App Number D/839/2015
App Date 13/10/2015
Location 752 High St Thornbury
Description Demolition of the existing building, development of a 5-storey building (plus roof terrace) comprising 15 dwellings, a shop and reduction to the car parking requirement, as shown on the plans accompanying the application
Summary 5 storeys of 15 apartments, 1 shop and car stacker with 13 parking spaces
L5 shared roof deck
L4 3 = 1x 1 bed + 2x 2 bed
L3 3 = 2x 1 bed + 1x 3bed
L2 5 = 3x 1 bed + 2x 2 bed
L1 4 = 4x 2 bed
GND foyer and business space (157 sq m) + waste etc
GND+B1 13x parking in complicated car stacker (*)
corner block, with difficult vehicle access via narrow rear laneway
internal amenity is poor for 1 bed and south side apartments
CITY OF DAREBIN REFUSAL TO GRANT A PERMIT
WHAT ARE THE REASONS FOR THE REFUSAL?
- The demolition of the existing building is contrary to the objectives of Clause 43.01 (Heritage) of the Darebin Planning Scheme.
- The height of the development is inconsistent with the height and scale of existing buildings located within the immediate streetscape.
- Car park reduction is contrary to the standards and objectives of Clause 52.06 (Car parking) of the Darebin Planning Scheme.
Date Issued 01 MAR 2016