Garden Suites in Victoria

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What is a Garden Suite? A Garden Suite is a small, ground-oriented, unit located in the rear yard of a single family detached dwelling.

Where can a Garden Suite be located? Eligible locations for a Garden Suite in Victoria include all properties that contain only a single family detached dwelling and are appropriately zoned. The proposal must meet all requirements of the Garden Suite Policy and should incorporate the design guidelines contained in the Policy. Properties that already have secondary suites are not eligible.

Click here to see the Requirements, Design Guidelines and Exceptions for a Garden Suite