Regular planning permit applicants will be aware of the importance of ensuring that mandatory garden areas, specified in the Neighbourhood Residential Zone and General Residential Zone, are accurately included into your design response, if the site is not exempt.
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Over the past few months there have been a number of Red Dot decisions relating to changes to planning provisions that occur prior to a VCAT hearing, which will be of interest to readers.
Regular readers and applicants will be aware of the recent changes to the General Residential and Neighourhood Residential Zones introduced in April of this year, under amendment VC110, requiring a mandatory minimum Garden Area as part of development proposals on lots greater than 400m2