6.2.3 Secondary Dwellings

Objectives

  1. To enable the development of a diversity of dwelling types; and
  2. To contribute to the availability of affordable housing on rural lots.

Controls

  1. Secondary dwellings must comply with the controls outlined above - except where the controls in this clause differ, in which case the controls below prevail.
  2. Secondary dwellings must be designed to complement the design of the principal dwelling and be subservient to the principal dwelling in terms of visual bulk and scale.
  3. Windows and private open spaces of secondary dwellings must not overlook the private open space of any adjacent dwellings.
  4. No additional car parking or private open space area is required for secondary dwellings; however, provisions must be made for clothes drying facilities in a location with adequate solar access.
  5. Any secondary dwelling must be setback behind the front building alignment of the principal dwelling.
  6. The front entrance of a secondary dwelling may be located behind the primary street fa├žade.