NSW Dual Occupancy Advise

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  1. alexm

    alexm Well-Known Member

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    Hi all,

    I've not yet spoken to my architect and council as i've just found a potential site that I think would suit a detached dual occupancy project. The block is in NSW and zoned R2 with a total area of 690sqm (15x46) and is dead flat. With the zoning regs, I don't think that I can get three villa's/townies on the site.

    Financial feasibility aside, what sort of a project comes to mind for the experienced developers?

    Regards
    Al
     
  2. Be Developer

    Be Developer Property Developer Business Member

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    @alexm

    It really depends on location of site.

    As you said, attached/detached dual occ...

    And/or child care center comes to top of mind.

    You may get away with single story starta titled villas (in some regional NSW council)
     
  3. alexm

    alexm Well-Known Member

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    @Be Developer

    Thanks for the advise. I'll give you a call tomorrow to see if the potential project sounds feasible.
     
  4. AndrewTDP

    AndrewTDP Well-Known Member

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    Really depends on minimum lot size in the lga. If it's 550sqm a house and a granny flat. If it's 300 then 2 houses. Whole lot of variables.

    If it's a standard instrument LEP cl.4.1 might be of help.
     
  5. Gavin1985

    Gavin1985 Well-Known Member

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    Telling us which LGA would help
     
  6. alexm

    alexm Well-Known Member

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    It is in the Wollongong (Illawarra) LGA.
     
  7. AndrewTDP

    AndrewTDP Well-Known Member

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    I'll check tomorrow. Legislation website is too clunky on the phone.
     
  8. RetireRich101

    RetireRich101 Well-Known Member

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    Gong council need 15m for dual occ, and 18m for multi dwelling. I don't recall they have min lot size as long as you meet the front/rear set back, private/open spaces etc. Most council in NSW allow dual occ on R2 zone, but you need to check if the end product can be community/strata titled, so you can sell each separately. For example, Blacktown council dual occ is permissible, but strata title the dual occ is not allowed.
     
  9. AndrewTDP

    AndrewTDP Well-Known Member

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    No luck on Cl 4.1 just minimum lot size as per the maps.

    The following are permissible with consent

    Attached dwellings; Bed and breakfast accommodation; Boarding houses; Boat launching ramps; Child care centres; Community facilities; Dual occupancies; Dwelling houses; Environmental facilities; Exhibition homes; Exhibition villages; Group homes; Health consulting rooms; Home-based child care; Hospitals; Hostels; Information and education facilities; Jetties; Multi dwelling housing; Neighbourhood shops; Places of public worship; Recreation areas; Recreation facilities (indoor); Recreation facilities (outdoor); Residential flat buildings; Respite day care centres; Roads; Semi-detached dwellings; Seniors housing; Shop top housing; Signage; Veterinary hospitals