September 2015

Quarter 1 – 2015/16 highlights

  • The average net time to determine applications was 80 days in the financial year to date (DAs and S96 modifications).
  • The median net time to determine applications was 62 days.
  • 94% of applications were approved. 

Value of DAs lodged and determined in the quarter

Value
2015/16
2014/15
2013/14
DA lodged in quarter
$2,992m
$662m
$591m
DA determined in quarter
$1,318m
$691m
$440m

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
Description
Value $million
D/2014/1758
301-303 Botany Road, Sydney
Stage 2 DA for the construction of a mixed use development comprising construction of a part 8 and part 20 storey mixed use building above 3 basement car parking levels.  Proposed uses of the building include 401 apartments; retail tenancies along Botany Road, Bourke Street, future Tweed Place, future Ebsworth Street and future Green Square Plaza; a multi-purpose function facility and car parking for 403 vehicles.  The proposal also includes a through-site link from Ebsworth Street to the Green Square Plaza and site landscaping.
177
D/2015/61
46-52 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills
Adaptive reuse of the 'Griffiths Teas' warehouse for a mixed use development and a one storey addition with an architectural screen at roof level.
147
D/2014/2013
130-134 Elizabeth Street, Sydney
Stage 2 Development Application for demolition of existing structures and construction of a 38-storey mixed-use development, accommodating 140 residential apartments, 190sqm of retail floor space, 92 basement car parking spaces with ancillary landscaping and public domain improvement works (including the relocation of the Museum Station pedestrian entry on Liverpool Street).
121
D/2014/1521
87 Bay Street, Glebe
Demolition of the existing buildings & erection of a mixed use development with through site pedestrian link. The development incorporates 2 levels of basement parking, a podium of 2-3 storeys across the majority of the site and 5 tower elements (C, P, A, B & E) varying in total height from 5-9 storeys. The mixed use development is to include retail/commercial uses to the ground floor, 213 residential units to the ground floor & tower elements, landscaped communal rooftops, and 162 car parking spaces.
111
D/2015/66
19-29 Martin Place, Sydney
Partial demolition works and substantial alterations and additions to the podium and basement levels of the MLC Centre (known as Levels 1 to 9), modification to vehicular access to site (including removal of the Castlereagh Street ramp and modification to the King Street ramp), with landscaping and public domain improvement works.
99
D/2014/1977
67-77 Epsom Road, Zetland
Stage 2 development application for the construction of four residential buildings known as buildings B, C, E & F containing 247 units and two levels of basement parking.
78
D/2014/1928
84-92 Epsom Road, Zetland
Mixed use development comprising 4 residential flat buildings with 215 apartment and 620sqm of retail space with basement parking for 223 cars. Application also proposes landscaping, public domain works and subdivision to create 4 new lots. Application is Integrated Development under the Water Management Act 2000.
64
D/2014/1900
189-197 Kent Street, Sydney
Stage 1 Development Application for concept approval of an 80 metre building envelope for a mixed use development, accommodating retail and residential land uses.
57
D/2015/331
111-139 Darlinghurst Road, Potts Point
Stage 2 development application (detailed design) for alterations and additions to the existing building known as the former Crest Hotel comprising conversion from hotel accommodation to 139 residential apartments and retention of existing ground floor retail uses,  a new supermarket and specialty retail at Level 1 and 58 basement car parking spaces accessed from existing entry point on Victoria Street.
55
D/2015/154
Units 21-34/Factory 1A Coulson Street, Erskineville
Demolition of existing industrial buildings on site, removal of trees, excavation of 2 levels of basement car parking, construction of a 7 storey residential flat building comprising 109 units, 79 car spaces, landscaping, construction of 18 three bedroom terraces, land dedication, construction of new roads and pedestrian links, public domain works.  Development requiring approval from the NSW Office of Water under the Water Management Act 2000.
48
D/2014/1695
1 Macquarie Place, Sydney
Alterations and additions to levels 3 to 10 of existing Commercial Office and retail building with landscaping upgrade works to Jessie Street Gardens.
39
D/2015/601
65-79 Sussex Street, Sydney
Demolition of existing substation and construction of an eight storey development for hotel accommodation comprising 163 rooms, including; hotel lobby, restaurant, retail and licensed bar at Level 1; conference centre, function room, indicative gymnasium use, 12 bicycle spaces, associated end of trip facilities and garbage storage room at the Lower Ground floor. The application is Integrated Development requiring the approval of the NSW Office of Water under the Water Management Act 2000.
36
D2015/188
37-49 O'Connor Street, Chippendale
Demolition of warehouse and construction of a 3 storey mixed use building comprising basement parking, two residential units, central garden, art gallery and performance space, with hours from 10.00am – 10.00pm, Mondays to Sundays inclusive.
32
D/2015/943
108-120 Pitt Street, Sydney
Use and Fit-out of Levels 1 to 4 (inclusive) as a commercial office.
24
D/2014/1683
15 Carillon Avenue, Camperdown
Alterations to the existing Langley building of the Women's College within the University of Sydney including refurbishment of existing students' residences; construction of a new 3 storey building for education purposes (the 'Sibyl Centre'); construction of a new residence for the Vice Principal; new colonnade partially extending around the Langley building; landscaping; associated facilities including road infrastructure, stormwater management, car parking.
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Lodged

Applications lodged over $20 million in the quarter

DA number
Address
Description
Value $million
D/2015/966 57 Ashmore Street Erskineville

Stage 1 DA Concept Plan for redevelopment as a mixed use precinct including residential, commercial and recreation uses. The proposal includes building envelopes for nine (9) development blocks ranging in height between two (2) and eight (8) storeys plus attic and concepts for landscaping and public domain works. The application is Integrated Development requiring the approval of the NSW Office of Water under the Water Management Act 2000.

