NSW Is this a potential duplex site?

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  1. Avkos

    Avkos New Member

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    Hello there,

    I am a newbie and a first home buyer.

    This property is in Revesby, NSW. It classified as R2 zone. It’s 7 mins walking distance from train station. Land size: 620m2. Over 16m frontage but the back boundary 12m. An odd shape block.

    I wish to know given the shape the land, can a duplex be made on it? If yes, could you share what the maximum land can be for each?




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    This property is currently on the market for $945k.

    Is this a good buy for a first home buyer or future property developer?
     

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  2. Want2RetireYoung

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    Hi,

    Always check with the Council as this will be the most reliable source of information. Also, ask the real estate agent for a 10.7 certificate with the contract of sale prior to purchasing. They tend to provide this to serious buyers.

    According to the Bankstown LEP 2015, a dual occupancy (duplex) is permitted on R2 Low Density Residential land.

    A duplex (attached) requires a minimum lot size of 500sqm and a minimum lot width of 15m at the front of the building line. A duplex (detached) requires a minimum lot size of 700sqm and a minimum lot width of 20m at the front of the building line.

    From the picture you have provided, it seems that an attached duplex is permitted, subject to Council consent. A detached duplex would not be supported.

    The maximum wall height is 7m, so roughly 8.5m/9m (2 storeys) is allowed with a pitched roof.

    The maximum Floor Space Ratio is 0.5:1 for the whole site.

    A further analysis of the Bankstown DCP is required to determine if the site can comply with the private open space requirements and other design controls. This can only be done with a proposed sketch of the duplex.

    As for your last question, someone else may be able to assist, as I can’t answer that question.

    If you need further assistance in regards to Development Applications (DA) and town planning, please get in contact with me.
     
  3. neK

    neK Well-Known Member

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    @Want2RetireYoung Are you a town planner ? Do you have much experience with building using Affordable Housing provisions?
     
  4. Want2RetireYoung

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    Yes, I am a town planner from NSW. I have experience with the affordable housing SEPP in NSW. How can I help?
     
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    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    What is their stance on battle-axe in this situation?
     
  6. Want2RetireYoung

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    For the OP site, a battle axe would not be advisable due to the fact that the lot width at the rear is only 11m, which will may make it harder to comply with the relevant design controls in the DCP.

    Battle-axe developments tend to be detached so a minimum lot size of 700sqm would be needed and an access handle of 3.5m on one of the side boundaries so you can provide access to the rear property. Again, for the OP site, this would not be achievable. At best an attached duplex would be supported.
     
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