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How Many Units Can I Fit On My Land?

How Many Units Can I Fit On My Land?

There is no simple answer to how many units you can fit onto your land. The answer depends on a variety of factors, primarily the planning and zoning codes of the relevant local council.

When it comes to approving your development project, most local councils are less interested in how many dwellings you can fit onto your land. They’re more concerned about how well the development and design of the proposal adhere to the relevant standards and conforms to the context of the site.

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Hot Land Development Spots in Queensland

Hot Land Development Spots in Queensland

Land developers in Australia are flocking to the sunshine state in droves. Queensland dominated the 2016 list of most-clicked land developments promoted on realestate.com.au. The state managed to take out seven of the top 10 spots.

These results build upon previous trends, indicating that development in Queensland is becoming increasingly popular and doesn’t look likely to slow down anytime soon.

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What is a Dual Occupancy?

What is a Dual Occupancy?

Dual occupancy refers to a lot that contains two dwellings for separate households. These dwellings can be attached or detached and can be separately titled (have two different owners). A dual occupancy doesn’t include multiple dwelling like a set of units. Rather, it describes configurations like a duplex.

Depending on local zoning laws and density requirements, dual occupancy developments can be self-assessable (meaning no permit is needed), code assessable (requiring a development application) or impact assessable (requiring public notification as part of a development application).

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A Brief History of Queensland Surveying – Colonial Style

A Brief History of Queensland Surveying – Colonial Style

Surveying has a rich worldwide history dating back to the earliest times of civilisation. These activities have been crucial in the planning and development of places like Queensland, where European land surveying began after colonisation in 1839.

The first surveyors arrived at Moreton Bay, then a part of the New South Wales colony, to prepare the land for free settlement. The first surveyors were named Dixon, Stapylton and Warner. They began their extensive task in May 1839 with the town of Brisbane and its surrounding areas.

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The great bounty of our nation sees us stand apart

The great bounty of our nation sees us stand apart

This article by Bernard Salt (Demographer) is a must read.  Do yourself a favour and not only read it for your own benefit but pass it on to anyone you care about especially your children.  Bernard Salt offers not only a brilliant analysis of Australia…

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Choosing a Surveyor – What You Need to Know

Choosing a Surveyor – What You Need to Know

One of the most important decisions you’ll make when deciding to develop land is choosing the right surveyor. Careless surveying can lead to the collapse of an entire project, with even the smallest of mistakes costing thousands of dollars. If the boundaries are calculated incorrectly,…

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Encountered a Dodgy Surveyor? What to do about it!

Encountered a Dodgy Surveyor? What to do about it!

Surveyors are generally very reliable, but every so often, you may encounter an unscrupulous surveyor. The results of a dodgy survey can be incredibly expensive. Incorrect measurements, inaccurate boundaries, incompetent site surveys, and other problems can all be symptoms of below standard surveyor competencies. Errors…

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How to Choose a Land Development Consultant?

How to Choose a Land Development Consultant?

If you’re in the process of planning a land development, you’ll need professional support from the outset of your project. Any kind of development includes many planning, compliance, and other factors. A good development consultant can help you speed up the development process, while also…

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Clashes with Neighbours over Property Boundaries?

Clashes with Neighbours over Property Boundaries?

Clashes over boundaries are common around Australia. Unfortunately, they are often long, drawn-out, acrimonious and ultimately futile processes. The fact is that “clashing” with your neighbours simply doesn’t resolve boundary issues. Whatever the merits of your case or your neighbour’s case, there’s only one way…

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Council Land on Your Property?

Council Land on Your Property?

If you see council land or related rights on your title, you may be a bit confused by the terminology or the actual status of that land. In Australian cities, particularly older areas, local councils may have some rights over your land for various reasons….

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