Archive for category: Planning

South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017 Finalised: Plan for 800,000 New Dwellings

South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017 Finalised: Plan for 800,000 New Dwellings

On 11 August 2017, the South East Queensland Regional Plan 2017, also known as ShapingSEQ, was given effect as the new regional plan for South East Queensland (SEQ). ShapingSEQ provides a regional framework for growth management, which sets the long-term planning direction for sustainable growth, a globally competitive economy, and […]

National Land Use Zoning Update | 29 June 2017  [VIDEO]

National Land Use Zoning Update | 29 June 2017 [VIDEO]

Rezoning Adoptions, Australia, April 2017

Rezoning Adoptions, Australia, April 2017

Blockbrief’s Rezoning Adoption Data showed that there were 34 rezoning instrument adoptions across Australia in April 2017 providing additional capacity for up to 2,783 dwelling units and development projects to generate 1,243 jobs, nationally. This capacity can potentially be realised after development applications/ planning permits and building applications are approved for […]

Development Brief 5 May 2017

Development Brief 5 May 2017

This week’s significant development applications and planning permits lodged and approved are: Deferred Commencement| 44-48 O’Dea Avenue Waterloo NSW 2017 Description: Stage 1 Development Application for subdivision and preparatory works (including demolition of existing structures, land remediation, excavation, and road, public domain and civil works); and concept approval of building envelopes […]

What is a Statement of Environmental Effects?

What is a Statement of Environmental Effects?

In NSW a Development Application (DA) must include sufficient information to enable the environmental impact of the development and project to be assessed by the Council. This includes a Statement of Environmental Effects, this is set out in Schedule 1 of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Regulation 2000 (EPAR). In […]

1,000 New Homes in Glenside, South Australia

1,000 New Homes in Glenside, South Australia

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in December of the rezoning information provided below.   In summary, the DPA applies the Urban Corridor Zone to a portion of the Glenside Hospital site now declared surplus to Government needs and to amend the existing Mixed Use Glenside Zone. The amendments seek to facilitate […]

600 Dwellings and 900 Jobs with Newcastle Rezoning

600 Dwellings and 900 Jobs with Newcastle Rezoning

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in December of the rezoning information provided below.   The planning proposal will amend the Newcastle LEP to rezone the now surplus rail corridor land between Worth Place and Watt Street together with the Newcastle Train Station and apply relevant planning controls in order for the […]

1,500 Lots and 369 Jobs with Rezoning in Victoria

1,500 Lots and 369 Jobs with Rezoning in Victoria

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in December of the rezoning information provided below.   The Brompton Lodge Precinct Structure Plan area will ultimately support a residential community of around 4,100 people in approximately 1,500 dwellings. The Local Town Centre is based around retail and office commercial uses and is anticipated to […]

NSW Land Rezoned for Low Density Housing

NSW Land Rezoned for Low Density Housing

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in November of the rezoning information provided below.   The Riverlands Golf Course site in Milperra has been rezoned to allow for low density housing and the continuation of part of the site for open space. The intended outcome is to enable the redevelopment of the Riverlands […]

Council Proposes Rezoning to General Industrial

Council Proposes Rezoning to General Industrial

*Blockbrief members were notified immediately in November of the rezoning information provided below.   The Alec Lamberton Field Rezoning project seeks an amendment to rezone Lot 1 DP 620655 Lee Street from zone RE 1 Public Recreation to IN1 General Industrial.  The amendment also proposes to change floor space ratio from […]