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Joined 25 February 2020
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1 month1 monthboris594boris594 posted:
Where do you follow peoples builds?

Really appreciate your posts here (and a small handful of other regulars) - keeps me visiting this place.

1 month1 monthboris594boris594 posted:
Where do you follow peoples builds?

It's a general problem, Homeone is not the only forum affected by a decline in popularity over the last several years.
I think the crux of the problem is that the…

1 month1 monthboris594boris594 posted:
Land direction

I once lived in a rented apartment with bad blinds and the bedroom window facing east. I hated it - the glare from the sun crept into the bedroom every…

1 month1 monthboris594boris594 posted:
Corner Block Truncation

I can't give a direct answer to your question - think you'd need to speak to a planner familiar with the queensland planning rules for that.
What I will say though,…

1 month1 monthboris594boris594 posted:
Land Size / Granny Flat / FSR

I'd just call the council and ask, my council for example has a couple of guys who specialise in complying development.

1 month1 monthboris594boris594 posted:
Land Size / Granny Flat / FSR

As I mentioned complying development overrides the council control, here's the link for you, this is all basic google-able https://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/view ... -0572#pt.3 .
It says 290m2 so…

1 month1 monthboris594boris594 posted:
Am I crazy if I want a south-facing floorplan?

SejaeD Thanks for the inputs, will keep that in mind. Yes, I need to find someone I can work with and be on…

1 month1 monthboris594boris594 posted:
Land Size / Granny Flat / FSR

Yes they are but if you are in NSW you might want to find out if complying development is an option that is available as that will allow a much…

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1 month1 monthboris594boris594 posted:
Land Size / Granny Flat / FSR

Is it worth getting a surveyor to re-assess the size of the land or is the DP generally spot on?
Interesting ... I'd just ask them directly whether they think that…

1 month1 monthboris594boris594 posted:
Am I crazy if I want a south-facing floorplan?

So a bit of background - we're in Sydney and years ago an architect did plans for an ex-owner, and he's tried to smuggle in every aspect of north-facing conceivable…

2 months2 monthsboris594boris594 posted:
Neighbours illegal building works - should I do anything?

I wanted to get opinions on this.
Our house offers an outlook to the rear. The neighbour to the rear, in a lower down lot , has erected an unapproved privacy…

7 months7 monthsboris594boris594 posted:
Stormwater Help!

There are flooding issues in that council area because it is fairly flat but yet has clay soils and not a lot of remaining dirt. The council has spent money…

1 year1 yearboris594boris594 posted:
using recycled reds in walls - with attic in roof

Good taste. I love our 100 yr old bricks in our equally old bungalow - it's as if they just dug out the local clay put it in a kiln…

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