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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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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.

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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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Changing your development applications or approval
14 September 2017

Queensland’s new Planning Act 2016 does not dramatically change the process for changes to development applications and approvals but it has an interesting new addition.

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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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