More Canberra blocks set to allow dual occupancies as zone rules shift to boost housing supply

Jasper Lindell
September 5 2023 - 5:30am
Chief Minister Andrew Barr, who foreshadowed an announcement next week on changes to the planning system. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong
Chief Minister Andrew Barr, who foreshadowed an announcement next week on changes to the planning system. Picture by Sitthixay Ditthavong

Dual occupancies are likely to be allowed on more blocks as part of changes to Canberra's zoning system designed to permit extra housing in established suburbs.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined The Canberra Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, transport, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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