Backspace Living | Is my backyard Suitable for a Backspace Granny Flat

Is My Backyard Suitable For A Designer Granny Flat?

One of the most common questions asked when referring to our designer granny flats is ‘is my backyard suitable for a granny flat?’ Some of the minimum site requirements for a granny flat approval as a complying development include:

Minimum Block Size

Your property must be a minimum 450m2 in total area

Existing Trees

The property must also maintain a distance of 3.0m from any existing trees that are over 4m in height

Property Width

Your property must maintain a 12m width at the building line

Residential Zoning

A complying property must be zoned as ‘Residential’

Property Setback

Your property must maintain a 3m setback from the rear and 0.9m from side boundaries

Floor Area

Any granny flat has a maximum 60 square metres internal area.

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