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  • April 20, 2017
  • Planning

The Better Apartments Design Standards have been introduced.

The Better Apartments Design Standards have been introduced to improve the liveability and sustainability of apartments across Victoria. The standards were developed in consultation with community members, architects, planning and design practitioners, technical experts, the development industry, councils, and state government agencies.

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  • February 02, 2018
  • Planning

Moreland Amendment Introduces New Height Controls

During the pre-Christmas rush the Minister was busy approving a number of amendments, including Amendment C159 to the Moreland Planning Scheme.

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  • February 16, 2018
  • Planning

MORELAND APARTMENT DESIGN CODE MAKES THE CUT

On 14 December 14 2017, Amendment C142 was gazetted and now forms part of the Moreland Planning Scheme. This amendment introduces a new Clause 22.07 – Apartment Developments of Five of more Storeys, as well as including the Moreland Apartment Design Code (MADC) as a reference document.

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  • March 12, 2018
  • Planning, property development

New Controls Afoot In Glen Eira’a Major Centres

Structure plans are the flavour of the month at Glen Eira with Council last week adopting final structure plans for Elsternwick, Bentleigh and Carnegie, along with Quality Design Guideline's which provide clearer direction on Council’s expectations for new development across the entire municipality.

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