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.
Engagement is now closed and feedback is being considered.
Download the Frequently Asked Questions New rules for Site Compatibility Certificates – Seniors SEPP (PDF, 101 KB)
Page last updated: 09/03/2018