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State Environmental Planning Policy No 65-Design Quality of Residential Apartment Development

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Alternative Title SEPP No 65-Design Quality of Residential Apartment Development
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Purpose (1) This Policy aims to improve the design quality of residential apartment development in New South Wales.(2) This Policy recognises that the design quality of residential apartment development is of significance for environmental planning for the State due to the economic, environmental, cultural and social benefits of high quality design.(3) Improving the design quality of residential apartment development aims:(a) to ensure that it contributes to the sustainable development of New South Wales:(i) by providing sustainable housing in social and environmental terms, and (ii) by being a long-term asset to its neighbourhood, and (iii) by achieving the urban planning policies for its regional and local contexts, and (b) to achieve better built form and aesthetics of buildings and of the streetscapes and the public spaces they define, and (c) to better satisfy the increasing demand, the changing social and demographic profile of the community, and the needs of the widest range of people from childhood to old age, including those with disabilities, and (d) to maximise amenity, safety and security for the benefit of its occupants and the wider community, and (e) to minimise the consumption of energy from non-renewable resources, to conserve the environment and to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and (f) to contribute to the provision of a variety of dwelling types to meet population growth, and (g) to support housing affordability, and (h) to facilitate the timely and efficient assessment of applications for development to which this Policy applies.(4) This Policy aims to provide:(a) consistency of policy and mechanisms across the State, and (b) a framework for local and regional planning to achieve identified outcomes for specific places.
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Keywords HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT-Planning
Metadata Date 2018-04-04
Date of Asset Creation 2002-07-26
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