One Planner's Archive

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

Zone Schedule for Subdivision Ruled Invalid

A recent VCAT matter, BMF Pty Ltd v Greater Geelong CC [2011], has thrown a spanner into the restrictions contained within numerous Schedules to Zones across Victoria. In the BMF case the Tribunal was asked to determine whether a schedule to a Low Density Residential Zone (LDRZ) that specified a minimum dimension for a lot was lawful.