Glossary

102. Waste Management Site Plan (NB)

A Waste Management Site Plan must be submitted with all developments involving demolition, earthworks or construction. The Waste Management Site Plan must show the locations of waste storage, demolition site access, sorting areas, skip bins required and other details for how waste on the site will be managed during the demolition and construction phases.

PLEP 2014
In addition, all relevant plans submitted with the application (e.g.: floor plans, sections and site plans) must show details to identify location of waste storage areas (garbage and recycling), location of collection area, number of bins and hours of collection.

WLEP 2011
In addition, all relevant plans submitted with the application (e.g.: floor plans, sections and site plans) must show details to identify location of waste storage areas (garbage and recycling), location of collection area, number of bins and hours of collection.

MLEP 2013
In relation to dwelling houses, the site plan and floor plan layout of the proposed development must provide for the ongoing management of waste for occupants of the development as follows:

  • location of a waste cupboard waste storage area within the dwelling capable of holding a single day’s waste and allow source separation of non-recyclable and recyclable waste
  • location of external waste storage and recycling area capable of accommodating Council’s standard garbage and recycling bins, located outside the dwelling with convenient access to the usual collection point.

If a development is to include a mix of residential and commercial activities, separate collection arrangements must be provided. In relation to all other residential accommodation involving more than 1 dwelling, the proposed development must provide for the ongoing management of waste for occupants of the development as follows:

  • the location of individual, external waste storage and recycling area(s) relative to the usual collection point,
  • or, if a communal waste storage and recycling area(s) or garbage and recycling room(s) are proposed, design specifications must be included. This would include a floor plan, elevations and cross section drawings of the room and also the materials and finishes to be used,
  • and design details of any garbage chute if applicable.

If a communal facility is proposed, the area(s) must:

  • be able to accommodate all bins required
  • be accessible from all dwellings,
  • and, have prominent signage indicating correct use of bins.

The location and design of the waste storage area must complement the streetscape and must not impact on the amenity of adjoining properties (visual, noise, and odour).

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