Village Building Co’s Develeopment Application refused for the “Old AFP Site in Weston”.

The ACT Planning and Land Authority has refused the village Building Company’s Development Application for Block 1 Section 82, the “Old AFP Site” in Weston. There were a number of grounds for the refusal including the proposed blocks do not represent a suitable size able to accomodate complying developments appropraite to the site and zoning, the pattern of sub-division constrains… Continue reading

Council Comments on the Supportive Housing Development Proposal in Chapman

Council offers the following comments in relation to the Supportive Housing proposal in Chapman. In short, Council welcomes moves to increase the supply of supportive housing in Weston Creek, but suggests the ACT government assist the proponent to identify a more suitable location in the Weston Creek area. Continue reading

Refused – Proposed Development of Block 3 Section 12 Coombs – the ZAPARI Development

Council is very pleased that the Proposed Development of Block 3 Section 12 Coombs – the ZAPARI Development has been refused on numerous grounds by ACTPLA. Some of these reasons include: The proposal is inconsistent with Zone Objectives for the RZ5 High Density Residential Zone.  The assessment concluded that the proposed development will not be conducive to a high standard of… Continue reading

Refused – Proposed development of Block 4 Section 39 Coombs – the POD Development

Council is very pleased that the Proposed development of Block 4 Section 39 Coombs – the POD Development – has been refused on numerous grounds by ACTPLA. Some of these reasons include: The proposal is inconsistent with Zone Objectives for High Density Residential Zone.  The assessment concluded that the proposed development will not be conducive to a high standard of residential… Continue reading

Housing Choices Project Update

A Housing Choices Collaboration Hub was established in May 2018 with an independently selected representative group of 35 ACT citizens. The Collaboration Hub met five times over three months to consider the consultation report, and also had access to all of the individual written submissions received. The aim of the Collaboration Hub was to write a recommendations report on ways… Continue reading