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MINUTES OF Planning Committee Meeting of the

Council of the City of Randwick HELD ON

Tuesday, 11 November 2014 AT 6:05pm

 

Present:

The Mayor, Councillor T Seng (Central Ward)

 

North Ward                                          -  Councillors K Neilson, L Shurey & K Smith

                                                            

South Ward                                          -  Councillors R Belleli &   P Garcia (Chairperson)

 

East Ward                                            -  Councillors M Matson & B Roberts

                                                              

West Ward                                           -  Councillors G Moore, S Nash (Deputy Chairperson) & H Stavrinos

 

Central Ward                                        -  Councillors A Andrews & G Stevenson

 

Officers present:

General Manager                                             Mr R Brownlee

Director City Services                                      Mr J Frangoples

Director City Planning                                       Ms S Truuvert

Director Governance & Financial Services             Mr J Smith

Manager Development Assessment                     Mr K Kyriacou

Senior Administrative Coordinator                       Ms J Hartshorn

Communications Manager                                 Mr J Hay

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.05pm and was resumed at 6.07pm.

 

The Chairperson advised the meeting that Cr Bowen would not be in attendance as he and his partner had recently welcomed a new baby boy (John Joseph Bowen) to their family. Cr Garcia, on behalf of all the Councillors, expressed his congratulations and best wishes for Cr Bowen and his family.

 

Apologies/Granting of Leave of Absences 

 

Apologies were received from Crs Bowen and D’Souza.

 

RESOLVED: (Stavrinos/Andrews) that the apologies received from Crs Bowen and D’Souza be accepted and leave of absences from the meeting be granted.

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

 

Confirmation of the Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 14 October 2014

PL85/14

RESOLUTION: (Stavrinos/Andrews) that the Minutes of the Planning Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 14 October 2014 (copies of which were circulated to all Councillors) be and are hereby confirmed as a correct record of the proceedings of that meeting.

 

Declarations of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

 

a)         Cr Matson declared a significant non pecuniary interest in Item D108/14 as a Greens candidate in the last Federal election, for whom he was the campaign manager, lives in close vicinity to the application. Cr Matson indicated that he would not take part in the debate or the vote on the matter.

b)         Cr Shurey declared a significant non pecuniary interest in Item D108/14 as a Greens candidate in the last Federal election, whose campaign she assisted with, lives in close vicinity to the application. Cr Shurey indicated that he would not take part in the debate or the vote on the matter.

c)         Cr Smith declared a pecuniary interest in Item D109/14 as his parents own the property. Cr Smith indicated that he would not take part in the debate or the vote on the matter.

d)         Cr Nash declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item D108/14 as the applicant’s representative (Tony Moody) is known to him in a professional capacity.

e)     Cr Garcia declared a non significant non pecuniary interest in Item D104/14 as the son of one of the applicants is known to him as a member of the Coogee Surf Club.

 

Address of Council by Members of the Public

Prior to consideration of the Agenda by the Committee, deputations were received in respect of the following matters:

D103/14    12 Paton Street, Kingsford (DA/345/2009/F)

 

Objector            Hazel McKenzie

 

Applicant           David Bet      

 

D104/14    22-24 Moore Street, Coogee (DA/941/2011/B)

 

Objector            Lyn Fong

 

Applicant           Simon Doughty

 

D105/14    168 Cottenham Avenue, Kingsford (DA/334/2013/A)

 

Applicant           Martin Alexander (representing the applicant)

 

D108/14    37 The Corso, Maroubra (DA/649/2014)

 

Note: Having previously declared an interest, Crs Matson and Shurey left the chamber during the public address on this matter.

 

Applicant           Tony Moody (representing the applicant)

 

The meeting was adjourned at 6.44pm and was resumed at 7.00pm

 

(Note: Cr Smith did not return to the meeting after the 7.00pm resumption).

 


Urgent Business

Nil.

 

Development Application Reports

 

D103/14   Development Application Report - 12 Paton Street, Kingsford (DA/345/2009/F)

PL86/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Neilson) that Council's original determination of Development Application No. DA/345/2009/F dated 20 June 2014 to refuse consent for the retrospective approval of the three air conditioning units at the dwelling first floor level at 12 Paton Street Kingsford be confirmed.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Neilson) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

D104/14   Development Application Report - 22-24 Moore Street, Coogee (DA/941/2011/B)

PL87/14

RESOLUTION: (Neilson/Roberts) that Council as the consent authority, grant its consent under Section 96 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 as amended to modify Development Consent No DA/941/2011/B for permission to modify the approved development at 22-24 Moore Street, Coogee in the following manner:

 

A.        Amend Condition No. 1 to read:

         The development must be implemented substantially in accordance with the plans and supporting documentation listed below and endorsed with Council’s approved stamp, except where amended by Council in red and/or by other conditions of this consent:

 

Plan

Rev.

