Report and Consent

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A person can make an application for dispensation to vary certain building regulations. Most of the applications deal with siting regulations under the building regulations. Other items that may require dispensation are legal point of discharge, unsewered areas, flood areas and uncontrolled overland drainage areas.

Report and Consent Forms are attached below:

Generic Report and Consent Form (Reg 87, 90, 91, 92, 94, 95, 96, 97, 98, 116, 153)(PDF, 385KB)

Report and Consent Regulation Objectives(PDF, 278KB)

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Reporting No Reporting Matter Objective

130(PDF, 311KB) 

(formerly 310)

Overlooking

To allow construction of a building over an easement vested in Council

73(PDF, 479KB)

(formerly 408)

Max Street Setback

(setback more than ⅓ depth of site)

To facilitate consistent streetscapes by discouraging the siting of single dwellings at the rear of lots.

74(PDF, 400KB)

(formerly 409)

Min Street Setback

(decrease in min street setback)

To ensure that the setbacks of buildings from a street respect the existing or preferred character of the neighbourhood and make efficient use of the site.

75(PDF, 473KB)

(formerly 410)

Building Height

(overall building height > 9m or 10m)

To ensure that the height of buildings respects the existing or preferred character of the neighbourhood.

76(PDF, 470KB)

(formerly 411)

Site Coverage

(more than 60%)

To ensure that the site coverage respects the existing or preferred neighbourhood character and responds to the features of the site.

77(PDF, 387KB)

(formerly 412)

Permeability

(more than 80% impermeable surfaces)

To reduce the impact of increased stormwater run-off on the drainage system and to facilitate on-site stormwater infiltration.

78(PDF, 395KB)

(formerly 413)

Car Parking

(more than 2 car parking spaces)

To ensure that car parking is adequate for the needs of the residents

79(PDF, 483KB)

(formerly 414)

Side & Rear Setbacks

(building within the prescribed envelope)

To ensure that the height and setback of a building from a boundary respects the existing or preferred character and limits the impact on the amenity of existing dwellings.

80(PDF, 483KB)

(formerly 415)

Walls on Boundaries

(walls and carports over height or over length)

To ensure that the location, length and height of a wall on a boundary respects the existing or preferred neighbourhood character and limits the impact on the amenity of existing dwellings.

81(PDF, 744KB)

(formerly 416)

Daylight to Existing Habitable Room Windows (neighbours light court provisions)

To allow adequate daylight into habitable room windows.

82(PDF, 389KB)

(formerly 417)

Solar Access to Existing North Facing Windows

(building within the prescribed envelope)

To allow adequate solar access into existing north facing habitable room windows.

83(PDF, 467KB)

(formerly 418)

Overlooking

(increased overlooking into neighbours windows & SPOS)

To ensure buildings do not unreasonably overshadow existing secluded private open spaces.

84(PDF, 385KB)

(formerly 419)

Overshadowing of Recreational Private Open Space

(increase in overshadowing)

To limit views into existing secluded private open space and existing habitable room windows.

85(PDF, 388KB)

(formerly 420)

Daylight to Habitable Room Windows

(light court to new habitable room windows)

To allow adequate daylight into new habitable room windows of the dwelling.

86(PDF, 388KB)

(formerly 421)

Private Open Space

(decrease area of private open space)

To provide adequate private open space for the reasonable recreation and service needs of residents.

87(PDF, 385KB)

(formerly 422)

87 Printable

Siting of Class 10a Buildings

To ensure that a Class 10a Building is constructed on the same allotment as a building of another class to which it is appurtenant.

89(PDF, 395KB)

(formerly 424)

Front Fence Height

To ensure front fence design respects the existing or preferred character of the neighbourhood.

90(PDF, 385KB)

(formerly 425)

90 Printable

Fence Setback from side and rear boundaries

Fence Setback from side and rear boundary

91(PDF, 385KB)

(Formerly 426)

Printable

Fence length on side or rear boundary

Fence length on side or rear boundary

92(PDF, 385KB)

(formerly 427(PDF, 386KB))

Fences on Street Alignments

(corner fences greater than 1m within 9m to intersection)

n/a

94(PDF, 385KB)

(formerly 428)

Fences and Daylight to Windows in Existing Dwelling (neighbours light court provisions)

n/a

95(PDF, 385KB)

(formerly 429)

Fences and Solar Access to Existing north-Facing Habitable Room Windows

n/a

96(PDF, 385KB)

(formerly 430)

Fences and Overshadowing of Recreational Private Open Space

n/a

97(PDF, 385KB)

(formerly 431)

Masts, Poles etc.

(aerials etc greater than 3m (attached) or 8m (freestanding))

n/a