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2019 Brisbane City Council Neighbourhood Plan Updates:

  As this year draws toward a close and the new year unfolds, we can expect to see a number of Neighbourhood Plans continue to take form and progress which will guide future development and coordinate land use and infrastructure planning at a more detailed, fine-grained local level. There are a number of new Neighbourhood [...]

2019-10-18T07:07:29+00:00 October 18th, 2019|Industry Update|

Pre-War House Building Work Approval – Renovation Complete!

  In 2016, Ken Ryan and Associates received Approval for a Development Application lodged to Brisbane City Council to carry out Building Work to a pre-1946 dwelling house on a small lot in the Traditional Building Character Overlay at 6 Mcnab Street, Paddington. An optimal outcome was achieved to make the dwelling both liveable and [...]

2019-09-17T04:50:44+00:00 September 17th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Industry Update – Proposed City Plan Multiple Dwelling Car Parking Amendments

  Further Brisbane City Plan amendment packages are in train and in combination with Major Amendment Package H, will result in unintended constraint of the development of townhouses and apartments outside of the LDR Zone. Notably, Amendment Package J proposes to remove available parking reductions where within 400 metres walking distance of a public transport [...]

2019-08-30T05:53:18+00:00 August 30th, 2019|Industry Update|

Industry Update – Proposed City Plan Townhouse Amendments

  In December 2018, we provided an update on the outcomes of BCC’s consultation for the ‘Plan your Brisbane’ initiative. BCC believe the community expressed a desire to preserve the character of the Low Density Residential (LDR) Zone, which was subsequently reflected in ‘Brisbane’s Futures Blueprint’ strategy document. Peak industry bodies including HIA and PIA [...]

2019-08-23T06:55:44+00:00 August 23rd, 2019|Industry Update|

Residential Care and Retirement Facilities in Brisbane

  Brisbane City Council (BCC) is proposing amendments to the Brisbane City Plan 2014 to make it easier to build, extend or upgrade Residential Care Facilities and Retirement Facilities, to meet the needs of Brisbane’s aging residents. It is worthwhile understanding these amendments as some land owners might reconsider their development options (e.g. Multiple dwellings [...]

2018-07-17T04:12:54+00:00 July 17th, 2018|Industry Update|

Plan For Brisbane

  Brisbane City Council has recently published the outcomes of its ‘Plan for Brisbane’ initiative where more than 100,000 residents has their say on Brisbane’s future. Described as Brisbane’s future blueprint, 8 principles have been developed, supported by 40 identified actions, many of which have practical implications for land owners and the development industry, including [...]

2018-07-09T00:11:04+00:00 July 9th, 2018|Industry Update|

Brisbane City Council Citywide Amendments – Biodiversity

  In June 2016, Brisbane City Council (BCC) proposed it would be amending the Biodiversity provision of the City Plan 2014 intended to reflect changed biodiversity mapping and updated legislation, as well as previous community and industry feedback requiring amendments to overlay mapping. The proposed amendments refine mapping of the biodiversity areas overlay, align mapping [...]

2018-05-11T01:48:54+00:00 May 11th, 2018|Industry Update|

Changes to Brisbane City Council Dwelling House Code

  Brisbane City Council (BCC) has recently made changes to their Dwelling House Code and Dwelling House (Small Lot) Code regarding building height. These changes became effective on 1 December 2017 and are intended to clarify the circumstances in which BCC may approve houses over 9.5 metres or 2 Storeys in height. Since Brisbane City [...]

2018-03-02T04:24:26+00:00 March 2nd, 2018|Industry Update|
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