Subdividing or developing a property: We will navigate you through the complex process of subdividing property and/or buying or selling ‘off-the-plan’. Redividing property may have its advantages, but you also need to follow strict subdivision laws which can change from state to state, city to city or even suburb to suburb.
The Subdivision Process in Victoria
While the process will differ from area to area and application to application, here’s what you can generally expect from subdivision.
Obtain a copy of the title - A title search is required to plan for the subdivision process
Engage a surveyor - A surveyor is required to survey and prepare the land as part of your council application
Council application - Liaising with the council will differ from area to area, but generally, they will approve your plans if all requirements have been met
Conveyancing - There is a multitude of documents, forms and checklists that will need to be prepared and lodged with Land Victoria in order to create the new lots of land. A conveyancing service is crucial to this step in the processt
Land Victoria - This body will examine all lodged documents and register the new plan and Certificates of Title when the process is complete