The Urban Development Program Regional Report for Bass Coast provides analysis of residential and industrial land supply and demand.

Residential land supply

As measured from July 2006 to March 2012 residential building approval activity within the municipal area of Bass Coast has averaged 537 per annum. As measured at the March Quarter 2012 there was 443 residential dwelling approvals.

Projected dwelling requirements sourced from Victoria in Future 2012 indicate that from 2011 to 2026 a total of 11,289 additional dwellings (or on average 753 per annum) will be required to house the projected population for the Shire of Bass Coast.

In total (excluding existing vacant residential lots) there is a residential supply of 10,025 potential lots.

It is estimated, based on the identified supply and Victoria in Future 2012 demand projections, there is over 15 years total supply of residential land stocks across the Shire of Bass Coast.

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Industrial land supply

Within the Bass Coast Shire there was a total of 66 hectares of zoned industrial land as at March 2012, excluding SUZ. Of this land, 25 hectares was available for industrial development. The industrial land is zoned Industrial 1 (45 hectares) or Industrial 3 (20 hectares).

Based on analysis of aerial photography and stakeholder consultation, the consumption of land for industrial purposes has averaged 0.4 hectares per annum between 2006 and 2012.

In total, there is in excess of 15 years of industrial zoned land within the municipality based on the average annual rate of land consumption in the period 2006 to 2012.

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Regional Industrial Report - Shire of Bass Coast

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