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Discussion Papers & Articles

Victoria's New Residential Zones
Aboriginal Cultural Heritage
Calculating Council's 60 Day Timeframe
Applying for Costs at VCAT
Amending a Planning Permit

Getting an Exemption to the Garden Area Requirements

In May 2018 we wrote two Tidbits on Amendment VC143, Garden Area Clarification-Kind of… and  New Garden Area Changes: Puts a lid on one can of worms & opens another. Practitioners may recall VC143 sought to clarify, the previously ambiguous definition of what constitutes part of the mandatory ‘Garden Area’ (GA). Amendment VC143 also introduced new GA exemptions into the Neighborhood and General Residential zones.