DA lodged for 101 dwellings at 11 Jennifer St, Little Bay

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Artist impression of concept for 11 Jennifer Street, Little Bay

Latest information on a development application to build 101 dwellings in 3-4 storey apartment buildings and townhouses at 11 Jennifer Street, Little Bay.

The owner of the 1.161ha site at 11 Jennifer St, Little Bay is currently seeking development consent under Development Application No. DA/698/2020 (the DA) for a Stage 1 concept development to construct a part 3 and part 4 storey residential development in two building blocks comprising of 94 apartments, 7 townhouses, a community room, basement car parking for 145 spaces, tree removal, landscaping and associated works.

The DA, lodged on 21 December 2020, is separate to the previous development approved by the Land and Environment Court.

The DA was publicly exhibited from 4 February to 4 March 2021 in accordance with Council’s Community Participation Plan. Any submissions received will be considered as part of the detailed planning assessment.

The DA is currently under assessment and will be determined by the Sydney Eastern City Planning Panel.

For more information on the DA, please follow the below link to the online documentation (see the “documents” tab):

Location of proposed development.

The Site

The property at 11 Jennifer St is located on the eastern side of Jennifer Street at the intersection with a crown road providing access to St Michael’s Golf Course.

It is a trapezoidal shape with a 110 metre frontage to Jennifer Street. It has a site area of approximately 1.161 ha. The site contains Eastern Suburbs Banksia Shrub (ESBS) which has been identified as a Critically Endangered Ecological Community (CEEC) in the Sydney Basin Bioregion.

The site is zoned R3 Medium Density residential under Randwick Local Environmental Plan 2012 (RLEP) and the key development standards are an FSR of 0.75:1 and a maximum height of 9.5m.

Kamay Botany Bay National Park is to the south of the site and to the east is St Michael's Golf Course and driving range. There is a health facility for ‘Spinal Cord Injuries Australia’ to the north of the subject site.

The site was the subject of earlier development applications which have either been approved by the Land and Environment Court, withdrawn or refused by Council.

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