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Can R2 zone build multi-dwellings?

Discussion in 'Development' started by Zak, 30th Aug, 2015.

  1. Zak

    Zak Well-Known Member

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    i was just wondering whether with the right minimum frontage and right size block to meet multiple dwelling development BUT is only a R2 zone. Will council still approve multiple town house development? Or does it have to meet all three criteria?

    1. Frontage

    2. Zoning R3, R4

    3. Large Land size
     
  2. Gaby

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    Typically you would only be able to build up to a maximum of 2 dwellings (i.e. duplex) but will still need to meet certain criteria (frontage approx 15m and land size approx 600sqm) but this is at a very basic level. R3 zoning will be looking at townhouses and R4 will be units
     
  3. Propertunity

    Propertunity Exclusive Real Estate Buyers Agent Business Member

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    In NSW, R2 allows for “residential accommodation” which allows for residential flat buildings, multiple dwelling housing (villas/townhouses), attached dual occs, detached dual occs and dwellings.
     
  4. TML

    TML Well-Known Member

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    So what is the different between R2 and R3 if R2 Low density also allows multiple dwellings development?
     
  5. AndrewTDP

    AndrewTDP Urban Planning Consultant Business Member

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    Honestly it depends on the Council. E.g. Newcastle is yes. Gosford is no.

    Post up the Council and I can check it in 5 minutes.
     
  6. RetireRich101

    RetireRich101 Well-Known Member

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    under the old planning, Blacktown council allowed townhouse/vila to be developed in R2 zoning or anywhere if you have lot size/frontage or basically anywhere. However this expired April 2015 where you can not build MUD in R2 zoning, only in R3/R4.There is normally 1 year overlapping where you can submit old or new planning.
    This is just an example of Blacktown council, other council may vary
     
  7. Esh

    Esh Well-Known Member

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    If you are talking about the property in the Parramatta area, then minimum frontage for duplex is 15
     
  8. samiam

    samiam Well-Known Member

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    Could I rob this thread?
    What is the restriction for residential zone A1? also saw A-4 too. Where could I find all those info?? couldn't find on council web. Thanks.