Be it 5 Star or less luxurious, student accommodation, each of these type of rooming options offers a specific service to help service these growing sectors. Tourism and International Education provide the country significant economic benefits which includes local economies. While each present unique opportunities and constraints, its the way that City Plan Planning manages these that ensure the most appealing and efficient outcome is assured.
Additional consideration and potential planning approval should also be given to existing properties being advertised on short-term accommodation providers such as Airbnb and Stayz. Some Council’s are proactively investigating these and issuing ‘Show Cause Notices’ should they not be operating lawfully under the local planning requirements
Persons who operate or use their residential properties for the purpose of short-term accommodation without a required development permit may be at risk of committing a development offence under the Planning Act, for which Council may take enforcement action.
Additional information in respect to letting your property out on Airbnb or Stayz is also provided in our news section of the website. Click here for the latest update and changes in legislation.