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Multi dwelling development

Why you need a planning permit

Development of land in Maroondah is subject to the granting of a planning permit. Penalties can apply if development proceeds without a permit.

Council approval is given if your application:

  • complies with the relevant provisions of the Maroondah Planning Scheme and Neighbourhood Character
  • has no material detrimental effect upon owners or occupants of adjacent properties in the locality.

Once your application has been submitted, Council will assess your plans and information, inspect your property and determine whether your application may be approved.

The proposed development should take into consideration:

  • neighbourhood character
  • site layout, landscaping including location of canopy trees
  • energy efficiency
  • infrastructure
  • visual and acoustic privacy
  • car parking and vehicle access
  • private and communal open space.

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