Articles

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What is the difference between a "splitter" and a "subdivision"?
16 October 2018

There's a common term used in real estate being "splitter" blocks. Depending on who you talk to this could mean different things.

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Coastal hazard overlay and Brisbane development
16 September 2018

Brisbane has experienced many floods since European settlement and they're the most expensive natural disaster type in our country.

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What is the new BCC Community Purposes Network Overlay?
23 August 2018

Brisbane CIty Council introduced a new overlay - Community Purposes Network Overlay - that took effect on 29 June 2018.

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Know what STCA means for your property’s potential
22 July 2018

You may have come across these four little words in your search for the perfect property: Subject to Council Approval (STCA).

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The value of a town planner on your team
17 June 2018

A town planner is someone you might need to assist with a project, whether that be a development or your own home.

Posted in: Town planning
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What are infrastructure charges and when do they apply?
23 May 2018

Anyone who undertakes a development may be charged these fees and, depending on the work, different charges apply.

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Development types under the new Planning Act
8 April 2018

The Planning Act defines what development is, the types of development, and the various application options.

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Development approval - do you need it?
18 March 2018

Many people are not sure when, or even if, they require development approval for a project they are considering.

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Car park crunch - will it eat your site yield for lunch?
23 February 2018

How BCC manages car parking requirements and ratios for development.

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Look before you leap: Site acquisitions
7 January 2018

The property development game is one of calculated risk. So it pays to know what those risks might be, and if you can manage them.

Posted in: Town planning