Property in Residential Growth Zone to be rezoned to Commercial 1 Zone

Current zone Residential Growth Zone – Schedule 1
Proposed zone Commercial 1 Zone

This property will be:

  • rezoned to the Commercial 1 Zone, and
  • subject to new Design and Development Overlay (Schedule 24) building design controls.

What does this mean?

Building envelope

  • The maximum building height for new development will change from a discretionary 13.5 metres (up to 4 storeys) to a mandatory 13.5 metres (up to 4 storeys).
  • Buildings built to front street boundary.
  • Side and rear setbacks to provide daylight access, outlook and natural ventilation for dwellings.
  • ResCode applies to any property next to General Residential or Neighbourhood Residential Zone.

Building frontages

  • Display windows and/or entrances at least 80 per cent of the building width.
  • Awnings over footpath.
  • Buildings to respond to fine-grain character.
  • Reduced impact of vehicle access and car parking on public realm.


  • Overlooking minimised through building design.
  • Minimum 2 metre balcony width.


View the full Design and Development Overlay provisions (DOC 4Mb).

View the Commercial 1 Zone.