Development for seniors housing is permissible under State Environmental Planning Policy (Housing for Seniors or People with a Disability) 2004 (Seniors SEPP), subject to meeting the requirements and in certain circumstances having a SCC.
A change has been proposed to the state policy governing housing for seniors and people with a disability about the use of SCCs. The proposed amendment addresses the practice of incremental expansion of land for seniors housing through Site Compatibility Certificates. The amendment will clarify that:
It is proposed that this policy position will apply to all new applications for SCCs lodged from the start of the exhibition of the EIE.
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Page last updated: 27/11/2017