Cessnock Local Environmental Plan 2011
5.6 Architectural roof features
(1) The objectives of this clause are as follows—(a) to ensure that architectural roof features are decorative elements only,(b) to ensure that the majority of the roof features are contained within the prescribed building height.(2) Development that includes an architectural roof feature that exceeds, or causes a building to exceed, the height limits set by clause 4.3 may be carried out, but only with development consent.(3) Development consent must not be granted to any such development unless the consent authority is satisfied that—(a) the architectural roof feature—(i) comprises a decorative element on the uppermost portion of a building, and(ii) is not an advertising structure, and(iii) does not include floor space area and is not reasonably capable of modification to include floor space area, and(iv) will cause minimal overshadowing, and(b) any building identification signage or equipment for servicing the building (such as plant, lift motor rooms, fire stairs and the like) contained in or supported by the roof feature is fully integrated into the design of the roof feature.