February 9, 2018
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With recent changes to the way three storey houses are assessed under Brisbane City Plan at the end of 2016 we thought we would provide detail process of how we would determine whether a house requires assessment (or how you can avoid assessment). This information has only regard to storeys, not building height which are

February 9, 2018
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Widow blocks are present throughout Brisbane and are a historical relic of World War I. They are identifiable as a rectangular allotment which has been subdivided diagonally, resulting in two triangular portions.  As a result the rear allotment does not have a street frontage. But why would anyone want this? It is said that WWI

October 3, 2017
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How to get a quick approval. RiskSMART is a fast-track application process utilised by Queensland Council’s to speed up the development application process for low risk and simple projects. Urban Planners Queensland is RiskSMART accredited by Brisbane City Council to assess development applications on their behalf. Once an application is lodged by UPQ with Council,

October 3, 2017
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What do you need to lodge a DA involving subdivision? Undertaking a development application is a lot more fun when you know upfront the documentation you will require! Each subdivision site will have its nuances and there will be slight variances to the below but this should help you get started. If ever in doubt