Draft Banyo-Northgate Neighbourhood Plan

In February we provided an industry blog update on the status of a number of neighbourhood plans currently being prepared by BCC. This includes the Banyo-Northgate Draft Neighbourhood Plan, which also includes parts of Nudgee, Nundah, Virginia and Hendra. The intent of this plan is to manage future growth and development in the neighbourhood plan [...]

2018-11-28T00:23:00+00:00 November 28th, 2018|Industry Update|

Brisbane City Council – Character Design Forum

BCC Character Design Forum - Submissions Now Open Brisbane City Council recently hosted a Character Design Forum for residents to contribute to a set of design principles that will guide future extensions and renovations to Brisbane’s traditional ‘Queenslander’ houses.  The forum was organised in response to Council’s future ‘blueprint’ that identifies the protection of Queenslanders [...]

2018-11-15T23:07:30+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Industry Update|

Industry Update – Commercial Character Buildings

Under the provisions of the Brisbane City Plan 2014, certain buildings that are constructed in 1946 or earlier – including corner shops, offices and others utilised for commercial purposes – are subject to the Commercial Character Building Overlay where they contribute to the distinctive architectural character of the City and should be preserved. Accordingly, they [...]

2018-11-01T22:26:34+00:00 November 1st, 2018|Industry Update|