Farnsworth Street

VCAT finding regarding 37a and 37b Farnsworth St Castlemiane
(Mathieson vs Mount Alexander SC)

In 2021-2022, a neighbourhood group took a Mt Alexander Council decision regarding a permit application for two townhouses to VCAT.

The townhouse designs were for two small subdivided blocks from a property listed on the VHR.

The townhouse blocks, while not on the VHR listing, were covered by a local heritage overlay HO668 ‘Camp Reserve and Environs’. The blocks themselves are central in an area regarded as a heritage precinct. The VCAT member refused a permit on heritage grounds.

Download VCAT finding here:

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