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19 Apr 2021
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Multi-unit development proposal retains existing house

A development application has been lodged for the creation of three units on a 686.8 square metre site at 95 Paton St, retaining the existing house and building two new three-bedroom townhouses, at a cost of $650,000.

Access to the town houses is proposed via a driveway that would run along the southwest side of the site.

The proposal does not comply with the minimum lot size requirement of 750 square metres.

It does not comply with side or rear setback requirements. The rear setback varies from 1.89 metres to 3.89 metres, compared to the six metres required by the planning provisions.

The length of the building at 37.8 metres exceeds the maximum of 25 metres.

The open space area provided for the second unit is 33 square metres, which does not comply with the required minimum of 50 square metres.

The upper floor ceiling height of 2.4 metres does not meet the required minimum of 2.7 metres.

The applications lists nine approved precedents in Woy Woy and Blackwall over the last four years which it claims have "the same design scale, height, setbacks, site cover and parking".

The application states: "The public interest is well served by the proposed development. In view of the careful nature of the design it is considered that the health and safety of the public will not be affected.

"The proposal provides the local area with new dwellings on a site that is inherently suitable for such development."

The application is open for comment between April 23 and May 21.

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