State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007
Current version for 26 June 2020 to date (accessed 9 August 2020 at 01:50)
Part 3 Division 14
Division 14 Public administration buildings and buildings of the Crown
74   Definitions
In this Division—
prescribed zone means any of the following land use zones or a land use zone that is equivalent to any of those zones—
(a)  B3 Commercial Core,
(b)  B4 Mixed Use,
(c)  B5 Business Development,
(d)  B6 Enterprise Corridor,
(e)  B7 Business Park,
(e1)  B8 Metropolitan Centre,
(f)  SP1 Special Activities,
(g)  SP2 Infrastructure.
public administration building has the same meaning as it has in the Standard Instrument.
Note.
 
The Standard Instrument defines public administration building as follows—
public administration building means a building used as offices or for administrative or other like purposes by the Crown, a statutory body, a council or an organisation established for public purposes, and includes a courthouse or a police station.
75   Existing buildings of the Crown
This Policy does not restrict or prohibit, or enable the restriction or prohibition of, the use of existing buildings of the Crown by the Crown.
75A   Clauses 76 and 77 not applicable to police stations
Clauses 76 and 77 do not apply to development for the purpose of police stations within the meaning of Division 6 of Part 3.
76   Development permitted with consent
(1)  Development for the purpose of public administration buildings may be carried out by or on behalf of a public authority with consent on land in a prescribed zone.
(2)  Development for the purpose of public administration buildings that are ancillary to and located on the same land as another infrastructure facility may be carried out by or on behalf of a public authority with consent if—
(a)  the development application for the public administration building is determined at the same time as the development application for the infrastructure facility, and development for the public administration building is to be carried out at the same time as development for the infrastructure facility, or
(b)  development for the purposes of the public administration building is to be carried out on land on which an existing infrastructure facility is located.
77   Development permitted without consent
(1)  Development for any of the following purposes may be carried out by or on behalf of a public authority without consent—
(a)  alterations of or additions to a public administration building,
(b)  restoration of a damaged public administration building,
(c)  demolition of a public administration building,
(d)  replacement of a public administration building if the height of the building does not exceed 12 metres and the setback is at least 5 metres.
(2)  Development for the purpose of a public administration building that is ancillary to and located on the same land as an infrastructure facility may be carried out by or on behalf of a public authority without consent if—
(a)  development for the purpose of the infrastructure facility may be carried out without consent on that land, and
(b)  the approval of the activity (within the meaning of Part 5 of the Act) includes an approval for the public administration building, and development for the public administration building is to be carried out at the same time as development for the infrastructure facility.
77A   Exempt development
Any of the following development is exempt development if the development complies with clause 20—
(a)  development for the purposes of landscaping in the grounds of a public administration building, including landscape structures or features (such as art work),
(b)  use of a building as a public administration building following a change of use of the building as commercial premises.
Note.
 Subdivision 10A of Division 1 of Part 2 of State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 contains provisions relating to a change of use from a public administration building to business premises, office premises, shops and kiosks.