Tag Archive: Residential Design Codes

Residential Design Codes – Amendment 2015

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Significant changes to the Residential Design Codes (R-Codes), including new standards for landowners with R30 and R35 coded properties, will take effect on 23rd October 2015. The R-Code Amendment 2015 focuses on lowering the dwelling yield for multiple dwellings within the R30 and R35 density codes, in response to community concerns that some cases of over-development were occurring. As a…

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Amendment to State Planning Policy 3.1 – Residential Design Codes

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Proposed changes to the assessment of multiple dwellings at R30/R35, parking and other incidental changes. TBB have been following, with interest, the proposed changes to State Planning Policy 3.1 – Residential Design Codes for some time now. The amendment proposes to require each multiple dwelling at R30 and R35 to achieve the same site area and open space requirement as…

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2013 Residential Design Codes (R-Codes) Released

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TBB is pleased to advise that the much anticipated update to the Residential Design Codes (The R-Codes) was released in June and published in the Government Gazette on 2 August 2013. As the primary document used for the assessment of residential subdivision and development, the review of the 2010 R-Codes was a long running process, but one that received strong…

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