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  • Complying development for dual occupancies and townhouses - 30 Nov, 2015
    A Discussion Paper has been released to provide recommendations on additional housing types that could be included as complying development in the State policy for exempt and complying development. These housing types include dual occupancy, manor homes, townhouses and terraces. The proposal aims to: - establish complying development rules for townhouses, terraces, villas, dual occupancies and manor houses, similar to those already existing for single dwellings; - reduce approval times and costs for homeowners; and - deliver more housing and greater housing choice, including more sustainable housing options.... read more >>
  • Positive changes to Home Building Compensation Fund - 2 Jul, 2015
    Builders and Tradies to have red tape cut for insurance applications for residential projects over $20,000... read more >>
  • New online planning tools - 29 Jul, 2014
    The department of planning has launched a suite of new online tools to help modernise the planning system in NSW and make it easier for people to access planning information... read more >>
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