Question about subdivided land.

Discussion in 'Property Management' started by ZAY, 6th Dec, 2019.

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  1. ZAY

    ZAY Member

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    I am looking to buy a property and it has been subdivided. The house is number 12 and there is a house behind it on 12A, there is no shared land and the property on 12 is on a 544 block. As it is already subdivided is it possible to develop on the block that is 12? & by develop I mean knock and build maybe 2 townhouses.. Is there any restrictions on developing like that on an already subdivided block?
     
  2. Scott No Mates

    Scott No Mates Well-Known Member

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    You will only know by reading the DCP & LEP for the block, getting a S149 certificicate, checking the restrictions placed on the block due to the subdivision or by consulting a town planner.
     
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  3. Mel Morgan

    Mel Morgan Sydney Property Manager Business Member

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    Most blocks are a result of some sort of subdivision some time in the past...whether the block can be further subdivided is as per Scott No Mate's - depends on its zoning and council restrictions. A quick call to the council's duty planner could give you some very high level information.
     
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  4. Westminster

    Westminster Tigress at Tiger Developments Business Member

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    Certain types of titles are very difficult to divide again. If the site is in Melbourne maybe have a chat to @lixas4 and get their opinion
     
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  5. lixas4

    lixas4 Well-Known Member

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    Hi Zay, if your title is clear and there is no owners corporation, or restrictions, then it may be just a planning matter on whether you can get a permit for two townhouses. So you could approach an arch/designer to start preparing drawings for the two townhouses.
     
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