SUBMISSION ON CHANGES TO PARKING STANDARDS FOR BOARDING HOUSES UNDER THE STATE ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNIN
Voted through unanamously.
To inform Council of State Government proposals to change car parking standards for boarding houses under the State Environmental Planning Policy (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009 (ARHSEPP) and of Council’s submission on those proposals.
The Department of Planning and Environment (the Department) propose to increase car parking requirements for boarding houses under the ARHSEPP from 0.2 spaces per boarding house room (in accessible areas) and 0.4 spaces per room (outside accessible areas) to 0.5 spaces per room inside and outside accessible areas.
The proposed changes were exhibited from 29 March 2018 to 16 April 2018. Having regard for the limited timeframe of the exhibition period, a submission was made prior to being reported to Council. Council’s Submission generally supported the proposed changes but highlighted continuing concerns with other elements of the ARHSEPP.
RECOMMENDATION OF ACTING GENERAL MANAGER PLANNING PLACE & COMMUNITY
A. Council note proposed changes to car parking standards for boarding houses under the State Environmental Planning Policy (Affordable Rental Housing) 2009.
B. Council’s submission in response to the exhibition of the proposed changes.