Public Notice 45 McLaren St

Public Exhibition – PP 6/20 – 45 McLaren Street, North Sydney


On 28 March 2022, Council resolved to support a Planning Proposal to amend North Sydney Local Environmental Plan (NSLEP) 2013 as it applies to land at 45 McLaren Street, North Sydney.  The Planning Proposal seeks to:

  • Changing the zoning from R4 High Density Residential to B4 Mixed Use (or MU1 Mixed Use, if the Employment Zone Reforms are implemented prior to the finalisation of this proposed amendment);
  • Increasing the maximum building height from 12m to part RL 103 (approx. and Part RL 115 (equivalent to 16 storeys);
  • Increase the maximum height of building limit from 12m to part RL 103 (approximately 36-43m) and Part RL 115 (approximately 47-51m max);
  • Impose a maximum floor space ratio of 6.25:1;
  • Impose a non-residential floor space ratio of 1:1
  • Amend Clause 4.4A – Non-Residential Floor Space Ratios to permit residential accommodation at ground level facing Walker Street; and
  • Amend Clause 6.12A – Residential flat buildings in Zone B4 Mixed Use to permit residential accommodation at ground level facing Walker Street.

The Planning Proposal is accompanied by a draft Voluntary Planning Agreement (VPA) that proposes to deliver a number of public benefits to the value of approximately $5.8 million and a draft amendment to North Sydney Development Control Plan 2013 to give effect to the intended outcomes of the endorsed Planning Proposal.

On 1 June 2022, the Minister for Planning issued a Gateway Determination enabling the Planning Proposal to proceed to public exhibition. The Planning Proposal, draft VPA and draft DCP will be on public exhibition from Monday 21 November 2022 to Monday 16 January 2023, and may be viewed as follows:

  • Council’s Customer Service Centre, 200 Miller Street, North Sydney, from 9am to 5pm, Mondays to Fridays; and
  • Stanton Library, 234 Miller Street, North Sydney, during opening hours.


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Posted on 21 November 2022

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