Planning proposal for 120C Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill


In 2017 Council engaged the community and considered a preliminary planning proposal for 120C Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, resolving to support and progress it to next stages. For more information see news items below.

The Greater Sydney Commission issued a Gateway determination and Council has been given delegation as the Planning Proposal Authority for the making of the LEP.

The planning proposal is now on public exhibition and Council seeks community comments.


Key features of the planning proposal on public exhibition

Proposed changes to the current planning controls for this land in the Ashfield Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2013

In 2017 Council engaged the community and considered a preliminary planning proposal for 120C Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, resolving to support and progress it to next stages. For more information see news items below.

The Greater Sydney Commission issued a Gateway determination and Council has been given delegation as the Planning Proposal Authority for the making of the LEP.

The planning proposal is now on public exhibition and Council seeks community comments.


Key features of the planning proposal on public exhibition

Proposed changes to the current planning controls for this land in the Ashfield Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2013 will:

  • rezone the western portion of land from SP2 Infrastructure to B4 Mixed Use to make it consistent with the zoning on the eastern portion
  • increase the maximum height of building to RL38.0 (6 storeys above Old Canterbury Road)
  • increase maximum floor space ratio for the land from 1:1 to 2.5:1


Amendment to Comprehensive Inner West Development Control Plan (DCP) 2016 for Ashbury, Ashfield, Croydon, Croydon Park, Haberfield, Hurlstone Park and Summer Hill

  • adds Section 2 - Chapter D, Part 12 - 120C Old Canterbury Road Summer Hill

View the Ashfield LEP 2013

View the Inner West - Ashfield DCP 2016


View the documents here

View the planning proposal documents and the preliminary planning proposal documents.

All information relating to these matters can also be viewed in hardcopy at:

  • Ashfield Service Centre, 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield NSW 2131


Have your say

  • Using the online form below
  • By post – addressed to General Manager, Inner West Council, 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield NSW 2131. Please mark your submission Ref: SC 1483

Submissions close on 13 November 2018 at 5:00pm.

If you wish to discuss the Planning Proposal in person visit the Strategic Planning Unit at Council’s Ashfield Service Centre 260 Liverpool Road, Ashfield.


What happens next

  • After the exhibition closes, your feedback will be reported to Council which will determine whether or not to progress the planning proposal to the final stage of the process which leads to amending the Ashfield LEP 2013. Anyone who makes a submission will be notified of the Council meeting.


Enquiries

If you have any questions, please contact Con Colot on 9392 5977 or Aleksandar Kresovic on 9392 5689.



  • Council approves planning proposal

    6 months ago

    Council considered a report including the community's feedback at its meeting on 26 March 2018. At the meeting Council resolved to:

    1. Amend the Ashfield Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2013 for 120C Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, as indicated in the report, in terms of recommendation (3) below;
    2. Liaise the the Department of Planning and Environment (DPE) and Parliamentary Counsel's Office to draft and finalise the LEP Amendment;
    3. Finalise the post-exhibited Voluntary Agreement with the Proponent in accordance with the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979;
    4. Follow the completion of (3) the VPA, request DPE to notify the Plan;
    5. Adopt the...

    Council considered a report including the community's feedback at its meeting on 26 March 2018. At the meeting Council resolved to:

    1. Amend the Ashfield Local Environmental Plan (LEP) 2013 for 120C Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, as indicated in the report, in terms of recommendation (3) below;
    2. Liaise the the Department of Planning and Environment (DPE) and Parliamentary Counsel's Office to draft and finalise the LEP Amendment;
    3. Finalise the post-exhibited Voluntary Agreement with the Proponent in accordance with the Environmental Planning & Assessment Act 1979;
    4. Follow the completion of (3) the VPA, request DPE to notify the Plan;
    5. Adopt the site specific amendments for 120C Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill in the "Inner West Comprehensive Development Control Plan (DCP) 2016 for Ashbury, Ashfield, Croydon, Croydon Park, Haberfield, Hurlstone Park and Summer Hill" recommended in the report; and
    6. Delegate the making of LEP amendments and the adoption of the amended site specific DCP as indicated in this report to the Group Manager of Strategic Planning.

    Council also resolved to:

    • Note the concerns of the neighbouring residents and users of the childcare centre in relation to construction impacts, traffic, parking and overshadowing and solar access, noting that it is constrained in its ability to refuse the planning proposal in its current form on the basis of these concerns, and attempt to address these concerns at the DA stage; and
    • Write to the Minister for Transport to re-emphasis the urgent need for additional light rail services in the area, which are already at capacity during peak times.


    For more information read the Council report and meeting minutes.

  • Council defers decision

    8 months ago

    At its meeting on 12 February 2019 the elected Council considered a planning proposal for 120C Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill. Council deferred its decision and requested a further report addressing potential improvements to traffic, parking and sunlight access in relations to this planning proposal. For more information read the Council report on 120C Old Canterbury Road planning proposal and view the Council minutes.



    At its meeting on 12 February 2019 the elected Council considered a planning proposal for 120C Old Canterbury Road, Summer Hill. Council deferred its decision and requested a further report addressing potential improvements to traffic, parking and sunlight access in relations to this planning proposal. For more information read the Council report on 120C Old Canterbury Road planning proposal and view the Council minutes.



  • Preliminary Stage Planning proposal approved by the Department of Planning & Environment

    almost 2 years ago

    The DP&E has approved the Preliminary Stage Planning Proposal at Gateway. Council expects it to go on public exhibition for community comment again in early 2018.

    The DP&E has approved the Preliminary Stage Planning Proposal at Gateway. Council expects it to go on public exhibition for community comment again in early 2018.

  • Council considers preliminary stage planning proposal

    about 2 years ago

    Council considered a report about the planning proposal for 120c Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, at a meeting on 25 July 2017. The report included the community's feedback and recommendations from Council officers. At the meeting it was determined that:

    1. The Planning Proposal be amended to Council’s satisfaction addressing the recommendations outlined in this report, including a Maximum Height of Building equating to 6 storeys relative to Old Canterbury Road and a reduced Maximum Floor Space Ratio;
    2. Council authorises the Interim General Manager to be Council’s delegate and use “the Authority” for the processing of the Planning Proposal as...

    Council considered a report about the planning proposal for 120c Canterbury Road, Summer Hill, at a meeting on 25 July 2017. The report included the community's feedback and recommendations from Council officers. At the meeting it was determined that:

    1. The Planning Proposal be amended to Council’s satisfaction addressing the recommendations outlined in this report, including a Maximum Height of Building equating to 6 storeys relative to Old Canterbury Road and a reduced Maximum Floor Space Ratio;
    2. Council authorises the Interim General Manager to be Council’s delegate and use “the Authority” for the processing of the Planning Proposal as outlined in this report;
    3. On satisfactory completion of Resolution 1 and 2, the Planning Proposal be referred pursuant to Section 56 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (the Act) seeking a Gateway Determination and for Council to be the Relevant Planning Authority, and requesting the studies identified in the report be produced;
    4. Council develop a site specific Draft Development Control Plan as outlined in this report and exhibit it concurrently with the Planning Proposal; and
    5. Upon receipt of the Gateway Determination the Planning Proposal and Draft DCP be put on public exhibition pursuant to the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 (the Act).
    6. Council write to the NSW Roads and Maritime Service and request that an area wide traffic network analysis be prepared for the McGill Street precinct and surrounds to determine local area traffic management opportunities that may be implemented to mitigate and better manage traffic impacts in this locality.