Citywide update - Pre-1911 building overlay amendment

Brisbane has been growing and changing for more than 100 years. Council is committed to supporting economic growth and maintaining prosperity in Brisbane while ensuring our traditional character buildings are protected for future generations.

Following research into the early development of Brisbane, Council has added new properties to Brisbane City Plan 2014’s Pre-1911 building overlay. 

The amendment package

This amendment package of changes followed the major amendment statutory process outlined in the Queensland Government guideline, Making and amending local planning instruments.

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

Community engagement

The amendment package was open for community feedback from 18 April until 6 June 2017. Council held three public consultation events and received a total of 110 properly made submissions. 

Council has considered all the submissions received and has revised some of the draft overlay maps. 

All affected landowners were separately advised by letter about the proposed amendment and how to find out more information.


Timeline of amendment process
June-December 2016 (completed)Council proposed to amend the City Plan. Drafting of the amendment package.
Late 2016-early 2017 (completed)Queensland Government review
18 April-Tuesday 6 June 2017 (completed)

Public consultation including the opportunity for submissions on the draft amendment package.

Download the:

Mid 2017 (completed)Queensland Government review
Late 2017 (completed)

Queensland Government approval to adopt and Council adoption and gazettal.

The amendments have been adopted into Brisbane City Plan 2014.

Other City Plan amendments

You may be interested to find out about other proposed amendments to City Plan.

Register for updates

Register for future updates on City Plan 2014. 

More information

For more information about the proposed major amendment to City Plan 2014, 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:9 May 2019