Guides and maps for property and development

Get guidance on popular topics like removing trees or building fences to understand land-use, planning, building and infrastructure needs. You can also find links to important mapping and planning resources. 

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Development guides

These guides below may help you with planning your development:

Single dwellings, dwelling extensions and outbuildings
Development in non urban areas
Development in non urban areas
78.9 KB
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dependent persons unit
dependent persons unit
61.24 KB
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Residential development - Precinct 3
Residential development - Precinct 3
1.51 MB
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Manningham C110 Development Guide - Outbuildings in the low density residential zone
Manningham C110 Development Guide - Outbuildings in the low density residential zone
3.18 MB
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Residential developments and subdivision
multi unit development - precinct 4
multi unit development - precinct 4
5.17 MB
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multi unit - application checklist
multi unit - application checklist
88.75 KB
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Landscape plan guidelines
Landscape plan guidelines
7.49 MB
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building bulk guidelines
building bulk guidelines
1.58 MB
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residential subdivisions checklist
residential subdivisions checklist
73.58 KB
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Residential character guidelines
Residential character guidelines
586.45 KB
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earthworks
earthworks
469.09 KB
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planning controls earthworks
planning controls earthworks
459.41 KB
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Land Management Plans
Land Management Plans
79.71 KB
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Land Management - Guide to Earthworks
Land Management - Guide to Earthworks
522.03 KB
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cultural heritage management plans
cultural heritage management plans
159.72 KB
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Development guide for areas of environmental and landscape significance
Development guide for areas of environmental and landscape significance
1.58 MB
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restrictive covenant
restrictive covenant
75.87 KB
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Vegetation management
Vegetation and tree removal for bushfire protection
Vegetation and tree removal for bushfire protection
223.4 KB
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living with bushland and trees web
living with bushland and trees web
457.63 KB
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tree protection
tree protection
485.02 KB
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Native splendour - Indigenous planting guide
Native splendour - Indigenous planting guide
5.66 MB
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Prepare your property for emergencies

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