December 2015

Quarter 2 – 2015/16 highlights

  • The average net time to determine applications was 79 days financial year to date (DAs and S96 modifications).
  • The median net time to determine applications was 63 days.
  • 95% of applications were approved.

Value of DAs lodged and determined in the quarter

Value
2015/16
2014/15
2013/14
DA lodged in quarter
$1,211m
$1,715m
$2,152m
DA determined in quarter
$2,473m
$998m
$1,078m
 

 

Below are listed the applications valued over $20 million that were lodged and determined in the quarter. The total value of applications includes stage 1 concept applications.

All applications lodged and determined can be found through the development applications search facility.

Notices of determination for all applications and delegated planners reports can be found through the development applications search facility. Reports going to Council or the Central Sydney Planning Committee can be found in the relevant agendas of Council and Committee meetings.

Determined

Applications approved over $20 million in the quarter

DA Number Address Brief description Val $m
D/2015/929 50 Bridge Street Sydney Stage 2 DA for the partial retention, but substantial redevelopment of the existing office tower, including the removal of existing facade and services from the retained building structure, excavation to allow for a new basement and podium and construction of an extension to the existing tower building for the purposes of commercial office, retail premises and gym. The proposal includes a reduction in existing on-site car parking, alterations to existing vehicle access arrangements, interface works on 33 Alfred Street at basement level and associated landscaping and public domain works. The application is Integrated Development requiring approval from the NSW Office of Water under the Water Management Act 2000.

604

D/2015/1049 1 Alfred Street Sydney State Significant Development - Stage 1 application for building envelopes and proposes uses for two new buildings (Tower A and Tower B). Tower A comprises a mixed use (residential and retail) building with a maximum height of 185m / RL191. Tower B comprises a mixed use (hotel and retail) building with a maximum height of 110m / RL112.5. The proposal also includes a six level basement car park.

555

D/2015/882 1 Alfred Street Sydney Stage 2 development application for the construction of a new mixed use building (Tower A) of 57 storeys, including 184 residential apartments, retail space and landscaping improvements. This application seeks to amend the Stage 2 development previously approved for the site under D/2010/2029. Amendments include excising Tower B and the basement car park from the proposal and marginally expanding the built form of Tower A. The application is Integrated Development requiring approval from the NSW Heritage Council under the Heritage Act 1977. A Stage 1 application for a hotel development (Tower B) and new basement car park to be shared between Tower A and Tower B will be submitted separately.

289

D/2015/509 58-60 Martin Place Sydney Demolition of existing building (excluding St Stephen's Uniting Church), reconstruction and expansion of existing basement levels, construction of a 33-storey commercial office building accommodating retail and commercial floor space, 69 car parking spaces and 439 bicycle spaces with end-of-trip facilities, signage zones, associated landscaping and public domain improvement works (including relocation of the Martin Place railway station entry stairs).

258

D/2015/930 9-13 Young Street Sydney Stage 2 DA - Young and Loftus Street Precinct: Demolition of existing building and basement structures on each subject site, associated site remediation and excavation works, construction of 3 new mixed use buildings (Building A, B and C) between 9 and 13 storeys, construction of an integrated five level basement beneath Buildings B, C and Loftus Lane (including parking and loading areas, building services, storage and waste areas) and landscaping and public domain works to Loftus Lane and surrounds. The application is Integrated Development requiring approval from the NSW Office of Water under the Water Management Act 2000.

122

D/2015/750 148-160 King Street Sydney Stage 1 development application for a conceptual building envelope to a height datum of RL 120.70 (approximately 92.8m or 27 storeys). The proposal incudes in-principle demolition of the existing 12-storey building; indicative future uses of residential accommodation and retail / office premises; indicative car parking, loading docks, service areas and a substation on the basement levels; and vehicular access from Elizabeth Street.

72

D/2015/565 65 Craigend Street Darlinghurst Stage 1 DA for redevelopment of the site for use as a vehicular sales and hire premises with above ground car parking within a 5-storey (18m) building envelope.

