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Gold Coast City Council Support for Building Construction Industry
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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BCC Giving a Further Boost to Brisbane’s Construction Industry
September 16, 2020

From 1 October 2020, the minor development fee (usually applied for additions and alteration works), including each additional instance of small-scale building works (up to three items), will be free…

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Brisbane City Council – New tools for accessing Planning and Building Information
September 1, 2020

We are excited that BCC (Brisbane City Council) has released new tools for accessing planning and building information, including new search tools for City Plan and the release of Development.i…

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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 Development Consent PPLAN Town Planners
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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Submissions Development Proposals Planning Permits PPLAN Town Planners
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 until 30 Sep 2020 to stimulate new building and construction, including smaller scale projects. Do…

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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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PPLAN - the Town Planning Professionals
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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