Can I build a Dual Occupancy in a New Estate?

That depends on the estate planning rules, a lot of these new estates have planning guidelines which are separate to but form a part the general Council guidelines. Many Councils do allow it, for example, recently we had one for a development application alignment in a new area with houses all around it. We were permitted to build a true …

Don’t Make This Costly $30K Mistake on Your Property Development

We had a client come to us recently who who had block with an existing house on the front, and he could put a single dwelling on the back or he could put up two detached units. He had gone to two project home builders who basically said “Here’s our standard three bedroom single garage home, we’ll stick that along …

Dual Occupancy – What are the reasons for building a dual occupancy?

  Why would someone think about doing a dual occupancy? Generally, people think about it because they see one going up in their neighbourhood. So a lot of the time we get a call from people when we’re building a dual occupancy because they see our signs. People call us and ask if I’ve got a block of land that …

What is a Dual Occupancy

  What is a dual occupancy? A dual occupancy is two buildings on the one site. They can either be attached in any configuration that you like or they can be detached. What you can and can’t do will be restricted by the land zoning that is set by your local council.  You council will tell you what you can …