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LEP Decision

Title Planning Proposal for 65 Albert Avenue, Chatswood (Mandarin Centre)
Summary The planning proposal seeks the following amendments to the Willoughby LEP 2012:
- increase the maximum FSR from 2.5:1 to 11.11:1
- increase the maximum building height from 27m to RL 192.90
- amend the Special Area Provisions Map to show 65 Albert Avenue as Area XX subject to additional site specific local provisions
- amend Schedule 1 to include 'shop-top housing' as an additional permitted use
- add a new provision within Clause 4.4A - Exceptions to FSR
- ensure that any shop top housing development provides a minimum non-residential FSR of 7.68:1
- ensure that no maximum FSR applies to any development seeking consent for 'commercial premises' or 'hotel or motel accommodation', consistent with the approach within the Chatswood CBD Strategy
- provide a new provision within Clause 4.6 which provides that consent cannot be granted for development that contravenes the maximum residential FSR for the the site for any development application for shop-top housing
- provide new local provisions which relate to the area shown on the amended Special Provisions Area Map as follows:
- provide a minimum of 4% of GFA as affordable housing in addition to the maximum residential FSR of 3.43:1
- include new design excellence objectives consistent with Council's intended wording
- include a new provision which ensures that development must not result in additional overshadowing of the playing surface of 'Chatswood Oval' between 11am and 2pm during mid-winter
- prohibit development for the purpose of serviced apartments.
Stage Assessing Planning Proposal
Number PP_2020_WILLO_001_00

Address:65 Albert Avenue Chatswood 2067 Lot/Section/DP:2 /1035379

Submission Stage
Date Review Commenced 09-03-2020
Relevant Planning Authority (PPA) Willoughby City Council
Local Government Area Covered Willoughby

Gateway Stage
Date of Determination N/A
Gateway Decision N/A
Link to PPA Web Site

LEP Assessment Stage
Date returned to Department for assessment
(Planning Proposal returned to Department of Planning for assessment and drafting of LEP)

Local Environmental Plan Stage
Date of Publication N/A
Publish Decision N/A
Link to LEP Document N/A

DPE Contact
Name Nick Armstrong
Phone 8275 1219

Council Contact Detail
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