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Granny Flat Regulations

Discussion in 'Development' started by Katarina_Investor, 11th Apr, 2016.

  1. Katarina_Investor

    Katarina_Investor Member

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    Hi
    We are looking for a property where we could build a granny flat on. Can someone please point me to the official guidelines and regulations to which the property black has to comply to?

    Many thanks in advance
     
  2. neK

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  3. Paul@PFI

    Paul@PFI Tax Accounting + SMSF Business Member

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    What state should I enter into Google?
     
  4. Propertunity

    Propertunity Exclusive Real Estate Buyers Agent Business Member

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    http://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/fragview/inforce/epi+364+2009+sch.1+0+N?tocnav=y

    Complying with legislation is one thing, but not the only consideration.

    Also consider:
    1. Storm water off the granny flat roof - disposal to the gutter in the street or if land slopes to rear, on-site rubble pit or tap into an easement?
    2. Access for machinery during the build process.
    3. Clear of any services where you are building - sewer etc
    4. Bushfire or flood notations on the 149 certificate means a DA not a 10 day PC approval
     
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  5. Paul@PFI

    Paul@PFI Tax Accounting + SMSF Business Member

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    5. Not all Councils play ball

    6. Neighbours
     
  6. neK

    neK Well-Known Member

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    @Paul@PFI I thought this was a NSW wide policy so Councils don't get a say in this.
     
  7. Propertunity

    Propertunity Exclusive Real Estate Buyers Agent Business Member

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    Councils & neighbors get a say IF you have to go thru a DA process. Better IMO to find a property that suits a complying development and then it is a PC approval and council is not involved.
     
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  8. York

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    7. Financing.