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Tweed Shire Council – New Planning Controls For Flood-Prone Land
July 20, 2021

Tweed Shire Council has implemented new planning controls for flood-prone land. The new controls commenced on 14 July 2021 and will help to better protect life and property in the…

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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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NSW Planning Portal – Government Service Fees
July 8, 2021

The NSW Government is introducing service fees for certain applications on the NSW Planning Portal that are payable by the applicant during the application process. These fees support the ongoing…

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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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Logan City Council Amendments to Infrastructure Charging Commenced 01 April 2021
April 8, 2021

A full list of amendments are detailed in Council’s Fact Sheet and include: -Application of the latest maximum adopted charge as per the Planning Regulation 2017 being $30,226 per new…

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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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Gold Coast City Council – Express Development Applications
November 5, 2020

Gold Coast City Council has introduced a new fast-track service, Express Development Application (Express DA). Express DA replaces the existing RiskSMART service and is available for a range of low…

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Gold Coast City Council Support for the Building and Construction Industry
October 7, 2020

Gold Coast City Council has announced a range of measures to support the city’s building and construction industry during COVID-19. The measures came into effect from 1 October 2020 with…

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