Natural Sandstone Rock Face defended in Mosman
Roslyn McCulloch, Partner at Pikes & Verekers Lawyers, successfully defended Mosman Council’s refusal of an application to build a basement garage which would have included excavation into a natural sandstone rock feature which is adjacent to a heritage listed “divided road”. Much evidence was canvassed by the Court in relation to the heritage significance of the rock face and how the proposed garage would impact upon its significance. Ultimately, the Commissioner found that the development would entail destruction of a noticeable portion of the natural rock face, being an important and prominent feature of the divided road, and the development application was refused.
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