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Report and Consent

(Where compliance with the standards prescribed by the Building Regulation 2018 will not be achieved.)

The Minister’s Guidelines No. 12 (MG/12) sets out the objectives and assessment criteria. You must ensure you meet the Minister’s Guidelines otherwise an application for report and consent must be refused. A link to the guidelines can be found here.

Your building surveyor will tell you if you need to complete any of the following:

Reg. Application Form Reason Required
29A Section 29A Demolition Consent Report and Consent for proposed demolition or removal works.
73 Maximum Street Setback To facilitate consistent streetscapes by discouraging the siting of single dwellings at the rear of the lot.
74 Minimum Street Setback To ensure that the setbacks of buildings from a street respect the existing or preferred character of the neighbourhood and make efficient use of the site.
75 Building Height To facilitate consistent streetscapes by discouraging the siting of single dwellings at the rear of lots.
76 Site Coverage To ensure that the site coverage respects the existing or preferred neighbourhood character and responds to the features of the site.
77 Permeability To reduce the impact of increased stormwater run-off on the drainage system and to facilitate on-site stormwater infiltration.
78 Car Parking To ensure that car parking is adequate for the needs of the residents.
79 Side and Rear Setbacks To ensure that the height and setback of a building from a boundary respects the existing or preferred character, and limits the impact on the amenity of existing dwellings.
80 Walls and Carports on Boundaries To ensure the location, length and height of a wall on a boundary respects the existing or preferred neighbourhood character, and limits the impact on the amenity of existing dwellings.
81 Daylight to Existing Habitable Room Windows To allow adequate daylight into habitable room windows.
82 Solar Access to Existing North Facing Habitable Room Windows To allow adequate solar access into existing north facing habitable room windows.
83 Overshadowing of Recreational Private Open Space To limit views into existing secluded private open space and existing habitable room windows.
84 Overlooking To ensure buildings do not unreasonably overshadow existing secluded private open spaces.
85 Daylight to Habitable Room Windows To allow adequate daylight into new habitable room windows of the dwelling.
86 Private Open Space To provide adequate private open space for the reasonable recreation and service needs of residents.
89 Front Fence Height To ensure front fence design respects the existing or preferred character of the neighbourhood.
130 Building Over Easement To allow construction of a building over an easement vested in Council.
280 Farm Shed Exemption To seek an exemption for a building permit for construction of a Class 10 building on farm land.
Reg. Multi-use Application For: This form to be used for the regulations listed.
87 Siting of Class 10a Buildings
90 Fence Setback from Side or Rear Boundary
91 Fence Length on Side or Rear Boundary
92 Fences on Street Alignments
94 Fences and Daylight to Existing Habitable Room Windows in Existing Dwellings
95 Fences and Solar Access to Existing North Facing Windows
96 Fences and Overshadowing of Recreational Private Open Spaces
97 Masts, Poles etc.
98 Projections Beyond Street Alignment
116 Protection of the Public
153 Building Works in Special Areas – Flood Areas

Obtaining a copy of Title

A copy of Title can be obtained online from Landata - Land Victoria. Please note, fees apply to obtain a copy of title online at www.landata.vic.gov.au/

For assistance with any of the forms and external web links, please contact the Building Department.

Contact
Building Department
1 Market Place
Hamilton Vic 3300
Phone (03) 5573 0253
Email building@sthgrampians.vic.gov.au

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