53

D/2014/1703 Factory 1A Coulson Street Erskineville Demolition of existing warehouse and construction of 7 storey residential flat building and terraces. Public domain works include roads, footpaths, pedestrian link and landscaping.

50

D/2015/98 890-898 Bourke Street Zetland Stage 1 DA envelope scheme for a mixed-use development with multi-level basement car parking. The application proposes a Floor Space Ratio of up to 2.2:1 and a maximum building height of RL 44.70 AHD (approximately 22 metres).

45

D/2015/824 6-8 Crewe Place Rosebery Demolition of single storey warehouse building, retention of existing four storey industrial building fronting Crew Place, conversion of retained industrial building to residential use and construction of a five storey building fronting Rosebery Avenue and a four storey building fronting Primrose Avenue comprising total of 99 residential units and one commercial premises. The removal of 14 trees and landscaping works are also proposed at the above site. The proposal is not designated development.

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D/2015/1179 100 Harris Street Pyrmont Alterations and additions to former wool store including refurbishment and upgrade of the existing building for use as offices and a cafe.

29

D/2015/920 47 Wentworth Avenue Sydney Stage 1 Development Application for establishing the envelope for the adaptive re-use of the existing 9-storey warehouse building at No. 49-53 Wentworth Avenue ('Tyne House') to a hotel accommodation with 96 rooms. Redevelopment of the existing 3-storey commercial building at No. 47 Wentworth Avenue ('Karim House') to a part 18- and part 19-storey residential building, and extension of the aforementioned warehouse building at No. 49-53 by an additional 9 (front) and 10 storeys (rear) to provide a total of 73 dwelling units.

27

D/2015/95 105-115 Portman Street Zetland Construction of a part 6 part 7 storey residential building containing 67apartments, 2 levels of basement parking for 48 cars and associated landscaping.

25

D/2015/32 37-41 Bayswater Road Potts Point Stage 2 development application (detailed design) following amendments to building materials, a reduction in the number of apartments from 51 to 46, incorporating 194sqm of communal open space on the roof top, and modifications to the entry lobby, light well and retail space (associated amendments to the approved Stage 1 building envelope are being assessed concurrently). The proposal is for the partial demolition of existing buildings, retention and restoration of existing Bayswater Road facade, construction of 8 storey mixed use building, and excavation of 2 basement parking levels.

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Lodged

Applications lodged over $20 million in the quarter

DA Number Address Brief description Val $m
D/2015/1901 25-55 Rothschild Avenue Rosebery Integrated application with Office of Water. Stage 2 mixed use development with 6 apartment buildings, 15 terraces, 2 child care centres, basement car parking for 502 cars, two through site links, excavation, landscaping and subdivision

262

D/2015/1791 906 Bourke Street Zetland Application for the demolition of existing buildings, subdivision, construction of a 13 storey residential building (the Eastern Building), an 8 storey residential building (the Western Building) and fifteen 3 storey townhouses containing a total of 343 dwellings, excavation for basement car parking accommodating 263 vehicles, construction of a new through road and pedestrian through-site link, associated public domain and landscaping works, and site remediation. The application is Integrated Development requiring the approval of the NSW Office of Water under the Water Management Act 2000.

110

D/2015/1700 286-296 Sussex Street Sydney Stage 2 development application for demolition of the existing building, excavation and construction of a 25 storey, 80m high, mixed use building comprising a 152 room hotel within a ten storey podium, a tower above containing 95 residential apartments, and basement parking for 90 cars. This application is being assessed concurrently with section 96(2) application D/2014/755/A to modify the Stage 1 development consent to amend the approved building envelope.

