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Leasing Secondary Dwellings (Granny Flats)

Leasing Secondary Dwellings (Granny Flats)

A question we get asked all the time is “can a Secondary Dwelling or Granny Flat be separatly rented from the primary dwelling”.  The ansewer is not straight forward and differs from Council to Council.  However, most SEQ Council’s have the same definition of Secondary Dwelling, who can reside within them and what facilities they must have.

The following is provided as a guide to assist in determining if / how a Secondary Dwelling can be leased.

Leasing SEQ Secondary Dwellings (Granny Flats)

Moreton Bay Regional Council Dual Occupancy – Suburban Precinct

Moreton Bay Regional Council Dual Occupancy – Suburban Precinct

Development within the Suburban Precinct of the Moreton Bay Regional Council Planning Scheme is generally limited to larger lot subdivisions of 600m² or more.  This makes small infill development difficult to achieve unless under site specific conditions.  However, it may be possible to develop a site within this precinct for a Dual Occupancy

The following is provided as a guide to assist in determining if a site is suitable for this form of development.

Dual Occupancy – Suburban Precinct – General Provisions

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