Sydney Councils

ARE YOU LOOKING AT A NEW BUILD, EXTENSION OR LARGE EXTERNAL ADDITION (POOL)?

If you are a Home Owner looking at building or renovating your house surroundings, you  Looking for some guidance on the specific advantages of using StoneSet with regard to your building works?

Being new to the DA process you are possible wondering;

  • What are Councils concerns with hard landscaping
  • Soft landscaping alternatives and advantages
  • List of Councils that specifically approve StoneSet as Soft Landscaping

Below are local examples of Soft landscaping which Sydney Councils have approved StoneSet Porous Paving, in consideration of allowing further the development

All StoneSet products are fully porous/permeable which allows water to penetrate the surface and flow through to the ground below. With issues surrounding flooding, pollution and preservation orders on trees, a porous surface is becoming increasingly important in fact essential

 

 

 

 

Willoughby Shire Council

Being on the lower north shore, the area of properties is much smaller and therefore the soft landscaping ratio requirement is quite high when considering driveways and other surrounds. See below some of the properties we have applied StoneSet in this council.

If you are a Home Owner looking at building or renovating your house surroundings, you  Looking for some guidance on the specific advantages of using StoneSet with regard to your building works?

Being new to the DA process you are possible wondering;

  • What are Councils concerns with hard landscaping
  • Soft landscaping alternatives and advantages
  • List of Councils that specifically approve StoneSet as Soft Landscaping

UNSURE WHAT COUNCILS’ CONSIDER ‘SOFT LANDSCAPING’? 

Download our guide to permeability here

 

 

 

 

Waverly Council

Waverly Council have a minimum of 20% of the site is to be soft landscaping – excluding the swimming pool area. They allow StoneSet as a soft landscaping alternative to increase this footprint. Scroll the images below to see examples of work we’ve done on properties in Waverly Council

If you are a Home Owner looking at building or renovating your house surroundings, you  Looking for some guidance on the specific advantages of using StoneSet with regard to your building works?

Being new to the DA process you are possible wondering;

  • What are Councils concerns with hard landscaping
  • Soft landscaping alternatives and advantages
  • List of Councils that specifically approve StoneSet as Soft Landscaping

UNSURE WHAT COUNCILS’ CONSIDER ‘SOFT LANDSCAPING’? 

Download our guide to permeability here

 

 

 

 

 

 

Canada Bay CounciL

Below are local examples of Soft landscaping which Sydney Councils have approved StoneSet Porous Paving, in consideration of allowing further the development. Canada Bay Properties have similar restrictions to the rest of Sydney regarding hard-soft landscaping ratios.

UNSURE WHAT COUNCILS’ CONSIDER ‘SOFT LANDSCAPING’? 

Download our guide to permeability here

 

 

 

KU-RING-GAI COUNCIL

Below are local examples of Soft landscaping which Sydney Councils have approved StoneSet Porous Paving, in consideration of allowing further the development. Ku Ring Gai Properties have similar restrictions to the rest of Sydney regarding hard-soft landscaping ratios.

If you are a Home Owner looking at building or renovating your house surroundings, you  Looking for some guidance on the specific advantages of using StoneSet with regard to your building works?

Being new to the DA process you are possible wondering;

  • What are Councils concerns with hard landscaping
  • Soft landscaping alternatives and advantages
  • List of Councils that specifically approve StoneSet as Soft Landscaping

UNSURE WHAT COUNCILS’ CONSIDER ‘SOFT LANDSCAPING’? 

Download our guide to permeability here