In the proposed changes, where are the clauses referring to amenity which the Development Consent Authority (DCA) must consider currently: Those things which can affect our lifestyle and the value of your property. How our streetscapes look, and how they support everyday community life and wellbeing, writes Nick Kirlew from the Planning Action Network Inc.
Official knickers are in a firm knot over what the Development Consent Authority can or cannot do, as rural residents are still battling the creeping industrialisation of their living space. PHOTO: An image used by objectors to the Petrick Road planning applications. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
The owners of a rural residential block say its value has dropped $65,000 as a result of their neighbours getting permission to run an industrial operation. ERWIN CHLANDA reports. PHOTO: The huge shed used by the plumbers on the formerly rural residential land, as pictured in the valuer's report.
Development Consent Authority says no. Will Minister say yes? A new application? Photo: Former owner of the rural block Bob Kessing, at its northern end, looking into Emily Valley, 10 years ago. Report by ERWIN CHLANDA.
Eight storey buildings are now officially on the agenda for Alice Springs, and the government's newest land management instrumentality is on the same page as one of the town's most outspoken high-rise opponents, heritage architect Domenico Pecorari. ERWIN CHLANDA reports.
LETTER TO THE EDITOR
Here is an outline of what we're proposing to Planning Minister, Peter Chandler, in a bid to to have planning regulations changed in favour of open and fair planning appeal rights. He answered quickly and reassuringly that he was looking into the matter, write Diana Rickard and Greg Chapman.