Repealed - Sydney Regional Environmental Plan No 16—Walsh Bay

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This historical record represents Sydney Regional Environmental Plan No 16—Walsh Bay.

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Language English
Alternative Title SREP No 16—Walsh Bay
Edition 1
Purpose This plan aims:(a) to allow an appropriate range of uses to encourage the adaptive re-use of existing structures while not required for commercial port uses,(b) to identify and protect the heritage significance of the area by establishing a conservation zone and providing appropriate controls for adaptive re-use, demolition and alteration,(c) to ensure that development is compatible with the scale and character of existing built structures in the area,(d) to control the use of the waterways between the wharves to ensure that any activities associated with any development are compatible with the commercial shipping and navigational requirements in Sydney Harbour,(e) to identify a consent authority for development approvals,(f) to identify matters to be considered when determining development applications,(g) to ensure the provision of public access to the waterfront, including the wharves, and (h) to ensure that development:(i) provides appropriate parking facilities and traffic management which minimises impact on the amenity of the area, adjoining residential areas and the Sydney Cove Redevelopment Area,(ii) does not adversely affect the arterial road network in the City of Sydney,(iii) preserves views to and from Sydney Harbour,(iv) is compatible with the adjacent existing residential community, and(v) provides a public transport system which can be integrated with the existing public transport services in the City of Sydney.
Frequency of change Not planned
Metadata Date 2018-04-04
Date of Asset Creation 1989-06-16
Date of Asset Revision 2022-12-04
License Creative Commons Attribution 4.0
Equivalent Scale 320000
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Geospatial Topic Environment

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Temporal Coverage From 2018-03-23
Datum GDA94 Geographic (Lat\Long)
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