Australia

Wade v. Warrnambool City Council & Anor (Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, 2009)

Jurisdiction: Australia


Side A: Robert Wade (Individual)


Side B: Warnambool City Council (Government)


Core objectives: Challenge to planning permit


Summary
Applicant challenged the issuance of a planning permit for a new dwelling near wetlands in an Australian state court. The court upheld the challenge stating that there had been insufficient consideration of flooding due to sea level rise; therefore, the permit was inconsistent with the local planning scheme.
Case documents

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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