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New 3-storey planning rules, shorter MIQ in prospect this week

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 19 Oct 2021

New 3-storey planning rules, shorter MIQ in prospect this week
MIQ stays to 9 days and 3 waters decisions this week? (Image: BusinessDesk)
Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 19 Oct 2021
New rules to allow three-storey apartment developments close to major public transport routes will be unveiled today in one of several major announcements due from the government this week.The environment and housing ministers, David Parker and Megan Woods are expected to announce legislation that is intended to make it far easier for local councils to sweep aside objections based on heritage or so-called ‘not-in-my-backyard’ objections to suburban intensification.The move is the latest in a range of policy initiatives intended to c...

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