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5.5 Levels of assessment—Material change of use

The following tables identify the levels of assessment for development in a zone for making a material change of use.

Residential zones category

Table 5.5.1—Low 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
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 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
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
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 AO1.1, AO1.2, AO7.1, AO10, AO11, AO12.1 and 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 PO4/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
Code assessment
If on the site of an existing relocatable home park or tourist park
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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