Precincts of mid-rise apartment complexes in Sydney which bring ‘the character of Paris’ to the city and are approved within 30 days could become a reality if a new code is adopted.

Unveiling a two-page Complying Code for mid-rise apartments of six to eight storeys, Urban Taskforce acknowledges that large multi-residential complexes will always form part of the city’s housing mix and that longer approval time frames are needed for these, but says medium-sized blocks of six to eight storeys will form…