Coorparoo and Districts Neighbourhood Plan

Brisbane City Council is preparing a neighbourhood plan for the Coorparoo and districts area. The plan includes parts of Coorparoo, Greenslopes, Camp Hill, Holland Park and Holland Park West. Once complete, the neighbourhood plan will become part of Brisbane City Plan 2014 (City Plan) to guide new development.

The neighbourhood plan is an opportunity to plan for future growth and protect the aspects of the area residents love.

Project update

From April to June 2018, Council released the draft plan for community comment, receiving 421 submissions.

Council reviewed all submissions and made a number of changes in response to the feedback, including:

  • protecting 4.8 hectares of Stephens Mountain as a conservation zone
  • adding in provisions for properties adjoining heritage places to ensure new development respects the neighbouring heritage place.

Council has submitted the revised neighbourhood plan to the Queensland Government for final review. Additional changes may result from the revised plan.

Draft plan key outcomes

The key outcomes include:

  • achieving a balance between growth and maintenance of character and low-density residential development
  • rezoning more areas to the character residential zone to protect streetscapes and housing 
  • rezoning 4.8 hectares of Stephens Mountain to the conservation zone
  • focusing change in centres along:
    • Logan Road corridor
    • Greenslopes Private Hospital
    • area around Greenslopes busway station
  • new commercial and retail space
  • new development, including pockets of medium-density residential development up to five storeys in height
  • identifying areas that require character protection, including those areas in the character residential zone
  • protecting 13 additional pre-1911 buildings from demolition and adding 10 places to Council’s heritage register
  • ensuring new development is sympathetic to adjoining heritage places and does not detract from the streetscape
  • confirming future development at the existing Energex depot and former Ekibin extractive quarry site
  • requiring new developments in Logan Road centres to incorporate a landscaped setback.

Coorparoo and Districts Neighbourhood Plan area

View the Coorparoo and Districts Draft Neighbourhood Plan study area as a larger map. 

You can also download the Coorparoo and Districts Draft Neighbourhood Plan study area (PDF - 7Mb).

Community engagement

Neighbourhood planning involves Council and the community working together. There have been a number of opportunities to have your say during the plan’s development.

The below table lists how Council has engaged the community so far.

Table shows how Council has engaged the community
Type of engagement Date
Online survey October 2015 - March 2016
Information kiosks at locations in the neighbourhood plan area 24 and 29 October 2015
Community Planning Team meeting 25 November 2015
Community Planning Team meeting 10 February 2016
Community Planning Team meeting 13 April 2016
Community Planning Team meeting 4 May 2016
Draft neighbourhood plan strategy released for feedback 4-31 October 2016
Information kiosks at locations in the neighbourhood plan area 20 and 22 October 2016
Draft neighbourhood plan released for feedback 16 April-8 June 2018
Community information session – Easts Juniors Rugby League Club, Holland Park 10 May 2018
Community information session – Greenslopes Bowls Club, Greenslopes 12 May 2018
Community information session – Coorparoo Presbyterian Church, Coorparoo 19 May 2018

Timeline

Late 2015-mid-2016 Background research - in summary:
  • 509 online survey responses
  • four community planning team meetings
  • three information kiosks.
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October 2016 Release of the draft strategy document - in summary:
  • 602 submissions
  • four information kiosks.
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March 2017 First Queensland Government review
16 April-8 June 2018 Release of the draft statutory neighbourhood plan for final community submissions - in summary:
  • 421 submissions
  • three information sessions.
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November 2018 Second Queensland Government review
Early 2019 Adoption and inclusion as part of Brisbane City Plan 2014

Brisbane's Future Blueprint

After input from more than 100,000 residents, Council released Brisbane's Future Blueprint in June 2018. It has eight principles to guide decisions for Brisbane. One of these principles is creating a city of neighbourhoods - residents are close to the services they need and the lifestyle and leisure options they want.

Council creates plans like the Coorparoo and Districts Neighbourhood Plan to help make this long-term vision a reality.

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More information

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Last updated:1 May 2019
Topics: coorparoo