Changes to Newcastle's Development Control Plan

Are you aware of the recent changes implemented for Newcastle Council’s Development Control Plan? Section 3.03 Residential Accommodation is now effective, and applies to attached dwellings, boarding houses, dual occupancies, group homes, hostels, multi dwelling housing, residential flat buildings, semi-detached dwellings and seniors housing.

Changes from the previous DCP include setbacks, minimum site frontages for certain development and various other changes in planning controls. If you need any advice concerning these changes, please get in contact with Parker Scanlon’s Town Planners - Brad Draper, Madeline Thomas and Ed Munday - on 4969 6995.