Society say on developments

02 June 2015

By VICTORIA STONE-MEADOWS

THE State Government has introduced changes to the way Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal (VCAT) assesses the social impacts a future development may have on a community.
The Recognising Objectors Bill 2015 introduces a new decision-making consideration into the Planning and Environment Act 1987 that requires VCAT to recognise the number of objections and grounds for concern to be considered along with a development’s planning merits.

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