Planning & building news

News for home renovators, building designers and property developers in Boroondara.

  1. 01

    New Victorian pool and spa safety standards launched

    The Victorian Government has introduced new requirements to improve swimming pool and spa safety. All property owners with a pool or spa in Victoria now need to register with their local Council.
  2. 02

    New recycling stickers to feature on bin lids

    Your bin will soon have a sticker showing what can and cannot be put in your recycling bin.
  3. 03

    Shared pathway repair works - Columba Street, Balwyn North

    Works will soon commence to repair a damaged section of the shared pathway off Columba Street.
  4. 04

    Recycling and reusing in action

    Using recycled materials in our playgrounds and roads is part of our commitment to improve our City’s environmental sustainability.
  5. 05

    Heritage update: Gap Studies and Amendment C299

    We will continue to advocate for the removal of the unfairly imposed C299 loophole.
  6. 06

    Guiding you through all things planning and building

    We’ve added a virtual house to our website to guide you through planning and building information.
  7. 07

    Spacious townhouses with clean, timeless style

    Learn about the Urban Design Award winner for best medium scale multi-dwelling residential development.
  8. 08

    Period charm and modern style make for the best of both worlds

    When a modest Victorian villa gains a sleek modern addition, the results are stunning.
  9. 09

    Late-Victorian heritage meets 21st-century liveability

    Renowned architectural writer Stephen Crafti profiles an award-winning heritage home from Kew.
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    Celebrating the best of Boroondara’s urban design

    Meet the winners of the 2018 Boroondara Urban Design Awards.