98

D/2015/1718 18 Huntley Street Alexandria Demolition of existing structures on site, excavation, land remediation, realignment of the existing Sydney Water stormwater easement, construction of basement car parking, construction of a part six and part three storey residential flat building, and associated civil and landscaping works.
The proposal incorporates 155 apartments, parking for 124 cars, 10 motorcycles and 176 bicycles, and a communal music room.
The application is Integrated Development requiring the approval of the NSW Office of Water for temporary dewatering of the site under the Water Management Act 2000.

64

D/2015/1490 136 Hay Street Haymarket Stage 1 DA for a 16 storey mixed-use building envelope comprising 4 basement levels of car parking, lower levels of retail/commercial (including 1 below ground) and upper 14 levels for tourist accommodation and residential uses. Vehicular access is proposed from Campbell St. The site also has frontage to Pitt St. The application is integrated development under the Water Management Act 2000.

61

D/2015/1518 280-288 George Street Sydney Stage 1 Development Application for a 27-storey building envelope with a lower ground and two basement floor levels. Indicative land uses include retail premises on lower ground, ground and first floors and hotel accommodation on the storeys above, and basement loading dock, parking and building services.

59

D/2015/1845 280-288 George Street Sydney Stage 2 Development Application for demolition of the existing building and construction of a 26-storey mixed use building, including 3 levels of retail uses, hotel accommodation with 194 rooms and ancillary licensed bar, gymnasium, swimming pool and lobbies, 2 basement levels with loading dock, plant and service areas, and 2 rooftop plant room levels.

56

D/2015/1902 757-759 George Street Haymarket Stage 1 application for the demolition of all buildings except the existing facade of the heritage-listed former 'Sutton Forest Meat' building (761-763 George Street). A building envelope between 71.4m and 73m (22 storeys) is proposed, which is between 21.4m and 23m over the height control of 50m. The proposed use is a hotel with 207 rooms, a ground floor bar and first floor function room. Three (3) basement levels with 39 parking spaces accessed from Valentine Street are also proposed.

46

D/2015/1536 1037-1047 Bourke Street Waterloo Stage 1 development application for a 6 storey mixed use development consisting of retail spaces at ground floor level with 87 residential apartments and a basement level. The application is integrated development requiring the approval of the NSW Office of Water under the Water Management Act 2000

37

D/2015/1794 1 Elger Street Glebe Stage 2 application for the Glebe Affordable Housing Project, comprising excavation and construction of a part 5/part 6 storey residential flat building (Block B), comprising a total of 48 units, community room, communal open space, landscaping and civil works (frontages to Elger Street and Stirling Street); and, excavation and construction of a part 6/part 9 storey residential flat building (Block D) comprising 111 apartments, community room, communal open space, landscaping and civil works (frontages to Elger Street and Bay Street).

35

D/2015/1687 55 Market Street Sydney Alterations and additions to the podium and basement of the “City Centre” development. Proposal includes demolition of existing facades, internal structures and former monorail station facility; construction of new facades with stainless steel mesh panels and awnings; installation of a total of 14 illuminated building and business identification signs; provision of mural on the western elevation; internal modifications and upgrade to the foyer, lift lobby and retail units; creation of a café tenancy on the western side of the site; provision of bicycle parking and end-of-trip facilities; and 24-hour internal construction works.

29

D/2015/1838 255-269 Elizabeth Street Sydney Alterations and additions and change of use of ground floor and levels 1–4, 8, 11-13 and 15 to an educational establishment.

26

D/2015/1806 67C Bourke RoadAlexandria Construction and use of an operational depot facility for the City of Sydney comprising 170 at grade parking spaces, bicycle parking, site landscaping and the construction of a single storey metal clad building to accommodate maintenance functions including fleet services, cleansing services, waste services and civil maintenance services.

25

D/2015/1734 18 O'Riordan Street Alexandria Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) in relation to development application D/2015/1734 for the demolition of an existing building and construction of an eight storey hotel with ground floor parking. The planning agreement is to secure a public benefit in the form of the dedication of land and works-in-kind for footway widening on O’Riordan Street, and a monetary contribution of $436,162 for community infrastructure in the Green Square urban renewal area.

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