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Table 5.5.2─Low-medium density residential zone
Use
Categories of development and assessment
Assessment benchmarks
Accepted development
Development approval is not required
Not applicable
Accepted development, subject to compliance with identified requirements
If complying with all acceptable outcomes in the Caretaker’s accommodation code
Not applicable
Assessable development—Code assessment
If not complying with all acceptable outcomes in the Caretaker’s accommodation code
Assessable development—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.

Accepted development
If identified in schedule 6, part 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 benchmarks identified in section 5.10 are the Dwelling house code or the Dwelling house (small lot) code.

Accepted development, subject to compliance with identified requirements
If complying with all acceptable outcomes in the Home-based business code
Not applicable
Assessable development—Code assessment
If not complying with all acceptable outcomes in the Home-based business code
Assessable development—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
Accepted development, subject to compliance with identified requirements
If complying with all acceptable outcomes in the Park code
Not applicable
Assessable development—Code assessment
If not complying with all acceptable outcomes in the Park code
Assessable development—Code assessment
If on the site of an existing relocatable home park or tourist park
Assessable development—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
Accepted development, subject to compliance with identified requirements
If involving an existing premises with no increase in gross floor area, where:
(a) accommodating 5 persons or less;
(b) complying with all acceptable outcomes in section A of the Rooming accommodation code
Not applicable
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 acceptable outcomes:
(i) in section A of the Rooming accommodation code;
(ii) AO2 and AO4 of the Dwelling house code, if not on a small lot;
(iii) in the Dwelling house (small lot) code, if on a small lot, excluding AO1.1, AO1.2, AO7.1, AO10, AO11, AO12.1 and AO12.2
Not applicable
Assessable development—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 acceptable outcomes in section A of the Rooming accommodation code
Rooming accommodation code—purpose, overall outcomes and 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 acceptable outcomes:
(i) in section A of the Rooming accommodation code;
(ii) AO2 and AO4 of the Dwelling house code, if not on a small lot;
(iii) in the Dwelling house (small lot) code, if on a small lot, excluding AO1.1, AO1.2, AO7.1, AO10, AO11, AO12.1 and AO12.2
Rooming accommodation code—purpose, overall outcomes and section A outcomes only;
Dwelling house code if not on a small lot—purpose, overall outcomes and outcomes PO2/AO2 and PO/AO4 only; or
Dwelling house (small lot) code if on a small lot—purpose, overall outcomes and 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— purpose, overall outcomes and 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:
(iv) 3 storeys and 11.5m in building height in the Up to 3 storeys zone precinct; or
(v) 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
(vi) 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— purpose, overall outcomes and section B outcomes only
Assessable development—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.

Assessable development—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
Accepted development, subject to compliance with identified requirements
If complying with all acceptable outcomes in section A of the Special purpose code
Not applicable
Assessable development—Code assessment
If not complying with all acceptable outcomes in section A of the Special purpose code
Special purpose code—purpose, overall outcomes and section A outcomes only
Assessable development—Impact assessment
Any other use not listed in this table.
Any use listed in this table and not meeting the description listed in the "Categories of development and assessment" column.
Any other undefined use.
The planning scheme

Note—Prescribed accepted development that is not assessable under the planning scheme is identified in section 5.3.4.

Editor’s note—The above categories of development and assessment apply unless otherwise prescribed in the Regulation.

Editor’s note—The default category of assessment is impact assessment unless otherwise prescribed in the Regulation.

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