• Medium Density Residential Zone

    The Medium Density Residential Zone within the Gold Coast City Plan presents great opportunities for development, for Duplexes in particular. In some instances a town planning approval may not be required however where non-compliant with the 20m frontage requirement, a code assessable application is triggered. Fortunately, this can usually be facilitated through Council’s ‘self to code’ Risksmart process for speedy approvals. A recent project we have worked on was at Mason Street, Southport where we prepared and lodged the application including the coordination of the required landscape plans. Contact us today to assist on any development project.

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  • Additional dwelling in your backyard…

    Over many years Pacific Pines was a hot spot for duplex and multi unit developments, however vacant allotments are now hard to come by. Noting that the majority of Pacific Pines is within the Medium Density Residential Zone with density designations of 1 dwelling per 300m2, an additional dwelling in the backyard is a development opportunity worth considering. Such a dwelling can be titled and sold separately and a recent example was a project we obtained approval for in Elkins Street. This was a difficult site due to topography and access limitations but a suitable design was able to be…

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