Extent of Demolition – Coorey v Municipality of Hunters Hill

The judgment of Coorey v Municipality of Hunters HillĀ  provides us with the appropriate considerations for determining whether a development application should be characterised as “additions and alterations” or an application for “a new building”.

Read More

Development Standards – Geeves v Inner West Council

In the recent case of Geeves v Inner West Council, the Land and Environment Court found that it had no power to issue a development consent because a development standard was exceeded and no variation had been sought.

Read More

Staged subdivision certificates

This article is in response to a question about whether subdivision certificates can be staged if the development consent doesn’t specifically allow it.

Read More