Town planning

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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.

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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.

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Flooding and what it means for development
12 December 2017

Flooding is a major constraint and has implications for any type of development therefore it needs to be appropriately managed.

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Rezoning - Is it possible under Queensland's new Planning Act?
14 November 2017

Surprisingly, you cannot actually rezone land in Queensland any more and in fact haven’t been able to since 1998.

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ERAs and the town planning process
14 August 2017

If you are involved in the industrial, food production, manufacturing or intensive animal industries your town planning process will likely include ERAs.

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Development Application fees in metropolitan Brisbane, Ipswich and the Gold Coast
1 August 2017

Development Application (DA) assessment fees are charged by Councils for the time and effort they put into assessing your DA.

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