Entries by Caroline Haddad

Site Restrictions/Opportunities

Assessing what is a good potential development site   Size, shape and location, location, location will be fundamental information that will govern the suitability of a site for development.   Site impediments include easements, contaminants, surrounding buildings, traffic hazards, flooding, fire, sloping site and vegetation.   Site opportunities include: views, proximity to natural or other […]

Planning Restrictions/Opportunity

All properties have restrictions on them. Most of these can be resolved with the correct information and strategy.   The Zoning of the property, for example Neighbourhood Residential, General Residential, High-Density Residential or Mixed Use, will guide the number of units that can be designed on the site.   Planning overlays such as vegetation overlay, […]