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Rezoning Proposal to Yield 840 Dwellings & 1,000 Jobs

Rezoning Proposal to Yield 840 Dwellings & 1,000 Jobs

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in August of the rezoning information provided below.   The mixed use rezoning proposal in Middleton Grange if adopted can yield 840 dwellings and 1,000 jobs.  The proposal seeks to rezone a 7.9 hectare parcel of land at 60 to 80 Southern Cross Avenue and 45 to […]

Five Dock Mixed Use Rezoning Adopted

Five Dock Mixed Use Rezoning Adopted

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in August of the rezoning information provided below.   The Canada Bay LEP 2013 Amendment No 9 applies to three properties. For 355 Lyons Road it rezones the property from R2 Low Density Residential to B4 Mixed Use and increase FSR from 0.5:1 to 1.3:1 and increase […]

Ahead of Schedule for Sydney’s Home Sites Program

Ahead of Schedule for Sydney’s Home Sites Program

In 2015, the New South Wales government launched the Home Sites Program, in which 10,000 new home sites in Sydney will be released by the government over the next four years.  The program was launched in order to provide a more affordable housing supply that will support the booming city’s […]

McKenzie Hill Residential Rezoning to Yield 125 Lots

McKenzie Hill Residential Rezoning to Yield 125 Lots

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in July of the rezoning information provided below.   Mount Alexander Residential Rezoning 94 Bulkeleys Road, McKenzkie Hills has been rezoned from a Rural Living Zone to General Residential Zone.  The amendment inserts the Vegetation Protection Overlay VPO in the planning scheme and also inserts a new Schedule […]

Residential Rezoning in Victoria to Yield 464 Lots

Residential Rezoning in Victoria to Yield 464 Lots

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in July of the rezoning information provided below.   St Leonards Residential Rezoning  321 – 399 Ibbotson Street, St Leonards has been rezoned from Farming Zone to General Residential Zone Schedule 1.  In addition, associated Planning Permit Application 970 proposes to allow a staged multi lot residential […]

Queensland Targets Moreton Bay as Next Priority Development Area

Queensland Targets Moreton Bay as Next Priority Development Area

The Queensland Government declared Moreton Bay as the next priority development area.  The area will be transformed into a world class into a world-class knowledge precinct, which will support more than 6,000 jobs. Over the next 20 years, this prime piece of land will be transformed into a vibrant urban community, […]

Western Australia Rezoning to Yield over 3,000 Dwellings

Western Australia Rezoning to Yield over 3,000 Dwellings

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in July of the rezoning information provided below.   The City of Canning LPS No 40 Amendment 208 was adopted in July to implement the Queens Park Local Structure Plan and will yield over 3,000 dwellings. The Amendment seeks to: create a new Centre zone and associated provisions […]

450 Affordable and Diverse Housing Units in Sydney

450 Affordable and Diverse Housing Units in Sydney

The City of Sydney is working to deliver affordable housing to the city’s key workers, such as teachers, police, nurses, and cleaners. In particular, the city aims to produce 450 new housing units in Green Square and Redfern.  The housing will be built on the city’s own surplus land. If people on […]

New Rezoning Review to Replace Existing Pre-Gateway Review

New Rezoning Review to Replace Existing Pre-Gateway Review

  Delays and uncertainty in the rezoning process mean volatility for a property development, as it is difficult to respond quickly to changes in demand and the up front costs of a development involving a rezoning are high. In New South Wales the new Rezoning Review is intended be an […]

Land Releases and Rezonings for New Housing Injection

Land Releases and Rezonings for New Housing Injection

Planning Minister Rob Stokes announced land releases and rezonings near the Cudgegong Road Railway Station will be used to create suburbs with housing potential of 20,000 residents. The new housing will be supported by the necessary infrastructure, such as schools, community facilities and open space. Riverstone East will have a […]