Proposed planning changes for 4–44 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills

A proposal to change the height and floor space ratio controls for properties at 4–44 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills.

Project Status: Completed

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Council approved an amendment to the Sydney Development Control Plan 2012 as it applies to 4–44 Wentworth Avenue, Surry Hills on 29 March 2021. View the Council meeting papers.

The amendment supports a planning proposal to change the Sydney Local Environmental Plan 2012 and will come into effect on the same day the change to the local environmental plan is notified on the NSW legislation website.

What we’re doing

The planning proposal is to change the height and floor-space ratio controls in Sydney Local Environmental Plan 2012. This will encourage a hotel development at 4–22 Wentworth Avenue and a broader set of employment uses at 24–44 Wentworth Avenue.

Changes include:

  • an increase in height from 22m to 62m at 4–6 Wentworth Avenue
  • an increase in height from 18m to between 24 and 28m at 8–44 Wentworth Avenue
  • floor-space ratio increases.

The proposal also includes new planning controls to guide built form, heritage conservation, design excellence and the sustainability of the site in Sydney Development Control Plan 2012.

Main document

Planning proposalPDF · 6.37 MB · Last modified

Supporting documents

Draft Sydney development control plan 2012PDF · 3.41 MB · Last modified
Traffic assessment reportPDF · 215.56 KB · Last modified
Heritage impact statementPDF · 1.25 MB · Last modified
Proponent’s urban design reportPDF · 13.48 MB · Last modified
Proponent’s indicative plansPDF · 6.22 MB · Last modified
Proponent’s heritage impact statementPDF · 2.58 MB · Last modified
Proponent's traffic assessmentPDF · 1.38 MB · Last modified
Urban design analysisPDF · 8.12 MB · Last modified

Next steps

We will consider all submissions and report the results to Council and the Central Sydney Planning Committee.

If Council approves this planning proposal after consultation, the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment will be the plan-making authority.

How you can give feedback

Consultation closes at 5pm on Friday 29 January 2021.

We have a range of ways you can provide your feedback: