Update . ACAT has determined that the proposed development complies with the Territory Plan in every respect except that Buildings B, D and E need to be reconfigured or redesigned to address non-compliance with Criterion 7(a) of the Community facilities Zone (CFZ). Click image for enlarged version
The Goodwin Farrer redevelopment is currently receiving attention at the ACT Civil & Administrative Tribunal. Woden Valley residents may recall that approval was given on 18 November 2015 to this development at 22 Marshall St Farrer, a development which includes six new buildings of 5 and 6 storeys.
It has a Residential Aged Care Facility but about 75% of the residents will actually live in the associated, independent living, Retirement Village. The development will be high density, equivalent to RZ 5 zoning. Most of the 39 representations received were concerned with height, bulk and scale; and the resultant impact upon the low level neighbourhood. Read more … →