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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2006 Week 5 Hansard (11 May) . . Page.. 1707..


(4) No, because of redevelopment works that are still taking place.

(5) See answer to question (2) above.

(6) A decision was taken by the previous government not to provide additional resources for monitoring the CCTV system. Any decision by this Government to provide additional resources is subject to budget consideration.

(7) See answer to question (6) above.

Housing—unit titles

(Question No 1044)

Mr Seselja asked the Minister for Planning, upon notice, on 30 March 2006:

(1) What is the desired time frame for having unit titles registered for (a) multi unit developments and (b) dual occupancy dwellings;

(2) What was the average time taken for having unit titles registered in (a) 2002-03 and (b) 2005-06 for (i) multi unit developments and (ii) dual occupancy dwellings;

(3) What was the length of time taken for each registration for those applications that exceeded the average time taken in 2005-06 for (a) multi unit developments and (b) dual occupancy dwellings;

(4) What action is being taken to minimise the delays associated with unit title registrations to reduce the registration application time frame.

Mr Corbell

: The answer to the member's question is as follows:

(1) Whilst there is no statutory time frame for approvals of unit title applications for multi unit developments or dual occupancy dwellings the ACT Planning and Land Authority endeavours to process all applications received in a timely manner within the resources available.

(2) The average times between the approval of a units plan by the ACT Planning and Land Authority and the registration by the applicant at the Registrar-General's Office for multi unit and dual occupancy developments are as follows:

(i) multi unit developments:

(a) 2002-03 - an average of 10.2 days.

(b) 2005-06 - an average of 13.25 days.

(ii) dual occupancy dwellings:

(a) in 2002-03 - an average of 25.75 days.

(b) in 2005-06 - an average of 10 days.

(3) (a) Applications that exceeded the average time taken - from 6 days to 69 days.

(b) Applications that exceeded the average time taken - from 1 day to14 days.


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