Mar 2013

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

It appears that Short Cut Road in Eltham used to be just that, a short cut between Lavender Park Road and Main Road. However around 30 years ago a private citizen who lives in this road placed a huge mound of dirt on the road, blocking it off to make it a dead end. In the light of the attention recently drawn to the need for bushfire egress should Short Cut Road be reopened?

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

The State Government has confirmed they will reduce the minimum lot size in the LDRZ from one acre to half an acre despite the Council's well-argued submission that there was no rationale to make such a change. Will Nillumbik Council, as a matter of priority, seek to restore the minimum lot size to one acre for the LDRZ via a planning scheme amendment or other means?’