Category Archives: Town Planning

New Neighbourhood Plan will shape the future of Spring Hill

Amendments to the Petrie Terrace and Spring Hill Neighbourhood Plan, and the Traditional Building Character (Demolition) Code. Brisbane City Council is preparing a new neighbourhood plan for Spring Hill, one of Brisbane’s oldest suburbs. The Spring Hill Draft Neighbourhood Plan package includes a number of planning changes relevant to Spring Hill and Brisbane demolition controls more…
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Draft SEQ Regional Plan released today

Shaping SEQ - Draft South East Queensland Regional Plan This morning, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad released the Draft South East Queensland Regional Plan for public consultation. Formal submissions are open from today until midnight on Friday 3rd March 2017. The plan outlines the framework for managing projected growth within the region over the next 25…
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Amended Draft City Centre Neighbourhood Plan

Brisbane City Council have now released an amended draft City Centre Neighbourhood Plan (CCNP) following its original release for public comment in August 2015. Council has released a submissions response document and made some changes to the Draft CCNP. The Plan retains much of the content as originally advertised, with some key changes. It has…
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QLD Infrastructure Charges – Capped Rate Increases.

What do the recent State Government changes to infrastructure charges policies mean for your development project? Infrastructure Charges are development levies which relate to the delivery of trunk infrastructure across the broader network (e.g. water, sewer, transport, parks, community facilities). Since 2011, the QLD State Government has mandated a maximum adopted charge (capped rate) for…
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