Latest Town Planning News

Builder accidentally demolishes Brisbane character house
February 27, 2019

It has been reported in the Brisbane Courier Mail, that a builder accidentally demolished a Brisbane character house. Council has since undertaken enforcement action. It is important that builders obtain…

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HIA Gold Coast Northern Rivers Industry Outlook Breakfast Feb 2019
January 29, 2019

HIA is having an Industry Outlook Breakfast for 2019 at Bond University in Robina, QLD. HIA’s Senior Economist, Geordan Murray will present the latest economic forecasts. Other speakers include Tracy…

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New Redlands Planning Scheme
September 10, 2018

New Redlands Planning Scheme The new Redlands Planning Scheme will commence on 8 October 2018. We understand that in most instances new houses and ancillary structures will be subject to…

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Changes to Gold Coast Flood Levels
August 8, 2018

Changes to Gold Coast Flood Levels The Gold Coast City Council has adopted changes to City Plan which will commence on 20 September 2018.  These include major changes to flood…

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Brisbane’s future blueprint – Planning and Building
August 3, 2018

Brisbane’s Future Blueprint – Planning and Building Brisbane’s future blueprint was recently released and contains 8 principles to guide growth. These will have major implications on the way in which…

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RiskSMART Consultants
April 9, 2018

PPLAN is now a Brisbane City Council (BCC) accredited RiskSMART consultant.     We are able to offer you a fast track approval process for selected low-risk development applications. RiskSMART…

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New NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act (EPA) March 2018
February 28, 2018

New NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act (EPA), March 2018 The new NSW Environmental Planning and Assessment Act commences 1 March 2018. Implementation of the new Act will occur over…

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Moreton Bay Regional Council – Incentivising Infill Developments
July 17, 2017

Moreton Bay Regional Council – Incentivising Infill Developments Moreton Bay Regional Council has recently announced a new Incentivising Infill Development Policy commencing 1 July 2017. The policy is available to…

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Queensland New Planning Legislation
July 3, 2017

Queensland New Planning Legislation Queensland operates under new planning legislation from 03 July 2017. The new system will be established through the Planning Act 2016. Further information can be obtained at…

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