Housing

Are you feeling a little cramped at home and looking to utilise some space from your backyard? Before deciding whether to build a unit, granny flat or studio on your land it is important to understand what each of these are and what can best...

The Mornington Peninsula Housing Strategy was first adopted in 2017. Since then they have done some additional work on neighbourhood character guidelines as well as attempting to commence a planning scheme amendment. You can read more about the original housing strategy here. Presumably, this refresh of...

Within Melbourne suburbs the three most common residential zones that you are likely to encounter are: Neighbourhood Residential Zone, General Residential Zone, Residential Growth Zone. These new residential zones were created by the State Government in 2017 to replace the Residential 1, Residential 2...

The Planning Scheme Amendment to implement the Casey Housing, 2019 has been approved (known as Amendment C198). The Planning Scheme Amendment has introduced a suite of new residential zones into the municipality. These new residential zones are intended to guide the preferred development...

Kingston City Council are currently undergoing a consultation process as part of developing the new housing and planning rules for the municipality. More details on the draft strategies and the drop in sessions can be found here. Following initial research and consultation, the Kingston Council...