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Sewage Plant Squashed.

At last nights council meeting there was a lot of debate about the Sewage treatment plant, the uprising of residents, and potential backlash from developers who have built around the third pipe rules. Well in the end – the plant was defeated, even though the Manningham Planning dept had recommended it go ahead. One for […]

Johnston Street Tower – VCAT Refused 17 storeys Wrong in this CONTEXT.

As much as I loath using Planning speak, it is great to see VCAT acknowledge CONTEXT, and enforce it. CONTEXT in planning speak means that heights and other building characteristics should be considered how they fit within the surrounds. For example, on a main road, in an activity center is more likely to suitably accommodate […]