Brisbane Development Assessment Update March 2022

Brisbane City Council held a planning industry forum on 14 March 2022 to discuss upcoming opportunities and provide clarity around some common questions that arise in the development assessment process. Below we have extracted some of the Q&A’s or you can view Council’s slides from the forum here.   Landscape Works in the TBC overlay […]

Built to Boundary Walls on Small Lots

Here we will discuss and dissect the built to boundary wall provisions of the dwelling house small lot code of version 23 Brisbane City Plan 2014 section 9.3.8. There are 3 keys acceptable outcomes (AOs) within the code which must be addressed when assessing a built to boundary wall in Brisbane. These are AO6, AO9.1 […]

Brisbane Carports and Garages

In some cases a new carport or garage in Brisbane will require a development application (town planning application) to be submitted to your local Council.  Below we have created a few simple steps to identify if your carport or garage will trigger an application requirement.    Step 1: Determine if you have a carport or […]

Demolish your Pre-war Character House?

If you go to a town planner with any pre-war dwelling house in the Traditional Building Character Overlay and ask if it can be demolished the answer is going to be a strong no 98% of the time. (If your house is not within an overlay which protects traditional character then please speak with your […]