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What Is A Paper Subdivision?

What Is A Paper Subdivision?

A Paper Subdivision refers to land which consists of lots that only have recognition on paper and, in most cases, have no formed infrastructure or services. Most paper subdivisions have been in existence for many years, some originating as long ago as the late 1800s. The land is likely to […]

Development Opportunities of the Draft Canada Bay Local Environmental Plan

Development Opportunities of the Draft Canada Bay Local Environmental Plan

The re-exhibition of the key strategic planning document for the City of Canada Bay Local Government Area, the Draft Local Environmental Plan ends next week. The draft LEP is intended to establish the broad controls for future land use and development. Through zoning and other development controls, the LEP is […]

What is Zoning?

What is Zoning?

Zoning restricts the rights of property owners, specifying the legally permitted and prohibited uses of a piece of land. In other words, it decides what can and cannot be built on a piece of land. Through zoning government can control the ways in which land is used. For example a […]