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St Leonards South – Setback to Pedestrian Link

Proposed Development Control Plan Amendment 21 – Setback to Pedestrian Link in St Leonards South

Consultation is currently open

Consultation will run from Monday 26 September 2022 to Sunday 23 October 2022.


Terry Tredrea - Strategic Planner

Phone: (02) 9911 3580



Council is consulting with the wider community on a proposed amendment to the Lane Cove Development Control Plan (DCP) in relation to the setback controls along the East-West pedestrian link in the St Leonards South Precinct.

The Council wishes to clarify the Notes/Location and the Provision in DCP Part 8. 




At its 18 August 2022 meeting, Council resolved to:

2.   a. For the purposes of strengthening the setback controls along the East West link in the St Leonards South Precinct as set out in Locality 8 Part C Residential Localities of the DCP, publicly exhibit for 28 days in accordance with Council's Community Participation Plan 2019 the following draft amendments to the controls for Building Setback F:-.             

i.   Provision - to replace current words with "6m at level 1 to level 4 and 9m at level 5 and above"; and

ii.   Notes/Location - to replace current words with "To pathway reservation as shown in Figure 5(b) for Areas 5, 6, 7, 8, 14, 15, 16 and 17". 

iii.   include a new Section A.1.6B as follows;

"The provisions of this DCP as amended by Lane Cove Development Control Plan 2009 (Amendment No. 21) apply to development applications made both before and after Lane Cove Development Control Plan 2009 (Amendment No. 21) came into effect, despite any other provision of this DCP." 

   b.   Submit the amendments detailed in (1) above to the Design Review Panel before community consultation and publish the advice of the Design Review Panel in the Have Your Say notification of the proposed DCP amendments.

To view the proposed amendments to Part C – Residential Localities which changes the Building Setbacks Clause for areas marked "F", view the link here.

In addition, in Part A – Introduction, Clause A.1.6B is to be amended to exclude Amendment 21 from Savings Provisions.

On 6 September, the NSROC Design Review Panel considered the proposal and submits the attached advice. 

Have Your Say

You can have your say on the proposed amendment by making a submission to the General Manager quoting the reference St Leonards South DCP Pedestrian Link Setbacks Amendment – SU8975 by:

  • Email:   

  • Post: Lane Cove Council, PO Box 20, Lane Cove NSW 1595

For further assistance please contact Council's Strategic Planner, Terry Tredrea on 9911 3580 or

Written submissions will be received by Council until 5:00pm Sunday 23 October 2022.

If you would like to be kept informed about the formal progress of this proposal following the consultation period, please submit your email address. Alternatively, check the 'Previous Consultations' section of the website any time after consultation closes for updates regarding this or any past consultation item

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