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DCAN 8: Housing in Existing Urban Areas
Ensuring adequate privacy and daylight

3.22 Distance separation, screening, window size and style, orientation and location of rooms and circulation space are some of the factors to consider in relation to ensuring adequate privacy and daylight.
3.23 The protection of neighbouring properties from unreasonable loss of light is a well established planning consideration, and it is also important that layouts and dwellings are planned to provide acceptable levels of daylight into interiors.
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