Another Example of how difficult it is to deal with development proposals and VCAT.
And another example of why anyone fighting over developments should attend our VCAT appeals workshop Thursday Aug 25th.
This article in the Maribynong weekly Maidstone residents rail at ‘inconsistent’ VCAT rulings
…MAIDSTONE residents have, within the space of two days, won and lost battles against what they say is overdevelopment in their street.
The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal last month ruled against an appeal by Marsh Street residents over the construction of three dwellings on one block.
Two days later, VCAT handed down a decision favouring residents and overturning Maribyrnong Council’s approval of two two-storey houses on a block in the same street…
It sure is a mine field to deal with,
- You get your case heard at Local Council,
- If the developer loses they take it to VCAT,
- If you loose you might take it to VCAT..
- If you go to VCAT – do you represent yourselves ? You might get the right of reply. Lawyers don’t
- Do you need “experts” to explain your point, like the developer will have.
- Do you have lawyers, and how do you pay for them ?
Well for $25, next week – Thursday the 25th of August, you can ask those and other questions of Lawyers who deal with just these things. See our Event
And while we are there we will discuss how to change the whole state planning system…