Vet clinic wins VCAT battle: Tribunal throws out business’ complaint about neighbour’s land use

A business’ claim that a nearby veterinary hospital was not allowed to treat animals on some of the clinic’s land has been rejected by VCAT. 

BSFW Investments, which owns land next to Benetook Veterinary Clinic, took the fight to Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal, arguing the practice had been operating on part of its land unlawfully.

It also claimed, through counsel Darren Wong, a fresh permit application to develop land for storage and animal treatment was incompatible with the zoning and would place limitations on the day-to-day use of its own land.

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