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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 and experienced in Development Assessments? Contact PPLAN today.

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Change to Requirements for BSD-2022
December 7, 2019

There is a change to requirements for BSD-2022 – Standard Drawing for Vehicle Crossing (Driveway) for Single Dwellings – Note the change to the distance from street trees to the…

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Brisbane City Plan 2014 v17
Brisbane City Plan 2014 Amendment v17.00-2019 Effective
December 6, 2019

  Major Amendment – Biodiversity Refined mapping Aligned Koala mapping with QLD Government mapping Changes/new to mapping categories Amended Code provisions Heritage Places and City Views Amendment Amendment to Heritage…

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Brisbane City Plan 2014 Amendment v16.00 2019 now effective PPLAN Town Planners News
Brisbane City Plan 2014 Amendment v16.00-2019 is now effective
August 5, 2019

  Brisbane City Plan 2014 (City Plan) Amendment v16.00/2019 is now effective. Major amendment includes new Coorparoo and Districts Neighbourhood Plan and numerous mapping amendments to reflect selected existing Preliminary…

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NSW Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code Partial Moratorium Extended
July 22, 2019

The NSW Low Rise Medium Density Housing Code’s partial moratorium has been extended until 31 October for an independent review. Current expectations are that the review will be completed and…

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