Minutes of the Development Committee

 

 

Meeting Date:    Tuesday, 11 April 2017

Location:            Council Chambers, City Administrative Building, Bridge Road, Nowra

Time:                   5:05pm

 

The following members were present:

 

Clr Joanna Gash

Clr Patricia White - Chairperson

Clr John Wells

Clr Amanda Findley

Clr John Levett

Clr Nina Cheyne

Clr Kaye Gartner

Clr Mitchell Pakes

Clr Greg Watson

Clr Mark Kitchener

Clr Bob Proudfoot

Mr Russ Pigg - General Manager

  

 

 

 

Apologies / Leave of Absence

 

An apology was received from Clr Guile, Clr Alldrick.

 

 

Confirmation of the Minutes

RESOLVED (Clr Findley / Clr Gash)                                                                                    MIN17.285

 

That the Minutes of the Development Committee held on Tuesday 14 March 2017 be confirmed.

CARRIED

 

 

Declarations of Interest

 

Nil

 

 

Deputations and Presentations

 

Mr Matt Philpott addressed the Committee in relation to DE17.24 - Planning Proposal PP006 - Halloran Trust Lands - Potential Biodiversity Certification Application.

 

Mr Lee Carmichael addressed the Committee in relation to DE17.28 - DA16/2070 – 7 Beach Street, Huskisson – Lot B DP 359526.

 

Mr Tom Crompton addressed the Committee in relation to DE17.28 - DA16/2070 – 7 Beach Street, Huskisson – Lot B DP 359526.

 

Procedural Motion - Bring Items Forward

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Gartner)                                                                                   MIN17.286

That

1.      That the addendum report DE17.28 DA16/2070 – 7 Beach Street, Huskisson – Lot B DP 359526 be introduced as a matter of urgency.

2.      The following matters be brought forward for consideration:

  • DE17.28 - DA16/2070 – 7 Beach Street, Huskisson – Lot B DP 359526
  • DE17.24 - Planning Proposal PP006 - Halloran Trust Lands - Potential Biodiversity Certification Application

CARRIED

 

 

DE17.28     DA16/2070 – 7 Beach Street, Huskisson – Lot B DP 359526

HPERM Ref: D17/78880

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council advise the applicant that:

1.    On the basis of the information provided to date, Council is not prepared to support the variations to the SEPP65 guidelines and Council’s DCP2014;

2.    Determination of the application be deferred to further assess the impacts with respect to solar, privacy and streetscape considerations having regard to future development on neighbouring sites; and

3.    Staff report the application back to the Committee for determination when the further analysis is complete.

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Proudfoot)                                                                               MIN17.287

That Council advise the applicant that:

1.    On the basis of the information provided to date, Council is not prepared to support the variations to the SEPP65 guidelines and Council’s DCP2014;

2.    Determination of the application be deferred to further assess the impacts with respect to solar, privacy and streetscape considerations having regard to future development on neighbouring sites; and

3.    Staff report the application back to the Committee for determination when the further analysis is complete.

For:            Clr Gash, Clr White, Clr Wells, Clr Findley, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Gartner, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson, Clr Kitchener, Clr Proudfoot and Russ Pigg

Against:    Nil

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

DE17.24     Planning Proposal PP006 - Halloran Trust Lands - Potential Biodiversity Certification Application

HPERM Ref: D17/5761

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That the Committee support in principle the preparation of a Biodiversity Certification Application for the Planning Proposal for the Halloran Trust Lands at Culburra Beach, Callala Bay and Kinghorne.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Gash / Clr Wells)                                                                                      MIN17.288

That the Committee support in principle the preparation of a Biodiversity Certification Application for the Planning Proposal for the Halloran Trust Lands at Culburra Beach, Callala Bay and Kinghorne.

For:            Clr Gash, Clr White, Clr Wells, Clr Findley, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Gartner, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson, Clr Kitchener, Clr Proudfoot and Russ Pigg

Against:    Nil

CARRIED

 

Reports

 

DE17.24     Planning Proposal PP006 - Halloran Trust Lands - Potential Biodiversity Certification Application

HPERM Ref: D17/5761

 

Item dealt with earlier/later in the meeting see MIN17.288.

 

 

DE17.25     Submission - Draft SEPP Education & SEPP Infrastructure Review

HPERM Ref: D17/93026

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council make a submission (Attachment 1) to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment on the new State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments & Child Care Facilities) 2017 and the review of State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Proudfoot / Clr Wells)                                                                               MIN17.289

That Council make a submission (Attachment 1) to the NSW Department of Planning and Environment on the new State Environmental Planning Policy (Educational Establishments & Child Care Facilities) 2017 and the review of State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007.

For:            Clr Gash, Clr White, Clr Wells, Clr Findley, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Gartner, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson, Clr Kitchener, Clr Proudfoot and Russ Pigg

Against:    Nil

CARRIED

 

DE17.26     Readoption of Development Services Policies

HPERM Ref: D17/72708

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council adopt the following policies, with the minor amendments outlined in the report:

1.    Private Burial Grounds

2.    Policy for the Assessment of Council’s Own Development Applications

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Findley)                                                                                   MIN17.290

That Council adopt the following policies, with the minor amendments outlined in the report:

1.    Private Burial Grounds

2.    Policy for the Assessment of Council’s Own Development Applications

For:            Clr Gash, Clr White, Clr Wells, Clr Findley, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Gartner, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson, Clr Kitchener, Clr Proudfoot and Russ Pigg

Against:    Nil

CARRIED

 

DE17.27     Readoption of Community Consultation Policy for Development Applications

HPERM Ref: D17/75255

Recommendation (Item to be determined under delegated authority)

That Council adopt the policy with the minor amendments outlined in this report.

 

RESOLVED (Clr Wells / Clr Gash)                                                                                      MIN17.291

That Council adopt the policy with the minor amendments outlined in this report.

For:            Clr Gash, Clr White, Clr Wells, Clr Findley, Clr Levett, Clr Cheyne, Clr Gartner, Clr Pakes, Clr Watson, Clr Kitchener, Clr Proudfoot and Russ Pigg

Against:    Nil

CARRIED

 

Addendum Reports

 

DE17.28     DA16/2070 – 7 Beach Street, Huskisson – Lot B DP 359526

HPERM Ref: D17/78880

 

Item dealt with earlier/later in the meeting see MIN17.287

 

 

Note:  The Chairperson Councillor White together with Councillors Gash, Wells, Findley, Levett, Cheyne, Gartner, Pakes, Watson, and Proudfoot made personal statements of thanks to Mr Tim Fletcher, Director Planning Environment and Development Group, this being his last of approximately 400 Development Committee meetings for Council and his final in the role of Director Planning Environment and Development Group.

 

In response Mr Fletcher thanked the Councillors for their kind words.

 

 

There being no further business, the meeting concluded, the time being 5.53pm.

 

 

Clr White

CHAIRPERSON