BCC CITYWIDE AMENDMENT PACKAGES AND DESIGN STRATEGY OUT FOR CONSULTATION

A number of Brisbane City Council (BCC) planning related matters have been released for consultation.

Brisbane City Council has released several proposed citywide amendment packages including:

Restricting townhouses from single-home areas amendment

The proposed amendment to City Plan aims to stop townhouses and apartments being built in areas for single homes.

This amendment is open for feedback now until Monday 26 August 2019.

Increased car parking for suburban multiple dwellings amendment

This amendment proposes to increase the number of car parks required for new multiple dwellings developments in suburban areas.

This amendment is open for feedback now until Monday 26 August 2019.

Major amendment package C

This proposed package of amendments to City Plan aim to support best-practice planning and include changes across a range of citywide provisions. These include:

  • Service station and industrial development
  • Air quality modelling
  • Air quality (planning) criteria and odour criteria
  • Industry thresholds
  • Streetscape hierarchy
  • Heritage and character
  • Bushfire and mapping, including overlays.

This amendment is open for feedback now until Monday 9 September 2019. 

Design strategy for Brisbane

Design-led City - a design strategy for Brisbane intends to outline a vision for design quality across Brisbane's built environment. The consultation document sets out the draft priorities and design values to guide design outcomes for all development and infrastructure projects, and identifies potential actions to support, regulate, reward and implement quality design in Brisbane.

Consultation has now commenced and will close on Friday 13 September 2019.

Draft design guide - low-to-medium density housing 

The draft New World City design guide - Subtropical homes for a Brisbane lifestyle will provide advice and support to encourage quality design of townhouses and apartments up to five storeys. 

Consultation has now commenced and will close on Friday 13 September 2019.

The Property Council will begin consultation with our members and will lodge submission on all proposed amendments and draft documents shortly. If you have feedback you would like to provide to help form our submissions, please contact npercy@propertycouncil.com.au