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Low Rise Housing Diversity Code and Development of Medium Density Housing in NSW
July 31, 2020

Since 1 July 2020, the Low Rise Housing Diversity Code specified in the State Environmental Planning Policy (Exempt and Complying Development Codes) 2008 (the Codes SEPP) has been operational across…

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NSW First Home Buyers – Now is a great time to consider your DA
July 28, 2020

The NSW Government has just announced a temporary pause in stamp duty for new homes under $800,000 for first home buyers. HIA has welcomed this construction boost initiative and believes…

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BCC Initiatives for the Building and Construction Industry from 1 July 2020
July 1, 2020

Brisbane City Council is offering a range of free and discounted services and financial incentives to stimulate new building and construction, including smaller scale projects. Do you have a development…

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Central Coast Council Development Contribution Plans amended to include Secondary Dwellings
Central Coast Council Development Contribution Plans amended to include Secondary Dwellings
May 26, 2020

  Developer contributions now apply to Secondary Dwellings across the whole of the Council Area. In the former Gosford Area contributions are levied based on the size of the dwelling….

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Blacktown City Council Accepting Electronic Lodgements of Development Consent Applications
April 2, 2020

Blacktown City Council will now accept electronic lodgements of Development Consent applications, in light of the current conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a welcome trend in the…

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Services to our valued clients during COVID-19 pandemic
March 20, 2020

Dear Clients PPLAN will continue to provide services to our valued clients during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have sufficient staff, technology and systems so we can continue to provide services…

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Amendments to Moreton Bay Planning Scheme Effective 29 January 2020
February 11, 2020

Some major amendments to the Moreton Bay Planning Scheme came into effect on 29 January 2020. Notable amendments include a requirement for secondary dwellings to provide a minimum of one…

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Traditional Character Housing Design Guidelines Released | Brisbane City Council
January 30, 2020

Brisbane City Council has released new Traditional character housing design guidelines. For more information see the link below on Council’s website Brisbane City Council’s  Traditional Character Housing Design Guidelines  …

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PPLAN New Urban Planner
Urban Planner
December 9, 2019

PPLAN is looking for a new Urban Planner in the new year! Are you looking for a new challenge in 2020? Experienced in Development Assessments?   Check here

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