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Table 5.5.2─Low-medium density residential zone
Use
Level of assessment
Assessment criteria
Any
Exempt
If prescribed exempt development
Not applicable
Self assessment
If complying with all self-assessable acceptable outcomes
Caretaker’s accommodation code—all acceptable outcomes
Code assessment
If not complying with all self-assessable acceptable outcomes
Code assessment
If no greater than:
(a) 3 storeys and 11.5m in building height in the Up to 3 storeys zone precinct; or
(b) 3 storeys and 11.5m in building height in the 2 or 3 storey mix zone precinct, where the site has frontage to a road with a reserve width of 15.5m or more and any part of the site is within 400m walking distance of a dedicated public pedestrian access point of a railway or busway station; or
(c) 2 storeys and 9.5m in building height

Editor’s note—Section 1.7.7 applies where the maximum building height is specified in storeys and the development includes a space that is situated between one floor level and the floor level next above, or if there is no floor above, the ceiling or roof above, that contains only a bathroom, shower room, laundry, water closet or other sanitary compartment.

Exempt
If identified in schedule 4, table 2 of the Regulation
Not applicable

Note—Where an overlay applies, a dwelling house may become assessable development. Refer to section 5.10.

Note—All dwelling houses in the Low-medium density residential zone may become assessable development as the Dwelling house character overlay applies to all land within this zone. The relevant assessment criteria identified in section 5.10 are the Dwelling house code or the Dwelling house (small lot) code.

Self assessment
If complying with all self-assessable acceptable outcomes
Home based business code—all acceptable outcomes
Code assessment
If not complying with all self-assessable acceptable outcomes
Code assessment
If no greater than:
(a) 3 storeys and 11.5m in building height in the Up to 3 storeys zone precinct; or
(b) 3 storeys and 11.5m in building height in the 2 or 3 storey mix zone precinct, where the site has frontage to a road with a reserve width of 15.5m or more and any part of the site is within 400m walking distance of a dedicated public pedestrian access point of a railway or busway station; or
(c) 2 storeys and 9.5m in building height

Editor’s note—Section 1.7.7 applies where the maximum building height is specified in storeys and the development includes a space that is situated between one floor level and the floor level next above, or if there is no floor above, the ceiling or roof above, that contains only a bathroom, shower room, laundry, water closet or other sanitary compartment.

Prescribed secondary code
Self assessment
If complying with all self-assessable acceptable outcomes
Park code—all acceptable outcomes
Code assessment
If not complying with all self-assessable acceptable outcomes
Park code—all outcomes
Code assessment
If on the site of an existing relocatable home park or tourist park
Code assessment
If no greater than:
(a) 3 storeys and 11.5m in building height in the Up to 3 storeys zone precinct; or
(b) 3 storeys and 11.5m in building height in the 2 or 3 storey mix zone precinct, where the site has frontage to a road with a reserve width of 15.5m or more and any part of the site is within 400m walking distance of a dedicated public pedestrian access point of a railway or busway station; or
(c) 2 storeys and 9.5m in building height

Editor’s note—Section 1.7.7 applies where the maximum building height is specified in storeys and the development includes a space that is situated between one floor level and the floor level next above, or if there is no floor above, the ceiling or roof above, that contains only a bathroom, shower room, laundry, water closet or other sanitary compartment.

Prescribed secondary code
Rooming accommodation
Self assessment
If involving an existing premises with no increase in gross floor area, where:
(a) accommodating 5 persons or less;
(b) complying with all self-assessable acceptable outcomes
Rooming accommodation code—section A acceptable outcomes only
If involving a new premises or an existing premises with an increase in gross floor area, where:
(a) accommodating 5 persons or less;
(b) complying with all self-assessable acceptable outcomes
Rooming accommodation code—section A acceptable outcomes only
Dwelling house code if not on a small lot—acceptable outcomes AO2 and AO4
Dwelling house (small lot) code if on a small lot—all acceptable outcomes excluding PO1/AO1.1-AO1.2, PO7/AO7.1, PO10/AO10, PO11/AO11 and PO12/AO12.1-AO12.2
Code assessment
If involving an existing premises with no increase in gross floor area, where:
(a) accommodating 5 persons or less;
(b) not complying with all self-assessable acceptable outcomes
Rooming accommodation code—section A outcomes only
If involving a new premises or an existing premises with an increase in gross floor area, where:
(a) accommodating 5 persons or less;
(b) not complying with all self-assessable acceptable outcomes
Rooming accommodation code—section A outcomes only
Dwelling house code if not on a small lot—outcomes PO2/AO2 and PO/AO4
Dwelling house (small lot) code if on a small lot—all outcomes excluding PO1/AO1.1-AO1.2, PO7/AO7.1, PO10/AO10, PO11/AO11 and PO12/AO12.1-AO12.2
If involving an existing premises with no increase in gross floor area, where:
(a) accommodating 6 persons or more;
(b) not adjoining a dwelling house
Rooming accommodation code—section B outcomes only
If involving a new premises or an existing premises with an increase in gross floor area, where:
(a) accommodating 6 persons or more;
(b) not adjoining a dwelling house;
(c) no greater than:
(i) 3 storeys and 11.5m in building height in the Up to 3 storeys zone precinct; or
(ii) 3 storeys and 11.5m in building height in the 2 or 3 storey mix zone precinct, where the site has frontage to a road with a reserve width of 15.5m or more and any part of the site is within 400m walking distance of a dedicated public pedestrian access point of a railway or busway station; or
(iii) 2 storeys and 9.5m in building height

Editor’s note—Section 1.7.7 applies where the maximum building height is specified in storeys and the development includes a space that is situated between one floor level and the floor level next above, or if there is no floor above, the ceiling or roof above, that contains only a bathroom, shower room, laundry, water closet or other sanitary compartment.

Rooming accommodation code—section B outcomes only
Code assessment
If in the Up to 3 storeys zone precinct or the 2 or 3 storey mix zone precinct and fronting an arterial or suburban road, where no greater than:
(a) 3 storeys and 11.5m in building height in the Up to 3 storeys zone precinct; or
(b) 3 storeys and 11.5m in building height in the 2 or 3 storey mix zone precinct and any part of the site is within 400m walking distance of a dedicated public pedestrian access point of a railway or busway station; or
(c) 2 storeys and 9.5m in building height

Editor’s note—Section 1.7.7 applies where the maximum building height is specified in storeys and the development includes a space that is situated between one floor level and the floor level next above, or if there is no floor above, the ceiling or roof above, that contains only a bathroom, shower room, laundry, water closet or other sanitary compartment.

Code assessment
If on the site of an existing relocatable home park or tourist park in the Up to 3 storeys zone precinct or 2 or 3 storey mix zone precinct
Utility installation where sewage pump station or water pump station
Self assessment
If complying with all self-assessable acceptable outcomes
Special purpose code—section A acceptable outcomes only
Code assessment
If not complying with all self-assessable acceptable outcomes
Special purpose code—section A outcomes only
Impact assessment
Any other use not listed in this table.
Any use listed in this table and not complying with the criteria in the level of assessment column.
Any other undefined use.
The planning scheme

Editor’s note—The default level of assessment is impact assessment unless otherwise prescribed within the Act or the Regulation.

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