Master Builders Association of Victoria welcomed Planning Minister Richard Wynne’s removal of mandatory height controls in selected commercial precincts in Hawthorn, Canterbury and Surrey Hills, helping to make it possible for higher density developments in otherwise restricted areas, but remains concerned this will not solve the ongoing problem of Council having too much control over planning decisions and too many applications winding up at VCAT.
Australian Standards bushfire-prone areas documentation..
AS 3959:2018 - Construction of buildings in bushfire-prone areas is free of charge until 30 June 2021
Signs of renewed confidence in the Victorian housing market
Victoria’s strong building approvals performance coincides with the notable improvement in its house prices.