Latest Town Planning News

Tweed Shire Council’s Initiative to Reduce DA Backlog
June 28, 2022

  Due to the unprecedented level of application activity over the last 12 – 24 months, Tweed Shire Council will implement Development Application (DA) Backlog Reduction Program 2022, putting in…

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Building or Renovating in a Flood Area – Rebuilding For Improved Flood Resilience
May 25, 2022

Rebuilding in a Flood Area Flooding is a natural event or common occurrence in Brisbane, especially in areas built on a floodplain. Understanding the risks and types of flooding your…

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Brisbane City Plan 2014 Amendment v22.00/2021 commenced on 3 September.
September 6, 2021

Brisbane City Council’s Brisbane City Plan 2014 (City Plan) amendment v22.00/2021 has commenced on 03 September 2021. This amendment changes specific Camp Hill zonings and updates heritage and character provisions….

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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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