Development approval statistics published

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Central Coast Council has approved 762 development applications, including 334 new dwellings, during the April to June quarter, councillors have been told.

Consent was granted to 16 development applications that included at least one variation to a development standard within the council guidelines. These included variations to floor space ratios of about 10 per cent and 9.3 per cent respectively for a second storey occupancy at 50 Webb Rd, Booker Bay, and a new multi-unit at 42 King St, Umina Beach. New dwellings included secondary dwellings, detached, dual-occupancies, multi-dwelling housing and units.

On top of that, 17 seniors living dwellings, 38 commercial or retail facilities were approved.

At the end of the quarter, another 593 applications were still under consideration.

SOURCE: Central Coast Council agenda 5.4, 26 Aug, 2019

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This story was also published in the Peninsula News print edition 478, page 20.