Local projects finalised in 2020

Neighbourhood plans and other local planning projects help manage change and growth at a local level. The following neighbourhood plans were finalised by Brisbane City Council in 2020.

Banyo-Northgate Neighbourhood Plan

On Tuesday 26 November 2019 Brisbane City Council adopted an amendment to Brisbane City Plan 2014 (City Plan), to incorporate the Banyo-Northgate Neighbourhood Plan. This neighbourhood plan amendment is effective in City Plan from 28 February 2020.

Highlights of the plan include:

  • extending protections to 119 additional properties to maintain traditional building character
  • protecting five additional heritage, four additional pre-1911 and nine additional commercial character buildings
  • creating more space for businesses to expand and host up to 5000 new jobs, and support two future employment precincts at Northgate and Virginia (around Bindha station)
  • ensuring that industrial activities important for Brisbane's jobs and economy can continue to thrive in the area
  • allowing the Banyo centre to expand and provide more local services
  • planning for new housing, particularly near railway stations.

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Kangaroo Point Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan

On Tuesday 19 November 2019, Brisbane City Council adopted an amendment to Brisbane City Plan 2014 (City Plan) to incorporate provisions of the Kangaroo Point Peninsula Neighbourhood Plan. This neighbourhood plan is effective in City Plan from Friday 28 February 2020.

Highlights of the plan include:

  • maintaining strong building height controls to preserve views to and from the Story Bridge
  • rezoning land under the Story Bridge from high density residential to community purposes, promoting the creative use of space underneath the bridge
  • facilitating mixed-use development in focused areas along Main Street to promote new businesses and services
  • protecting two additional properties through the City Plan Heritage Overlay
  • protecting more trees through the City Plan Significant Landscape Tree Overlay.

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Last updated:2 March 2020