Planning guidelines

Use these guidelines to ensure your development proposal complies with the Brisbane City Plan 2014.

Any queries or feedback about this page can be emailed to Council.

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Industry environmental guides

Council is developing a series of industry environmental guides. These guides offer advice to help industries in Brisbane meet the requirements of the Brisbane City Plan 2014 when:

  • building
  • upgrading
  • extending or altering premises
  • operating an industrial activity (and requirements of the Environmental Protection Act 1994)

For more information, download the documents:

For help with these guides, phone Council on 07 3403 8888.

Construction management guidelines

The guidelines for Brisbane Central Business District and City Frame provides awareness and assists construction companies to better plan for, and factor in, the construction management for current and future major projects' in the inner city. 

For more information, download the Construction Management Guidelines - CBD and City Frame (Word - 1.04Mb).

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