Contemporary Australian architecture will best define the style of housing to be delivered at Olivine. This will be achieved through simple forms and well proportioned façade elements combined with controlled use of materials and colours as described in the following sections. Typical examples of the types of housing outcomes preferred at the site and envisaged by these Design Guidelines are provided below. Faux heritage styles and features are not permitted.
All dwelling designs within Olivine are required to ensure all ceiling and building heights comply with ‘ResCode’. Compliance with the above statutory requirements will be assessed by your Building Surveyor.
Colour and material palettes must respect the following design controls;
Where there is a difference in height between two adjoining properties the maximum 1.8m fencing height is measured from the higher of the two lots. If a retaining wall is required the maximum height of the retaining wall height must be 500mm unless otherwise approved. Retaining walls must be timer, and appear harmonious with fence materials.
Eaves and parapets must comply with the below design controls;