Can I subdivide my block?

Can I subdivide my block?

Each dwelling can be subdivided and strata titled to allow separate ownership, effectively creating a small apartment block. Blocks must be at least 600 square metres. Blocks must be at least 15 metres wide. Buildings must have a minimum side setback of 1.5 metres.

What size property can be subdivided?

So generally speaking, you’ll need to have an existing lot of at least 1200sq metres or larger to subdivide into two. As an alternative to – or in some cases, in addition to subdivision, it is also possible to build a minor dwelling in this zone, check with us for the rules on this.

Can residential land be subdivided?

In NSW, the Local Environmental Plan (LEP) prescribes whether land within a particular zone can be subdivided. The prescribed Minimum Lot Size specify the minimum size that an existing lot must meet in order to be subdivided, as well as the minimum size for newly created lots.

How do you know if you can subdivide a block?

While there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to picking a property to subdivide, here are six tips to help narrow your search.

  1. Look for properties that have at least 700sqm in land size.
  2. Check that the property allows ample room for a driveway.
  3. Look for level or gently sloping land.
  4. Look for corner block properties.

Can you build before subdividing?

Typically, when subdividing land you would undertake your plan of subdivision whilst you are building. This is the preferred and easiest way. BUT if the plan is to subdivide your block before building then the order in which you execute your project will change.

How big can a second dwelling be?

Built on existing titles there is no maximum size but a minimum of 30m2. They are generally sub-dividable, however this must be well planned for right from the start. These are homes and include; living, kitchen, sleeping, and bathroom areas. They can be built adjoining to, within, or separate from the existing home.