Land and Environment Court: Benmill v North Sydney Council

The applicant in this matter, Benmill Pty Ltd, was seeking declaratory relief in relation to the approved use of three illuminated roof signs prominently displayed near the top of a 17-storey commercial office building at 275 Alfred Street in North Sydney. Benmill contended that the approved use of the signs was, and remains, for the…

Land and Environment Court Case Study: Royle v Debelak

The applicant in this matter, Mr Royle, is a resident of Newport on Sydney’s northern beaches. He bought his property in 2016 and had been attempting to negotiate with neighbours, the respondents, regarding pruning a bamboo hedge on their property which had grown and caused a severe obstruction to views of the beaches and headlands…