State Environmental Planning Policy (Infrastructure) 2007
48A Exempt development
(1) Development for any of the following purposes is exempt development if the development complies with clause 20 and is consistent with the applicable bush fire management plan or the direction or agreement relating to the applicable designated fire trail—(a) maintaining fire trails, or installing or maintaining gates and associated structures on such trails, if the development is consistent with the Fire Trail Standards and does not result in any change in the alignment of fire trails,(b) maintaining asset protection zones or installing or maintaining gates and associated structures on such zones, if the development is consistent with the NSW Rural Fire Service’s publication Standards for Asset Protection Zones published on the website of the NSW Rural Fire Service and does not result in any change in the alignment of asset protection zones.(1A) Clause 20(2)(g) does not apply to the development referred to in subclause (1) if the vegetation concerned is pruned or removed only so far as generally corresponds to the existing alignment of the formed fire trail or asset protection zone.(1B) Development for any of the following purposes is exempt development if the development complies with clause 20—(a) a hose drying rack, if the height of the rack does not exceed 1.5 metres,(b) a standby power generator for use by the NSW Rural Fire Service, if the generator is insulated to ensure that noise levels will not exceed 35dB(A) from outside the generator housing,(c) a toilet facility to be used in connection with a fire station, if the facility comprises a standard flushing toilet connected to a public sewer, or an on-site effluent disposal system or temporary chemical closet approved under the Local Government Act 1993,(d) new or replacement paving, if any surface water run-off is directed to a stormwater management system, the work involves no greater soil or vegetation disturbance than necessary and does not involve a new connection with a public road.(2) This clause does not apply to land within the coastal wetlands and littoral rainforests area (within the meaning of the Coastal Management Act 2016).