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BCC – Brisbane Housing Supply Incentive Policy
October 30, 2023

Brisbane City Council has released the Brisbane Housing Supply Incentive Policy to help reduce infrastructure charges for certain needed housing types. The policy aims to reduce infrastructure charges and provide…

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BCC New Housing Action Plan
September 25, 2023

BCC plans to assist in the fast-tracking of new homes and improve housing affordability.   Under the Plan, Council will waive 50% – 75% of infrastructure charges for certain sized…

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New Temporary Local Planning Instrument 01/2022 BCC – Protection of Properties in the Moorooka War Workers’ Housing Estate
November 2, 2022

Brisbane City Council has adopted the TLPI 01/22 at its meeting of 25 October 2022, with an effective date of 02 August 2022. The TPLI will cease to have effect…

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Building or Renovating in a Flood Area – Rebuilding For Improved Flood Resilience
May 25, 2022

Rebuilding in a Flood Area Flooding is a natural event or common occurrence in Brisbane, especially in areas built on a floodplain. Understanding the risks and types of flooding your…

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Brisbane City Plan 2014 Amendment v22.00/2021 commenced on 3 September.
September 6, 2021

Brisbane City Council’s Brisbane City Plan 2014 (City Plan) amendment v22.00/2021 has commenced on 03 September 2021. This amendment changes specific Camp Hill zonings and updates heritage and character provisions….

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Driveway Crossovers – Updated Standard Drawings
July 13, 2021

Brisbane City Council has updated the standard drawings for driveway crossovers to now require crossovers to be at least 2m from street trees. Clarification for setbacks to other structures in…

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PIA Planning Festival 2021 Study Tours
May 27, 2021

The PPLAN team attended one of the PIA Planning Festival 2021 Study Tours on Monday afternoon – a Brisbane CBD Heritage Walk led by Scott Richards Associate Director at Urbis…

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BBC Draft Sandgate District Neighbourhood Plan – Have Your Say
May 12, 2021

BCC Draft Sandgate District Neighbourhood Plan is open for public consultation and comment until Monday 21 June 2021. For more information visit the project webpage here. If you need assistance…

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BCC Extends Support for Brisbane’s Construction Industry – Extends range of discounted DA fees until 31 March 2021
December 1, 2020

Brisbane City Council (BCC) has extended its support for Brisbane’s construction industry and are extending a range of discounted DA fees and services until 31 March 2021. Details of BCC’s…

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