Minimising overshadowing of neighbouring apartments

Explains how the apartment design guide solar access objectives, design criteria and guidance are applied when assessing overshadowing of neighbouring apartments.

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  • This guide describes the documents required to be lodged in a development application to meet the requirements of the apartment design guide as well as relevant policies and regulations.
  • Use this guide where a proposed development overshadows an apartment building. 
  • Don't use this guide where other types of development are overshadowed. In those cases, make reference to the apartment design guide objective to minimise overshadowing and any relevant provisions of Sydney development control plan.