PLANNING PROPOSAL - 729-731 PITTWATER ROAD, DEE WHY TO PERMIT ADDITIONAL USES
Council received a Planning Proposal to amend Schedule 1 of WLEP2011 to permit ‘Medical Centre’ and ‘Office Premises’ at 729 -731 Pittwater Road, Dee Why in June 2017.
The site has an area of 1,334m2 and is occupied by a three story building with roof top and undercover parking with a total of 31 spaces. The building is currently used for medical consulting rooms and a pharmacy and has been used for that purpose for many years. The property is zoned R3 - Medium Density Residential which permits residential uses including residential flat buildings but prohibits ‘Medical Centre’ and ‘Office Premises’.
The Planning Proposal was placed on public exhibition from 8 July 2017 until 23 July 2017 and subsequently considered by Council at its meeting on 24 October 2017(Attachment 2). At that meeting Council resolved to forward the proposal to the Department for a Gateway Determination and to publically exhibit the proposal in accordance with any Gateway Determination issued.
SUMMARY Council at its meeting on 24 October 2017, resolved to submit a Planning Proposal to amend WLEP2011 to permit the additional uses of a ‘Medical Centre’ and ‘Office Premises’ at 729-731 Pittwater Road, Dee Why to the Department of Planning and Environment (the Department) for a Gateway Determination and to publicly exhibit the Planning Proposal in accordance with any Gateway Determination issued by the Department. A Gateway Determination was issued for the Planning Proposal by the Department on 12 December 2017 and Council subsequently publicly exhibited the proposal for 28 days from 17 February to 17 March 2018.
No submissions were received in response to the public exhibition. No objections were raised to the Planning Proposal by Roads and Maritime Services.
086/18 RESOLVED Cr Ferguson / Cr Harrison
That Council exercise its delegation from the Minister for Planning to amend Warringah Local Environmental Plan 2011 to permit the additional uses of ‘Medical Centre’ and ‘Office Premises’ on land known as 729-731 Pittwater Road, Dee Why.
RESOLVED BY EXCEPTION