MINUTES OF COOK SHIRE COUNCIL
Planning and Environment Standing Committee Meeting
HELD AT THE Administration Centre, 10 Furneaux Street, Cooktown
ON Friday, 3 March 2017 AT 9.00am
Cr Peter Scott, Cr Kaz Price, Cr Alan Wilson, Cr John Dessmann, Cr John Giese, Cr Larissa Hale
Cr Robyn Holmes
Meeting opened at 9.02am
Committee Resolution 2017/5
Moved: Cr John Giese
Seconded: Cr John Dessmann
5.1 APPLICATION FOR A DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FOR DA/3727 - RECONFIGURATION OF A LOT 16 ON PLAN SP219099 AND LOT 17 ON PLAN SP219099, LOCATED AT 8 AND 4 BUHMANN STREET COOKTOWN INTO TWO (2) LOTS BY WAY OF BOUNDARY REALIGNMENT.
Committee Resolution 2017/6
Moved: Cr Alan Wilson
Seconded: Cr John Dessmann
That the application by Desmond John Savage and Gloria Isabel Savage for a Development Permit DA/3727,
Reconfiguration of Lots 16 and 17 on Plan SP219099 located at 8 and 4 Buhmann Street, Cooktown into two (2) lots by way of boundary realignment be approved subject to the following conditions:
A. Assessment Manager (Council) Conditions
1. The development must be carried out generally in accordance with the following Proposal Plan (Appendix ‘A’) submitted with the application, except for any variations required to comply with the conditions of this approval:
· SLS Surveying & Mapping – Proposed Boundary Realignment – Plan Number 2388 – Date 01/02/2017.
2. Access to proposed Lots 16 and 17 must be from Buhmann Street via the existing Council approved accesses.
3. Proposed Lot 16 must be connected to the reticulated water supply by means of separate metered connection at the time of application for a development permit to carry out building works.
4. Wastewater treatment and disposal applications must include details of proposed wastewater disposal systems and calculations demonstrating compliance with the Queensland Plumbing and Wastewater Code and AS/NZS, 1547:2000 – On-site Domestic Wastewater Management. Details are to be provided at the time of lodgement of a Plumbing and Building application.
5. Proposed lot 16 must be connected to the reticulated electricity supply via underground reticulation at the time of application for a development permit to carry out building works.
6. The development must be maintained at all times to a standard so as not to create a fire hazard.
7. All stormwater drainage must be to a legal point of discharge.
Slope and Erosion Protection
8. All native vegetation in areas that have a slope of 30%, are highly erosion prone, are unstable or are intermittent water courses must be retained.
Cut and Fill
9. Operational Works permits must be obtained from Council prior to filling or excavation activities involving:
a) >10 cubic metres of material; or
b) On a slope with a gradient of 15% or greater.
10. A development permit must be obtained from Council for making a Material Change of Use of Premises for a House on proposed Lot 16 prior to any building application for a house being approved.
11. The developer is responsible for the cost of any alteration to Public Utilities as a result of complying with Conditions of this approval.
12. Proposed Lot 16 must be connected to Telecommunication services at the time of application for a development permit to carry out building works.
Building Alignment Setback
13. A building alignment setback of forty metres from the Mulligan Highway frontage of proposed Lot 16 shall apply to all new structures located on the subject land.
14. All relevant Conditions of this Development Permit must be complied with prior to the Plan of Survey being submitted to Council for endorsement.
15. All rates, service charges, interest and other charges levied on the land are to be paid prior to Council Endorsement of the Plan of Survey.
16. The reconfiguration of a lot approval authorised by this Development Permit must be completed and the Plan of Survey submitted to Council for endorsement within two (2) years from the commencement of this approval or this approval will lapse.
6 General Business
· Council was advised that the Application for the Coastal Strategy Special Projects had been lodged to LGAQ on Friday. GHD are assisting Council with this project which will look at what Council Assets are or will be affected by rising waters.
· Discussion on Rental Shortages within Cooktown was held. It was identified that current housing availability is not meeting the demand. A collaborative discussion with relevant stakeholders is planned to be held in three weeks time.
The Meeting closed at 9.38am.
The minutes of this meeting were confirmed at the Planning and Environment Standing Committee Meeting held on 7 April 2017.