How do planning requirements impact housing costs and the development process?

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Author(s): Nicole Gurran; Kristian Ruming; Bill Randolph
Description: Although developer infrastructure contributions represent the largest quantifiable planning related cost in Australia averaging between $45 000 and $100 000 per lot, residential developers are more concerned by non-financial barriers such as planning system complexity, uncertain time frames and unpredictable costs.
Citation: Gurran, N., Ruming, K., Randolph, B. (2010) How do planning requirements impact housing costs and the development process?, AHURI Research and Policy Bulletin No. 125, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited, Melbourne, https://www.ahuri.edu.au/research/research-and-policy-bulletins/125.
Date published: 30 Mar 2010
Publication type: Research and Policy Bulletin 125
Project title: Planning, government charges, and the costs of land and housing (Project number: 70393)
Project reports: Counting the costs: planning requirements, infrastructure contributions, and residential development in Australia (Final Report)
Planning, government charges, and the costs of land and housing (Positioning Paper)
Published by: Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute Limited
ISSN: 1445-3428
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