Latest VCAT and PPV editorials

Once more its been an interesting month at the Tribunal and Planning Panels with the delivery of a number noteworthy decisions and reports. VCAT highlights include challenges in designing for reverse living; the inappropriateness of using a covenant to address a residential tenancy restriction; a finding of apprehended bias following a site inspection; and whether responsible authorities should have costs awarded against then because of deficiencies in planning applications. PPV highlights include lessons learnt on a Melton ICP; the economic impacts of heritage controls; residential land supply in a rural town; and more Kaufland stores.