The planning proposal seeks extensive changes to the planning controls that apply to the Melrose Park industrial precinct for four sites: 38-42, 44 & 44A Wharf Road Melrose Park (Site 1); 15-19 Hughes Avenue & 655 Victoria Road Ermington (Site 2); 8 Wharf Road Ermington (Site 3); and 19, 27, 29 & 31 Hope Street Melrose Park (Site 4).
The amendments include:
- rezoning the land to part R4 High Density Residential, part B2 Local Centre, part
RE1 Public Recreation and part SP2 Infrastructure (Educational establishment);
- increase the maximum building height across the site to heights ranging from
28m to 90m;
- increase the maximum FSR applying to the site to 1.85:1: and
- include a site specific provision relating to the maximum residential gross floor
area and minimum non-residential floor space requirement.