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Draft Georges River Development Control Plan 2020
At its meeting on 23 April 2019, Council resolved to prepare a comprehensive Development Control Plan (DCP) for the Georges River Local Government Area to support the Georges River LEP 2020 (GRLEP 2020).

The DCP has been prepared in four stages:
  • Stage 1 – The Community Participation Plan
  • Stage 2 – Introduction, general planning considerations, general land uses and land zoned IN2-Light Industry
  • Stage 3 - Residential Controls and Precincts
  • Stage 4 - Business Precincts.
Council at its meeting on 24 August 2020 considered the Deferred Report from the Environment And Planning Committee Meeting 10 August 2020 (ENV030-20) - Public Exhibition of Draft Georges River Development Control Plan 2020, and resolved as follows:

(a) That Council note that due to the nature and number of disclosures of interest made, Council does not have a quorum present for the consideration of Item CCL046-20 Deferred Report from Environment and Planning Committee Meeting 10 August 2020 (ENV030-20) - Public Exhibition of Draft Georges River Development Control Plan 2020 held on 24 August 2020; and

(b) That having regard to the lack of quorum, Council delegate the Council functions under Part 3, Division 3.6 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 in relation to the Draft Georges River Development Control Plan 2020 including the determination of the matters contained in recommendation of Item CCL046-20 Deferred Report from Environment and Planning Committee Meeting 10 August 2020 (ENV030-20) - Public Exhibition of Draft Georges River Development Control Plan 2020 held on 24 August 2020 to the Georges River Local Planning Panel.
 

Local Planning Panel consideration

The Georges River Local Planning Panel at its meeting on 17 September 2020 considered a report on the Draft Georges River DCP 2020, as delegate of the Georges River Council, and resolved:

(a) The draft Georges River Development Control Plan 2020 comprising of Attachments 3 to 18 to the report to the Georges River Local Planning Panel dated 17 September 2020 be placed on public exhibition in accordance with the requirements of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000, subject to the following amendments being made:

i. Insert a Savings Clause that states:
If an application has been made before the commencement of the DCP in relation to land to which the DCP applies, and the application has not been finally determined before that commencement, the application must be determined as if the DCP had not commenced. All applications received after the commencement date of an amendment to the DCP are subject to the DCP as amended.

ii. The provisions within Part 6.3 Residential Flat Buildings (High Density) are amended to include the residential component of shop top housing/mixed use development.

(b) The General Manager is authorised to make minor modifications to any numerical, typographical, interpretation and formatting errors, if required, in preparation for the public exhibition of the draft Georges River Development Control Plan 2020.

In bringing GRDCP 2020 into effect, Council will repeal some of the current DCPs, the Interim DCP and former Hurstville Council policies.

The report to the Georges River Local Planning Panel included the following attachments:

Attachment 1 – Final List of Car parking rates and their source
Attachment 2 – Comparison Table of Key Draft GRCDCP controls for various residential styles
Attachment 3 – GRDCP Table of Contents
Attachment 4 – GRDCP Part 1 – Introduction
Attachment 5 – GRDCP Part 2 – Application Process
Attachment 6 – GRDCP Part 3 – General Planning Considerations
Attachment 7 – GRDCP Part 4 – General Land Use
Attachment 8 – GRDCP Part 5 – Residential Locality Statements
Attachment 9 – GRDCP Part 6.1 – Low Density Residential Controls
Attachment 10 – GRDCP Part 6.2 – Medium Density Residential Controls
Attachment 11 – GRDCP Part 6.3 – High Density Residential Controls
Attachment 12 – GRDCP Part 6.4 – Ancillary Development
Attachment 13 – GRDCP Part 6.5 – Foreshore Locality Controls
Attachment 14 - GRDCP Part 7 – Business Precincts
Attachment 15 – GRDCP Part 8 – Kogarah Town Centre
Attachment 16 – GRDCP Part 9 – Industrial Development
Attachment 17 – GRDCP Part 10 – Precincts
Attachment 18 – GRDCP Appendices
 

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