What's On In Lismore City

  • Councillor Briefing

    Tue, Apr 29 2014

    A Councillor Briefing will be held in the Council Chambers, 43 Oliver Avenue, Goonellabah, where Councillors will be briefed on
  • Councillor Interview

    Mon, May 05 2014

    Interview times are available with Councillors Bennett and Clough. Interviews are held at the Goonellabah Sports and Acquati
  • Extra Ordinary Council Meeting

    Tue, May 06 2014

    The Business Paper is available on Council's website one week prior to the meeting. Further details can be obtained from Coun

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Farm buildings and structures

The construction or installation of a farm building or other structure used for the purpose of an agricultural activity is exempt development if the following development standards are met and if it is:

(a)        constructed or installed on land in Zone RU1, RU2, RU3 or RU4, and

(b)        not constructed or installed on or in, or in relation to, a heritage item or a draft heritage item.

Development standards

(1)        The standards specified for that development are that the development must:

(a)        be not higher than 7m above ground level (existing), and

(b)        not have an area of more than:

(i)         if it is a stockyard—0.5ha, or

(ii)        if it is any other building or structure—200m2, and

(c)        be located at least 20m from the primary road frontage of the lot and at least 10m from the other lot boundaries, and

(d)        not be constructed or installed within 50m of a dwelling on an adjoining property, and

(e)        be located at least 50m from a waterbody (natural), and

(f)         to the extent it is comprised of metal components—be designed by, and constructed in accordance with the specifications of, a professional engineer, and

(g)        to the extent it is a silo—not be fitted with a motorised fan for aeration or drying purposes.

(2)        If the development is a shipping container, there must not be more than 1 shipping container per lot.