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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

Extension of Better Apartment Standards

The Victorian State Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) has been consulting on changes to the Better Apartment Design Standards, which were introduced to Victoria’s Planning Schemes in April 2017.  The next phase of the Standards seeks to ensure apartment developments have a positive impact on their local area. DELWP has prepared a discussion paper proposing potential changes to the Apartment Standards, with five main policy aims seeking to provide: