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The Moreton Bay Regional Council recently removed advice on its website that a Secondary Dwelling could be separately leased following some amendments to its planning scheme.
The definition states that a Dwelling House comprises one household and may contain a Secondary Dwelling. The amendment clarifies that the Secondary Dwelling must be subordinate to the primary dwelling.
Where the proposal looks more like two separate dwellings it will be defined as a Dual Occupancy. In this case an application for a material change of use may be required and if approved, infrastructure charges will be levied.
If you would like further advice, please contact PCG.
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Brisbane City Council has now published further information about changes to siting variations which can be found at: https://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/planning-and-building/do-i-need-approval/types-of-approval/building-near-the-boundary
From 1 July 2022, the Council fee for a siting relaxation will increase from $610 to $640. The current $610 fee applies irrespective of the…