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Brisbane Carports and Garages

Does your carport or garage trigger a development application [DA] requiring town planning assessment by Brisbane City Council?   Step 1 As a private town planner, the first issue I resolve is to determine what your structure is defined as.…

Pre Lodgement Meetings

Local governments in South East Queensland offer a pre-lodgement service where you can discuss in person or over video call a development proposal prior to lodging a formal application. Are they a good idea though? There are a couple of…

Where Can You Build a Dual Occupancy in Brisbane?

There are a few zones where you can propose a dual occupancy in Brisbane and the application will be limited to code assessment, meaning no public notification and no third party appeal rights: Character Infill Zone (CR2) a. Any pre-1947…

How to Avoid a Town Planning Application – Brisbane Houses

If you are designing a house or house extension within the Brisbane City Council local government area and have a site which is below 450m2 and/or is located in the traditional building character overlay you may not require a town…

Subdivision Guide for the Moreton Bay Region

  The below table specifies the minimum required lot sizes and frontages in particular areas of the Moreton Bay Region Where no minimum lot size or frontage is specified, generally the density of the development is used to determine the…