654 – 666 PACIFIC HIGHWAY, 2A OLIVER ROAD AND 1 FREEMAN ROAD, CHATSWOOD

Freeman

OFFICER’S RECOMMENDATION

That:
1. Council support the Planning Proposal for the land Lot 1 DP 1068007, Lot 1 DP
121830, Lot 1 DP 839309 and Lot 2 DP 839309, known as 654 – 666 Pacific
Highway, 1 Freeman Road and 2A Oliver Road, Chatswood.
2. Council adopt and make the amendment to Willoughby Local Environmental
Plan 2012 in accordance with Section 59 of the Environmental Planning and
Assessment Act 1979, so as to change Willoughby Local Environmental Plan
2012 for the land known as Lot 1 DP 1068007, Lot 1 DP 121830, Lot 1 DP 839309
and Lot 2 DP 839309, known as 654 – 666 Pacific Highway, 1 Freeman Road
and 2A Oliver Road, Chatswood, and give effect to the Planning Proposal in the
following manner:
(a) Increase height for the site to RL 137.8 for Tower A and RL 128.8 for
Tower B and identify the site as „Area 4‟ on the Height of Buildings Map.
(b) Add the following sub clause 4.3A(9):
“The height of a building on land at 654 – 666 Pacific Highway, 1
Freeman Road and 2A Oliver Road, Chatswood, that is identified as
„Area 4‟ on the Height of Buildings Map must not exceed 18 metres
except:
Where the site area exceeds 2,400 square metres, the height must not
exceed the height shown on the Height of Buildings Map.”
(c) Identify the site as „Area 15‟ on the Floor Space Ratio Map.
(d) Add the following sub clause 4.4A (20):
“(20) The maximum floor space ratio for a building on land identified
as „Area 15‟ on the Floor Space Ratio Map may exceed 2:1 if:
(a) The site area exceeds 2,400 square metres
(b) The floor space ratio will not exceed 3:1
(c) The floor space ratio of any shop top housing will not exceed
(e) Identify the site as „Area 3‟ on the Special Provisions Area Map for the
purposes of affordable housing in accordance with Clause 6.8.
3. Council support and adopt draft Willoughby Development Control Plan Section
E3.4 for the site at Attachment 2 to the officer‟s report, subject to the following
amendments:
(a) Proposed awnings and verandas fronting the Pacific Highway be
setback a minimum of 1.5 metres from the future kerb (associated with
the proposed road widening affectation).
(b) Proposed awnings and verandas fronting Oliver Road be setback a
minimum of 1.5 metres from the future kerb (associated with the
proposed road widening affectation).
(c) Jenkins Street is not to be used by trucks accessing or exiting the site.
(d) A development application will require an updated assessment of traffic
controls and truck routes at the time of lodgement.
4. Council support the draft Voluntary Planning Agreement accompanying the
Planning Proposal for the site.
5. That delegated authority be granted to the General Manager and the Mayor to
finalise and enter into the planning agreement offered by the applicant.
6. Council advise NSW Planning and Environment that the Strategic Planning
Manager, Linda McClure be nominated to be delegate to process and finalise
the Planning Proposal.

The Draft Planning Agreement provides for:

 A 4 metre wide strip of land along Oliver Road to be dedicated to Council for local
road widening.
 A 1 metre wide strip of land along Freeman Road to be dedicated to Council for local
road widening.

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