Drawn by

Stamped

B00

B (8/03/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

9 March 2012

B01

B (8/03/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

9 March 2012

B02

B (8/03/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

9 March 2012

B03

B (8/03/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

9 March 2012

B04

B (8/03/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

9 March 2012

B05

B (8/03/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

9 March 2012

B07

B (8/03/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

9 March 2012

 

B (8/03/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

9 March 2012

 

BASIX Certificate

No.

Dated

22 Moore Street

A128670

4 December 2011

 

         As amended by the Section 96’A’ plans as detailed below.

 

Plan

Rev.

Drawn by

Stamped

D00

D (27/8/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

27th August 2012

D01

D (27/8/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

27th August 2012

D02

D (27/8/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

27th August 2012

D03

D (27/8/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

27th August 2012

D04

D (27/8/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

27th August 2012

D05

D (27/8/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

27th August 2012

D07

D (27/8/2012)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

27th August 2012

 

         As amended by the Section 96’B’ plans as detailed below.

 

Plan

Rev.

Drawn by

Stamped

E00

E (05/05/14)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

26th September 2014

E01

E (05/05/14)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

26th September 2014

E02

E (05/05/14)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

26th September 2014

E03

E (05/05/14)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

26th September 2014

E04

E (05/05/14)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

26th September 2014

E05

E (05/05/14)

Alexander Jankov Drafting

26th September 2014

 

B          Condition No. 4 be deleted.

 

C          The following condition be included;

 

65.   A construction traffic management plan must be submitted to Council for approval that demonstrates that limited access to Kildare Lane for construction traffic can be suitably accommodated and that any potential conflicts with pedestrian safety can be effectively managed. The damage deposit required pursuant to this consent must also be increased to $2,000, and paid prior to issuing of the construction certificate.

 

MOTION: (Neilson/Roberts) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

D105/14   Development Application Report - 168 Cottenham Avenue, Kingsford (DA/334/2013/A)

PL88/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Shurey) that Council's original determination of Development Application No. DA/334/2013/A dated 17 June 2014 to refuse the request to delete condition 2(a) of the development consent for 168 Cottenham Avenue, Kingsford be confirmed.

 

MOTION: (Roberts/Stavrinos) that Council's original determination of Development Application No. DA/334/2013/A dated 17 June 2014 to refuse the request to delete condition 2(a) of the development consent for 168 Cottenham Avenue, Kingsford be overturned and condition 2(a) be deleted for the following reasons:

 

1.         There is no access to the property in question via the side of the property for a car parking;

2.         The only option for car parking for this property is at the front of the dwelling;

3.         Only a carport is proposed, not a garage;

4.         There are numerous other examples of car parking in front of dwellings in the street;

5.         There were no objectors to the application; and

6.         There is no adverse amenity to the street as a result of the proposal. LOST.

 

A DIVISION was taken and the names of the Councillors voting FOR and AGAINST were as follows:

 

FOR

AGAINST

Councillor Belleli

Councillor Andrews

Councillor Roberts

Councillor Garcia

 

Councillor Matson

 

Councillor Moore

 

Councillor Nash

 

Councillor Neilson

 

Councillor Seng

 

Councillor Shurey

 

Councillor Stavrinos

 

Councillor Stevenson

Total (2)

Total (10)

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Shurey) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

A DIVISION was taken and the names of the Councillors voting FOR and AGAINST were as follows:

 

FOR

AGAINST

Councillor Andrews

Councillor Roberts

Councillor Belleli

 

Councillor Garcia

 

Councillor Matson

 

Councillor Moore

 

Councillor Nash

 

Councillor Neilson

 

Councillor Seng

 

Councillor Shurey

 

Councillor Stavrinos

 

Councillor Stevenson

 

Total (11)

Total (1)

 

 

 

D106/14   Development Application Report - 114 - 114A Carrington Road, Randwick (DA/570/2014)

PL89/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Neilson) that Council supports the exceptions to development standards under Clause 4.6 of Randwick Local Environmental Plan 2012 in respect to non-compliance with Clause 4.4 of Randwick Local Environmental Plan 2012, relating to floor space ratio respectively, on the grounds that the proposed development complies with the objectives of the above clauses, and will not adversely affect the amenity of the locality, and that the Department of Planning & Environment be advised accordingly.

 

Non standard conditions

Amendment of Plans & Documentation

2.     The approved plans and documents must be amended in accordance with the following requirements:

 

a.     A privacy screen having a height of 1.6m above floor level must be provided to the eastern edge of the first floor balcony. The privacy screen must be constructed of metal or timber and the total area of any openings within the privacy screen must not exceed 25% of the area of the screen.  Alternatively, the privacy screen may be constructed with translucent, obscured, frosted or sandblasted glazing in a suitable frame.

 

b.     The skillion roof of the garage must be reduced to a maximum of 3.2m as measured from the ground level. Amended plans showing compliance are to be submitted to the principal certifying authority prior to the issue of a construction certificate.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Neilson) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

D107/14   Development Application Report - 88-90 Botany Street, Randwick (DA/510/2012/A)

PL90/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Neilson) that Council as the consent authority grant its consent under Section 96 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 as amended to modify Development Consent No 510/2012 by increase in floor area, alteration to front and rear set backs, increase in boarding rooms from 30 to 34, one additional basement carpark space, deletion of disabled lift and provision of access ramp, internal reconfiguration, addition of first floor balconies and alteration to landscaping and external finishes at 88–90 Botany Street, Randwick in the following manner:

 

·       Amend Condition No. 1 to read:

Approved Plans & Supporting Documentation

1.       The development must be implemented substantially in accordance with the plans and supporting documentation listed below and endorsed with Council’s approved stamp, except where amended by Council in red and/or by other conditions of this consent:

 

Plan

Drawn by

Dated

Received

DA01 – Basement floor plan

DC Design and EP Architects

March 2013

23 April 2013

DA001 – Site analysis plan

DA02 – Ground floor plan

DA03 – First floor plan

DA04 – Second floor plan

DA05 – Roof plan

DA06 – Sections 1 & 2

DA07 – Sections 3, 4 & 5

DA08 – Elevations east and west

DA08A – Detailed front façade sections

DA08P – Streetscape

DA09 – Elevations north and south

DA10 – Room types floor plans

Site Landscape Design - Issue B

Benjamin Landscape Pty Ltd

20 April 2013

23 April 2013

Statement of Environmental Effects

Burrell, George & Co

9 August 2012

10 August 2012

 

BASIX Certificate

No.

Dated

Multi Dwelling

341196M_05

8 April 2013

 

As amended by the Section 96’A’ plans as detailed below.

 

Plan

Drawn By

Dated

Received

DA02

DC Design and EP Architects

March 2014

8 May, 2014

DA03

DC Design and EP Architects

February 2014

8 May, 2014

DA04

DC Design and EP Architects

February 2014

8 May, 2014

DA05

DC Design and EP Architects

February 2014

8 May, 2014

DA06

DC Design and EP Architects

February 2014

8 May, 2014

DA07

DC Design and EP Architects

February 2014

8 May, 2014

DA07A

DC Design and EP Architects

February 2014

8 May, 2014

DA08

DC Design and EP Architects

February 2014

8 May, 2014

DA09

DC Design and EP Architects

February 2014

8 May, 2014

 

BASIX Certificate

No.

Dated

Multi Dwelling

341196M_06

8 April 2014

 

except as may be amended  by the following conditions and as may be shown in red on the attached plans:

 

·            Amend Condition No. 13 to read:

13.     Operational Waste Management provisions must be implemented in accordance with the Waste Management Plan submitted with the Section 96 application and stamped by Council 8th May 2014.      

 

·           Amend Condition No. 54 to read:

          Landscape Plan

54.   The Landscape Design by Benjamin Landscape Pty Ltd, dwg no. 12.30.1, issue E S96, dated 1.4.14, must be revised to comply with the following items:

 

a)     So as to avoid poor performance as well as future concerns over maintenance and upkeep, the turf shown for the internal courtyards and drying courts should be deleted and replaced with either low maintenance ground covers/plants; decorative pebbles/gravel; or; a combination of both.

 

·           Amend Condition No. 71 to read:

        Landscaping

71.   Prior to issuing any type of Occupation Certificate, certification from a qualified professional in the landscape/horticultural industry must be submitted to, and be approved by, the PCA, confirming the date the completed landscaping was inspected, and that it has been installed substantially in accordance with the Landscape Design by Banjamin Landscape Pty Ltd, dwg no. 12.30.1, issue E S96, dated 1.4.14, as well as any relevant conditions of consent, with the owner/s to implement strategies to ensure that it is maintained in a healthy and vigorous state until maturity.

