For an FAQ on New South Wales' dual occupancy planning and building process, click here.
Great. You've found the perfect block of land for your DualOcc development, nestled in one of Melbourne's beautiful suburbs. When you feel like you're almost good to go with the building work on your new home design, the planning process can be a bit confronting. Where to begin with council requirements and building surveyors?
Each Victorian council has its own set of rules and regulations. When it comes to building, subdividing, renovating or extending your home, requirements vary depending on where the land's located and how you're planning to develop it. So it pays to get expert advice up-front.
In the meantime, here are some first steps.