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Subdividing in Eagleby

Discussion in 'Development' started by Taku Ekanayake, 19th Oct, 2015.

  1. Taku Ekanayake

    Taku Ekanayake Well-Known Member

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    Hey all,

    Does anyone know the minimum land required to subdivide in Eagleby QLD?

    I'm getting mixed reviews, also some saying it's part of Gold Coast council rules.
    My Eagleby property is 908m2 with side access. Hadn't thought of subdividing when I first purchased but if it meet requirements, it may come handy.


    Cheers,

    Taku
     
  2. ej89

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    isn't it 1000sqm to subdivide? I thought Eagleby was Logan council
     
  3. Taku Ekanayake

    Taku Ekanayake Well-Known Member

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    I think you'll find that it was under the gold coast but is now under the new logan planning scheme. I think it's minimum 700sqm for a corner block
     
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  6. LJW

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    Eagleby was part of Gold Coast City Council but was transferred to Logan City Council when the Council areas were redistributed. However, as a new planning scheme for Logan had not been created at the time, the area was still subject to the requirements of the Gold Coast Planning Scheme. This changed in 2015 with the introduction of the Logan Planning Scheme 2015 so the area is now subject to the provisions of Logan Planning Scheme 2015. You haven't mentioned anything about the zoning of the site etc (which influences what you can do with your site) so I'm going to assume it is zoned Low Density Residential (Suburban Precinct) and is also a corner lot.

    The minimum lot size is 350sqm with a minimum average lot size of 500sqm, a minimum frontage of 15m or 17m (corner lot). As you only have 908sqm, you will only be able to achieve a minimum average lot size of 454sqm. You may still be able to subdivide but you will need to lodge an Impact Assessable development application. You will also need to demonstrate that the lots are of a size, shape, dimension and density that are consistent with the intended character of the area. Any other nearby lots less than 500sqm? If so, you might have a shot.
     
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  7. Taku Ekanayake

    Taku Ekanayake Well-Known Member

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    Hey @LJW,
    Thanks for the great feedback. It's actually not a corner block but has side access - will this still work?
    I will have to do some more research to see if any nearby blocks are 500m2.
    Btw, when you say 'nearby' - does this have to be on the same street or what sort of proximity are we talking about?

    Cheers,

    Taku
     
  8. BuyersAgent

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    @Taku Ekanayake you will normally find the duty planner at council quite helpful, find out when they are least busy, ring them, be nice, ask lots of questions and pay a few compliments. You will get heaps of detailed info on what is likely to work. I find giving them the address and talking through the options often helps.
     
  9. Taku Ekanayake

    Taku Ekanayake Well-Known Member

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    @BuyersAgent thanks so much for the feedback and advice. I'll ring them this week - haha flattery always kills!

    Cheers,

    Taku