 

·           Amend Condition No. 81 to read:

81.   The following occupancy rates shall apply to the ongoing use of the premises:

Room Number

Maximum occupancy

 

Room Number

Maximum occupancy

 

01

Accessible - One (1) occupant

02

Two (2) occupants

03

Two (2) occupants

4

Two (2) occupants

05

Two (2) occupants

06

Two (2) occupants

07

Two (2) occupants

08

Two (2) occupants

09

Accessible - One (1) occupant

10

Managers room - One (1) occupant

11

One (1) occupant

12

Two (2) occupants

13

Two (2) occupants

14

Two (2) occupants

15

Two (2) occupants

16

Two (2) occupants

17

Two (2) occupants

18

Two (2) occupants

19

Two (2) occupants

20

Two (2) occupants

21

Two (2) occupants

22

Two (2) occupants

23

Two (2) occupants

24

Two (2) occupants

25

Two (2) occupants

26

Two (2) occupants

27

Two (2) occupants

28

Two (2) occupants

29

Two (2) occupants

30

Two (2) occupants

31

Two (2) occupants

32

Two (2) occupants

33

Two (2) occupants

34

Two (2) occupants

35

Two (2) occupants

 

 

Total

Maximum 65 boarders and 1 on site manager = 66 occupants

 

·           Add a new Condition  No. 94 to read:

94.   Any and all communal areas within the development including communal rooms and landscaped open space areas are not to be used by large groups or the playing of live or amplified music at any time.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Neilson) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

D108/14   Development Application Report - 37 The Corso, Maroubra (DA/649/2014)

 

 

 

PL91/14

Note: Having previously declared an interest, Crs Matson and Shurey left the chamber and took no part in the debate or voting on this matter.

 

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) –

 

A.     That Council supports the exceptions to development standards under Clause 4.6 of Randwick Local Environmental Plan 2012 in respect to non-compliance with Clause 4.6 of Randwick Local Environmental Plan 2012 in respect to non-compliance with Clauses 4.1(3) of Randwick Local Environmental Plan 2012, relating to minimum allotment sizes,, on the grounds that the proposed development complies with the objectives of the above clauses, and will not adversely affect the amenity of the locality, and that the Department of Planning & Environment be advised accordingly.

 

B.     That Council, as the consent authority, grants development consent under Sections 80 and 80A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, as amended, to Development Application No. 649/2014 for Strata subdivision of the approved dual occupancy development, at No. 37 The Corso, Maroubra, subject to the following non-standard conditions and the standard conditions contained in the development application compliance report attached to this report:

 

Non standard conditions

 

REQUIREMENTS PRIOR TO THE ISSUING OF A STRATA CERTIFICATE

The following conditions of consent must be complied with prior to Council or Strata certifier issuing a ‘Strata Certificate’.

 

These conditions have been applied to satisfy the provisions of Council’s environmental plans, policies and codes for strata subdivision.

 

Termination of Existing Strata Scheme

2.     The existing strata scheme operating on the site under SP 16353 shall be terminated. In accordance with Part 3 Sec 51A(4) of the Strata Schemes (Freehold Development) Act 1973 termination of the strata scheme requires the consent of the Council. An application form (Form 15ST) must therefore be obtained from Land Property Information NSW and submitted to Council for signing prior to endorsement of the strata subdivision plans.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

D109/14   Development Application Report - 14 Clifton Road, Clovelly (DA/636/2014)

 

 

 

PL92/14

Note: Having previously declared an interest, Cr Smith was not present in the chamber during the debate and voting on this matter.

 

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) that Council, as the consent authority, grants development consent under Sections 80 and 80A of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, as amended, to Development Application No. 6361/204 for the partial demolition of the existing verandah to allow for a single carport and new front fence, at No. 14 Clifton Road, Clovelly, subject to the standard conditions contained in the development application compliance report.

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Stavrinos) CARRIED UNANIMOUSLY - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

Miscellaneous Reports

 

M6/14       Miscellaneous Report - State Environmental Planning Policy No 65 Design Quality of Residential Flat Development Review (F2013/00173)

PL93/14

RESOLUTION: (Neilson/Matson) that:

 

a)     the Council endorse the submission to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment on the State Environmental Planning Policy No 65- Design Quality of Residential Flat Development Review.

 

b)      a Councillors’ Briefing be held on the matter.

 

MOTION: (Neilson/Matson) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

 

 

 

M7/14       Miscellaneous Report - Affordable Housing Research Grant (F2004/07991)

PL94/14

RESOLUTION: (Andrews/Moore) that:

 

a)     the Council participates as a joint partner with UTS Sydney and Adelaide University in applying for an Australian Research Council  grant to conduct a research project on the issue of local government housing affordability.

 

b)     should the funding application for the joint research grant be successful (decision to be made in June 2015), the Council will make a contribution of $5,000 each year over 3 years (totalling $15,000). 

 

MOTION: (Andrews/Moore) CARRIED - SEE RESOLUTION.

  

Notice of Rescission Motions

Nil. 

 

 

The meeting closed at 7.32pm.

 

 

The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Planning Committee Meeting of the Council of the City of Randwick held on Tuesday, 2 December 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

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CHAIRPERSON