656

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/2015/1214 194 Pitt Street Sydney

Stage 1 Development Application for a concept proposal for mixed use development incorporating the following land uses: retail premises, registered club, indoor recreation facility (fitness centre), tourist and visitor accommodation (hotel containing 106 indicative rooms) and residential accommodation (indicatively 267 apartments).  The Stage 1 DA seeks consent for in-principle demolition of 196 Pitt Street, partial demolition of 194, 198-200 and 202-204 Pitt Street and a building envelope for the abovementioned land uses to a maximum variable height between 133 metres and 168 metres containing 3 levels of basement car parking, bike parking and loading accessed from 196 Pitt Street, and in-principle interim operation of the City Tattersall's Club and associated alterations at 202-204 Pitt Street.

181

D/2015/913 106-116 Epsom Road  Zetland

Demolition of the existing structures and removal of trees on site for the construction of a mixed use development comprising 5 buildings ranging between 5 and 14 storeys, accommodating 555 residential apartments and 840sqm of retail premises and the excavation of 2-4 levels of basement to accommodate 516 cars. The application also proposes landscaping, public domain works and subdivision to create 6 new lots. Application is Integrated Development under the Water Management Act 2000.

168

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/2015/1406 90B Goulburn Street Sydney

Stage 1 Development Application for a building envelope with a height of up to 121m, including demolition of the rear portions of Goldsmith building at 92-96 Goulburn Street and complete demolition of 98-104 Goulburn Street, retention of the German Lutheran Church at 90B Goulburn Street, 7 basement levels for parking and storage, retail tenancies at ground level, commercial uses at levels 2 to 6, and residential accommodation at levels above; complete retention, heritage conservation works and provision of disabled access to the Crown Hotel at 160-162 Elizabeth Street; and Stratum subdivision to create an allotment for the future tower building. (The application is Integrated Development requiring approval of Heritage Council under the Heritage Act 1977.)

64

D/2015/1358 219-231 Botany Road Waterloo

Stage 1 development application seeking approval for a building envelope to accommodate mixed residential and commercial development up to 6 storeys comprising 142 apartments, 272.5sqm of retail space, parking for 112 vehicles and roof top communal open space.  The application is Integrated Development as approval is also required under the Water Management Act 2000.

48

D/2015/1136 275-281 George Street Sydney

Demolition of existing building and erection of a 15 storey building and an additional 3 levels below ground. The building will comprise 2 basement levels of plant, bicycle parking and end of trip facilities, 3 levels of retail use, and 13 levels of commercial office space.

44

D/2015/1398 357 Glebe Point RoadGlebe

Stage 1 development application seeking approval of the building envelopes for a residential development comprising, demolition of the existing 'Remand Centre', excavation of two basement levels with access from Ferry Lane, building envelopes to accommodate 2 storey terrace houses and 2 x 7 storey envelopes to accommodate residential apartments, provision of two communal open space areas and associated site works.

43

D/2015/1191 345-355 George Street Sydney

Internal and external alterations comprising the reconfiguration of the ground level lobby areas, new awnings and entry to 357-363 George Street; Internal and external alterations to the retail and commercial areas of the ground level and levels 1-3 of 345-355 George Street at both the George and Barrack Street elevations; and removal of existing paint from the eastern wall of 24-26 York Street (no works are proposed to the State Heritage Listed Building at 22 York Street). The application is Integrated Development under the Heritage Act 1977, requiring the approval of NSW Heritage Council.

38

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/2015/1178 271-275 Kent Street Sydney

Alterations and additions to the existing commercial building known as 'Westpac Place' and adjacent the 'urban park'. Alterations include the enclosure of the undercroft on Kent St for use as a new entry and informal meeting space, the provision of a new escalators, expansion of the retail area adjacent to the urban park, reconfiguration of the urban park, and the provision of a retail tenancy and end of trip facilities on the Sussex Street level.

28

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/2015/1363 120 Elizabeth Street Sydney

Alterations and additions to the ANZAC Memorial Hyde Park including construction of an underground Education and Interpretation Centre beneath the southern side of the Memorial and minor internal reconfiguration of the existing building. The works comprise partial removal and reconstruction of the southern stairs, walls and floors, excavation between the Memorial and Liverpool Street and temporary site establishment works. Use of the Education and Interpretation Centre in association with major, ceremonial and private events is proposed between 6am - 11pm, Mondays to Sundays inclusive. The application is Integrated Development requiring the approval of the Heritage Division of the Office of Environment & Heritage under the Heritage Act 1977 and NSW Office of Water (Department of Primary Industries) under the Water Management Act 2000.

27

D/2015/1318 66-78 Albion Street  Surry Hills

Use of existing building as a children's courthouse. Works include demolition, alterations, addition of plant level at roof and solar panels.

25

D/2015/943 108-120 Pitt Street  Sydney

Use and Fit-out of Levels 1 to 4 (inclusive) as a commercial office

24

D/2015/1100 206A-208 Clarence Street Sydney

Demolition of existing building and structures and construction of a 15 storey hotel building comprising 97 rooms, including one basement to accommodate staff areas, plant and equipment, storage spaces, waste and recycling rooms and ancillary facilities.

23

D/2015/941 895-899 Bourke Street Waterloo

Demolition of existing structures and construction of new residential flat building containing 72 units with a ground floor commercial tenancy, landscaping and stormwater works

22

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