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Yass ValleyPopulation forecast

Yass & District

Residential development

Residential development forecasts assume the number of dwellings in Yass & District will increase by an average of 64 dwellings per annum to 4,402 in 2036.

The addition of dwellings to the housing stock is a major driver of population growth in an area, providing opportunities for households to relocate from other areas or new households to form locally (such as young people leaving the family home or separations/divorces).

Residential development can take various forms depending on the availability of land. These include new housing estates on greenfield sites, subdivision in existing residential neighbourhoods (often called infill development), conversion of industrial lands to residential lands, and densification of housing by building up.

.id's forecasters worked with Council planners to understand the likely development activity in each small area. This forms the development assumptions for the forecasts. This table shows the quantity of new development assumed in each small area in Yass & District. Select each small area to see detailed assumptions.

List of forecast land developments and infill assumptions:

Dwelling counts for 2016 have been adjusted to reflect Census results. Specific assumptions from 2017 onwards:

  • Colls Close Area - 14 dwellings (2017-2020)
  • Discovery Drive Area - 11 dwellings (2017-2020)
  • Kirketon Estate - 15 dwellings (2017-2022)
  • Hatton Park Estate - 42 dwellings (2017-2026)
  • Fairy Hole Creek Rural Residential - 70 dwellings (2017-2036)
  • Walgrove Estate - 21 dwellings (2017-2023)
  • Blackett on Rossi - 17 dwellings (2017-2023)
  • Walker Land, Good Hope Road - 35 dwellings (2017-2036)
  • 46 Brennan Street - 14 dwellings (2018-2024)
  • 2 Morton Avenue - 20 dwellings (2018-2025)
  • 3 Reddall Street - 31 dwellings (2018-2027)
  • 19 Wellington Road - 43 dwellings (2019-2031)
  • East Yass Residential land - 137 dwellings (2020-2036)
  • North Yass Residential land - 80 dwellings (2021-2036)
  • South East Yass Large Lot Residential (Iceton Place) - 45 dwellings (2021-2036)
  • East Yass Residential land - 137 dwellings (2020-2036)
  • South West Yass Residential land - 100 dwellings (2022-2036)
  • Yass South Future Residential - 60 dwellings (2024-2036)
  • Moderate-high level of infill development (18-21 dwellings per annum)

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