Proposed citywide amendment - Major amendment package C

Brisbane is a great place to live, work and relax. To ensure our friendly and liveable city continues to thrive and Brisbane City Plan 2014 (City Plan) remains effective and up-to-date, Brisbane City Council is proposing changes to some of its citywide provisions with Major amendment package C.

Through amendments to City Plan, Council ensures planning decisions continue to reflect principles developed with community input, including protecting our city’s backyards and unique character.

The proposed amendments include changes across a range of citywide provisions, including:

  • service station and industrial development
  • air quality modelling, air quality (planning) criteria and odour criteria
  • industry thresholds
  • streetscape hierarchy
  • heritage and character
  • bushfire
  • mapping - including overlays.

For an overview of the proposed amendments, you can download the:

You can also download a copy of the public notice:

This proposed amendment package is following the 'major amendment' process as outlined in the Queensland Government’s guideline, Making and amending local planning instruments.

Proposed amendments

View the list of proposed amendments:

View the proposed amendment documents:

Part 3 - Strategic framework

Part 5 - Tables of assessment

Part 6 - Zones

Part 7 - Neighbourhood plans

Part 8 - Overlays

Part 9 - Development codes

Schedule 1 - Definitions

Schedule 6 - Planning scheme policies

The proposed amendments include changes to the following overlay maps:

  • Citywide amendments – Heritage overlay maps
  • Citywide amendments – Streetscape hierarchy overlay maps.

To view the PDFs, you can choose a tile on the map below.

The PDF documents included in the below map are of a technical nature and as such are not accessible to website assistive technologies. For assistance accessing or interpreting any of these maps, phone Council on 07 3403 8888.

Have your say

You can now have your say on these proposed amendments. Written submissions on the proposed changes are open until 5pm, Monday 9 September 2019.

Submissions must be properly made and in writing and can be sent to Council:

Find out detailed information on how to make a correct submission by reading Council’s online Have your say on city planning fact sheet.

Following the submissions period, Council will write to everyone who has made a properly made submission on the proposed amendments and publish a copy of the submissions report online.

Timeline

Table showing timeline of major milestones for amendment package
30 August 2016 Council proposed to amend City Plan
September 2016-February 2017

Drafting of the amendment package

March 2017-January 2019 Queensland Government review
July-September 2019

Public consultation including an opportunity to have your say on the draft amendment package

Talk to a Planner information sessions held on 8, 15, 16 August 2019

Late 2019-early 2020 Final Queensland Government review
Mid 2020 Queensland Government approval to adopt and Council adoption and gazettal

Other City Plan amendments

You can also provide feedback on other proposed amendments to City Plan now open for consultation.

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More information

For more information about the proposed major amendment to City Plan, you can:

  • email the project team
  • phone Council on 07 3403 8888
  • write to:
    Strategic Planning
    City Planning & Economic Development
    Brisbane City Council
    GPO Box 1434
    Brisbane QLD 4001.
Last updated:19 August 2019