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6. SETBACKS

a.

The following setbacks will generally

be required:

Local Street:

Minimum setback from the front street

boundary: 4.0m

Boulevard Street:

Minimum setback from the front street

boundary: 5.0m

Creek Interface:

Minimum setback from the front street

boundary: 5.0m

Side Street:

Minimum setback from boundary: 2.0m

Garages:

Must be set back behind the front wall

of the dwelling by at least 840mm and

at least 5.0m from the front boundary.

b.

The following may encroach into the

minimum front street setback by up

to 2.5m:

• porches, verandahs and pergolas with

a maximum height of less than 3·6m

above natural ground level

• eaves, fascia and gutters

• sunblinds and shade sails

• screens referred to in Residential

Code (Res Code) regulation 419

‘overlooking’ clauses (5)(d) or (6)

• decks, steps or landings less than

800mm in height.

Well planned.

Dwelling position on the lot should be carefully considered. Appropriate setbacks

can promote passive surveillance while maintaining sufficient privacy from the

street and adjoining properties. Setbacks must comply with Part 4 of the Building

Regulations 2006 and Clause 54 of the Wyndham Planning Scheme as applicable.