FAQs

FAQs

Where can I find information about my property?
The City makes use of a mapping program called Intramaps which is available to the Public. If you wish to find out about your lot please look on Intramaps by following the quicklink to the right of this page.
Can I have a donga/shipping container on my lot?
Yes subject to seeking planning approval. On residential properties you can have 1 donga/shipping container as long as it is screened from view, and will not impact on the amenity of surrounding properities. In industrial areas you can use dongas/shipping containers with the approval of the Council. Council do not support the use of dongas/shipping containers in the ‘Central Business,’ ‘District Business,’ and ‘Local Business’ zones.
How tall can my front fence be?
The City supports front fences up to a height of 1.8m given that they are visually permeable (see through) above the height of 1.2m.
Can I build a shed at my residential property?
If the property has a residential or mixed business zoning, then sheds can be permitted subject to obtaining planning and/or building approval.
What is the maximum size of shed I can build?
Shed’s should not exceed 10% of the properties total land area or 200m2. Sheds greater than 10% or 200m2 require a Planning Application to be submitted for approval.