the site.

 

172.   Hazardous or intractable wastes arising from the demolition, excavation and remediation process being removed and disposed of in accordance with the requirements of WorkCover NSW and the Environment Protection Authority, and with the provisions of:

·        New South Wales Occupational Health and Safety Act, 2000;

·        The Occupational Health and Safety (Hazardous Substances) Regulation 2001;

·        The Occupational Health and Safety (Asbestos Removal Work) Regulation 2001;

·        Protection Of the Environment Operations Act 1997 (NSW) and

·        Environment Protection Authority's Environmental Guidelines; Assessment, Classification and Management of Liquid and Non Liquid Wastes (1999).

 

Panel Reasons

 

The Panel supports the findings contained in the Assessment Report and endorses the reasons for the approval contained in that Report.

 

 

 

The decision of the Panel was unanimous

 

 

The meeting closed at 3.20.

 

 

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