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  • On 1st December 2021, changes were made to the Owners Corporation Act 2006 and Subdivision Act 1988, which now provides rules to be followed for the determination of Owners Corporation Lot Entitlement / Lot Liability
    Posted: Thursday 7 April 2022
  • The Environmental Effects Statement (EES) in regards to the Warburton Mountain Biking Destination Project is now on public Exhibition. This is an extensive assessment document for all aspects of the proposed project and it's potential implications and outcomes should it proceed.
    Posted: Monday 29 November 2021
  • The following information provides some preliminary planning considerations that should be considered by purchasers of "vacant" rural land within the Green Wedge Areas of the Shire of Yarra Ranges, which includes both the Rural Conservation Zone (RCZ) & Green Wedge Zones (GWZ).
    Posted: Monday 29 November 2021
  • Planning Amendment C159 was approved by the Planning Minister on 20th November 2020, which resulted in changes from the Rural Living Zone to Low Density Residential Zone or Neighbourhood Residential Zoning for the properties affected by this Amendment in The Launching Place, Millgrove & Wesburn areas.
    Posted: Saturday 30 October 2021
  • Shire of Yarra Ranges amendments to the Restructure Overlay Plan Maps & Incorporated documents under Planning Amendment C177 was approved by the Planning Minister on 27th August 2021 and now forms part of the Planning Scheme.
    Posted: Friday 29 October 2021
  • Planning Amendment VC202 introduces a new Land Use Term of "Rural Workers Accommodation" into the Farming Zone
    Posted: Wednesday 13 October 2021
  • Yarra Ranges Planning Amendment C178 has been recently approved and gazetted by the Planning Minister on 17th September 2021.
    This amendment implements changes to the Planning Scheme in accord with recommendations resulting from the Coldstream Structure Plan.
    Posted: Tuesday 28 September 2021
  • The recent significant storm event in Yarra Ranges has heightened concerns regarding vegetation on private property. Some vegetation may be removed under exemption from planning permit provisions of the planning scheme, and some vegetation removal may require planning permit consideration.
    Posted: Monday 9 August 2021
  • Thomas & George's surveying team has expanded.
    Posted: Friday 26 February 2021
  • VC193 changes the VPP and all planning schemes in Victoria by: amending Clause 52.18 (State of emergency exemption) to support Victoria’s social and economic recovery from the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic through temporary planning scheme and permit condition exemptions that enable outdoor dining and facilitate the reopening and safe operation of restaurants and other food and drink businesses
    Posted: Wednesday 21 October 2020
  • Thomas & George P/L has recently added some photos of some historical plans and historical real estate advertising campaigns to our facebook page. Click on the following link below should you wish to review this information.
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    Posted: Friday 9 October 2020
  • The Stage Government recently introduced opportunity for VicSmart application for 2nd dwelling in Residential Zones for Murrindindi and a couple of other Council areas. This may in effect be a "pilot" study before being introduced more broadly across all Council's or removed if it's use is deemed not functional.
    Posted: Sunday 13 September 2020
  • The Victoria State Government on 5th August 2020 has changed all the Planning Schemes in Victorian regards to Clause 52.12 - Bushfire Protection Exemptions for provision of defendable space (10/30 rule).
    Posted: Friday 7 August 2020
  • Thomas & George P/L has relocated our main office to Lilydale on 25/11/2019.
    Warburton will continue as a satellite office (by appointment).
    Posted: Friday 25 October 2019
  • Shire of Yarra Ranges as part of Planning Amendment C163 Part 1, has introduced a new Local Planning Policy for the Healesville Township in accord with the recommendations of the adopted Healesville Structure Plan. This planning amendment has recently been approved by the Planning Minister and adopted into the planning scheme.
    Posted: Monday 30 September 2019

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