Dear Blacktown City Council,
I want to know about front setback in the Blacktown suburb on an old street for a knockdown rebuild. My block size is 15.24m*37m , I got told that I can build only1 metre ahead from the average of my both side neighbours, but these both houses are nearly 60 years old and are approximately 10-12 meters away from the street. If I build 10-11meter away I would left with nearly no backyard or very small backyard. Could you please guide me through in this matter. Your timely help will be greatly appreciated.
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Blacktown DCP Part C is the applicable development control for your block if you are applying under a DA. This will allow you a 6m front setback regardless of the neighbouring properties.
If you are applying under a CDC then you will need to comply with the SEPP Exempt and Complying Development Codes Housing Code, which does require a setback which is based off the setback of adjoining properties.