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NSW Small Warehouse Without Approval from Council - Does It have Immunity?

Discussion in 'Property Law Forum' started by Pyroflamer, 9 November 2015.

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  1. Pyroflamer

    Pyroflamer Active Member

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    Hi everyone,

    I run a small shop in a local suburb and a competitor next door (called Z henceforth) has at the back of its lot a small warehouse which has been built without development approval. This warehouse has however existed for over ten years, before Z took up its lease.

    I am wondering, does this lapse of ten years shield this illegally built warehouse with some sort of 'legal immunity' against an action or complaint to the council?
     
  2. Sophea

    Sophea Well-Known Member

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    Not sure about the 10 year immunity, but since it's not a dwelling the lack of approval may have no consequences.
     
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