Australia

Owen v. Casey City Council (Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, 2009)

Jurisdiction: Australia


Side A: Owen (Individual)


Side B: Casey City Council (Government)


Core objectives:

Application for city council to deny development in coastal area without climate change risk assessment


Summary
The Tribunal was asked to consider whether a coastal hazard vulnerability assessment was required before a development was approved by the Casey City Council. Drawing upon Ronchi v. Wellington Shire Council, the Tribunal held that the assessment was required.
Case documents

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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