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2.6 Zone provisions
2.6.1 Medium density residential zone
126.96.36.199 Preferred development intent
Development provides for a range of residential types including dwelling houses, multiple residential and other accommodation types in a low-rise built form (including community residence, residential care facilities, rooming accommodation, retirement facilities and short-term accommodation).
Development can include detached and attached building forms that are compatible with the residential character of the street and surrounding buildings.
188.8.131.52 Built form provisions 
|Maximum Plot Ratio||1 : 1|
Maximum height provisions
|Building envelope||Street frontage setback||3m to balconies. 6m to external wall.|
|Built to boundary walls||On the ground level only and a maximum length of 15m and for non-habitable spaces.|
|Building form||Scale and bulk|
A maximum length of 30m on any one outer building wall.A maximum wall length of 10m between building articulations.
Development is oriented to the street frontage.Development on a corner lot is oriented to address both street frontages.
A minimum 6m separation distance to balconies or windows in habitable rooms at ground level, unless screened by a 1.8m high fence.A minimum 9m separation distance to balconies or windows in habitable rooms above ground level.
Front fences or walls to ground floor dwellings are 50% visually permeable and no higher than 1.5m.Side and rear boundary fencing is a minimum of 1.8m in height, if buildings are not built to boundary.
Roofs are designed to ensure plant and equipment are screened or otherwise integrated with the overall roof design.
Varied roof forms are incorporated to contribute to the architectural distinction of the building.Roof top areas may be utilised for communal open space and other passive recreation uses.
|Communal open space and facilities||Development of 6 or more dwellings provides universally accessible communal open space as follows:|
|Private open space|
All dwellings have private open space or balconies, with a minimum area of 12m2 and minimum dimension of 3m.
Balconies are appropriately screened to maximise privacy between buildings and the public realm, without compromising CPTED principles.Ground floor private open space provides privacy but also allows overlooking of the street to promote passive surveillance.
184.108.40.206 Urban design
|Building elements and appearance|
Buildings are well articulated with varied materials and design details, external balconies, verandas, terraces, recessed doors and doorways, windows, shade and screening devices, and outdoor planting.
Residential building design ensures visual and noise privacy, adequate storage space, adequate room sizes, functional room relationship and the provision of useable and well connected common outdoor spaces.
Development provides a well-defined entry point for pedestrians.
Ground level dwellings have direct street access.Building form allows for cross ventilation and supports a naturally ventilated and comfortable environment.
On-site landscape and shade trees contribute to the area’s streetscape and residential character.A minimum of 50% of the street frontage is landscaped.
Development addresses and provides passive surveillance of its interface with the street and other adjoining public spaces.Streetscape treatments facilitate pedestrian and cycle amenity and safety.