Currently, the building code and the zoning laws are based on the codes developed in Development Regulations 2008. The residential development code is developed for the zoning and building code. This is to ensure proper urban planning. To understand the implication of the issues of the zoning, it is important to comprehend about the existing housing market system. Housing in this area is expensive than the Melbourne. This has caused the housing affordability crisis in the areas. Owing to the zoning laws, in the cities, there is reduced land use and availability (Real Estate, 2017). It is expected that more state taxes and charges for buying a home in the areas. The state government proposes to increase the taxes and this would cause housing affordability. The restrictive planning laws cause a threat to the development in the areas. The current taxes are around 39% including building of houses. These aspects of artificial curbing of the land use that drives up the prices. It is important for the houses to keep up with the safety laws and changing building code. The addition of energy efficient codes for environment is driving the prices in the region. The housing market is determined by the supply and demand factors. The demand has risen owing to increase in population and migration. The supply is constructed by the state government. The additional rules of imposing Urban Growth Boundary are expected to impact the areas.