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In law, a dwelling (also residence, abode) is a self-contained unit of accommodation used by one or more households as a home - such as a house, apartment, mobile home, houseboat, vehicle or other "substantial" structure. The concept of a dwelling has significance in relation to search and seizure, conveyancing of real property, burglary, trespass, and land-use planning.

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    QLD Who is responsible for removal of dwelling built on road reserve with authority from council

    We purchased a rural block in 1981 with a house supposedly on it. We paid for a search by a solicitor that did not show up any problems. In 1992 we applied to Council to raise the house and build in under as owner builders, which was granted. Council now advise that the house was built on the...
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    NSW Dwelling in existance for 5 years cannot be ordered by council to be demolished

    Hi, I remember reading somewhere but cant find it again that if a dwelling has been built on a property that does not have approval, so long as it has been standing for 5 years it cannot be demolished and owner cannot be ordered to bring dwelling up to compliance. I then remember finding an...
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    NSW Dwelling cant be demolished after 5 years

    Hi, I remember reading somewhere but cant find it again that if a dwelling has been built on a property that does not have approval, so long as it has been standing for 5 years it cannot be demolished and owner cannot be ordered to bring dwelling up to compliance. I then remember finding an...