2019 02 21 - Report tabled - Territory plan Draft Variation No 350 – Changes to the definition of ‘single dwelling block’


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Territory Plan Draft Variation No: 350 – Changes to the definition of ‘single dwelling block’

The Assembly’s Standing Committee on Planning and Urban Renewal has tabled its report on the Inquiry into Draft Variation No 350: Changes to the definition of ‘single dwelling block’.

The draft variation proposed to amend the Territory Plan definition of a ‘single dwelling block’ by:

The draft variation also identified that these changes mean that:

In their final report the majority of the Committee recommended that Draft Variation No 350: Changes to the definition of ‘single dwelling block’ proceed.

The Chair of the Committee, Ms Caroline Le Couteur MLA stated:

‘Even though this inquiry was not relevant to the majority of Canberrans, the Committee felt that it was important to consider the changes and how they would affect the owners of the affected blocks and neighbouring residents.’

The Report is available via the Inquiry webpage: https://www.parliament.act.gov.au/in-committees/standing-committees-current-assembly/standing-committee-on-planning-and-urban-renewal/draft-variation-no-350-changes-to-the-definition-of-single-dwelling-block

STATEMENT ENDS – 21 February 2019

For more information contact:

Committee Chair, Ms Caroline Le Couteur MLA on 620 51941

Committee Secretary, Ms Annemieke Jongsma on 620 51253