Rod Dawson

Council Against Land Owner

By Rod Dawson / August 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Mr Rodney Dawson acted to defend a prosecution brought by the Council against a land owner for demolishing a building without consent. If convicted, the land owner could have faced substantial fines. The defence to the prosecution was that the act of demolishing a building was not development requiring consent, but rather it was prohibited…

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Council Development Refusal Overturned

By Rod Dawson / August 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Rodney Dawson Mr Dawson appeared for a land owner of rural land who wished to build a dwelling house upon that land. The land was heavily treed and subject to a Development Control Plan which placed restrictions on where a house could be built. The Council refused development consent alleging, amongst other things, that the…

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Objectors Against Development

By Rod Dawson / August 20, 2016 / 0 Comments

Rodney Dawson Mr Dawson has appeared for a number of objectors against substantial residential development in coastal areas on the Central Coast. In the main; these cases involve the loss of views by residents and a loss of amenity through overshadowing, noise and other issues related to high density living. A number of challenges were…

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