Superseded Brisbane City Plan 2000 updates register - amendments 2004

Amendments effective 1 January 2004
Adopted amendments to City Plan (Update 6) 

Various amendments to Chapter 3

  • clarification that the Plan only protects views where nominated in a Local Plan or where the development exceeds specified building height requirements resulting in a loss of amenity
  • inclusion of Residential Areas – Desired Environmental Outcomes, which refers to the management of small lot housing
  • modification to list of work that is exempt from City Plan, ensuring that any work on a small lot will be subject to the Residential Design – Small Lot Code
  • modification of the level of assessment for a small lot house in the Low Density Residential, Character Residential and Low-Medium Density Residential Areas
  • modification of the level of assessment for a small lot house in the Medium Density Residential and High Density Residential Areas
  • clarification of the types of work defined as minor building work

Various amendments to Chapter 4

  • modification of the relevant level of assessment tables of the following local plans. This is to ensure consistency with new city-wide levels of assessment for houses on small lots:
    • Fortitude Valley Local Plan
    • Milton Local Plan
    • New Farm and Teneriffe Hill Local Plan
    • Newstead and Teneriffe Waterfront Local Plan
    • South Brisbane Local Plan
  • amending the Wynnum West Local Plan to address key issues such as:
    • protection of bushland, wetlands and waterway corridors
    • creation of new parks and recreational facilities
    • completion of local road network
    • appropriate types of housing, shops and employment

Various amendments to Chapter 5

  • inclusion of provisions in the Demolition Code that address partial demolition of buildings and siting requirements on small lots
  • inclusion of additional text in the Demolition Code to clarify what “Traditional Building Character” means
  • inclusion of provisions in the House Code to address impacts of houses that exceed 8.5 metres in height
  • amendments to the Character Code requiring all new buildings to comply with the character design guidelines irrespective of their location on the lot
  • introduction of a revised Residential Design – Small Lot Code. The revised Code introduces a building envelope and new design criteria that will regulate the size of new small lot houses

Amendments to planning scheme policies

  • inclusion of more than 700 new commercial character buildings and heritage places from various suburbs in the Commercial Character Building Register Planning Scheme Policy and Heritage Register Planning Scheme Policy

Amendments to Appendix 3

  • inclusion of two new sites in the register of land designated for community infrastructure

Mapping changes

  • updating all three Planning Scheme maps to provide details of area classification changes through amendments made to the Wynnum West Local Plan
  • inclusion of new heritage and commercial character building places throughout Brisbane

Other

  • updating of the contents and index pages

Mapping changes

  • area classification changes related to the amended Wynnum West Local Plan
  • Heritage Place and Commercial Character Building additions and changes related to the south east district and other regions
  • ministerial designations  

Amendments to City Plan effective 1 July 2004
Adopted amendments to City Plan (Update 7)

Note.  These amendments may also include consequential changes in other sections of City Plan.

City Plan maps

  • all three Planning Scheme Maps have been updated to include land transferred from Ipswich City to Brisbane City under the Local Government (Boonah, Brisbane, Esk, Ipswich and Laidley) Regulation 1999. Other amendments include area classification changes of various sites to reflect development approvals, Voluntary Conservation Agreements, and ministerial rezonings as well as the classification of unclassified lands

Various amendments to Chapter 2

  • introduction of provisions in the Strategic Plan to promote Council’s telecommunications strategies and intents

Various amendments to Chapter 3

  • introducing the Single Unit Dwelling definition to describe attached houses, duplexes  and detached houses where each unit is contained on its own freehold lot
  • modification to the level of assessment tables to include Single Unit Dwellings
  • clarifying that the City Plan does not support the subdivision of houses that separate a granny flat from the rest of the house
  • clarification that  non-profit organisations can be considered as a home business
  • clarification that any road widening or truncation required as a condition of development is included in the site area when calculating Gross Floor Area
  • inclusion of rainwater tanks as Minor Building Work

Various amendments to Chapter 4

  • modification to the level of assessment in the City Centre Local Plan for demolition to create a temporary park
  • ensuring that Local Plans provisions that apply to Multi-unit Dwellings apply equally to Single Unit Dwellings:
    • Newstead Teneriffe Waterfront Local Plan 
    • Petrie Terrace and Spring Hill Local Plan
    • Wynnum Manly Local Plan
    • Calamvale District Local Plan
    • Fig Tree Pocket Local Plan
    • Wakerley Local Plan 
    • Bowen Hills Local Plan
    • Bulimba District Local Plan 
    • New Farm and Teneriffe Local Plan
    • Petrie Terrace and Spring Hill Local Plan
  • modifications clarifying the extent of Local Plan Precinct 3.11, the Stones Corner business centre, in the East Brisbane/Coorparoo District Local Plan
  • introduction of a revised Fortitude Valley Local Plan that more accurately reflects the land use policy and vision for the area. Wording has been streamlined, and an “exception” only structure has been adopted. The amendments include:
    • clarifying the development principles and precinct intents
    • replacing the stand alone level of assessment tables with exception only tables
    • ensuring applications are received and appropriate standards achieved for noise sensitive and noise generating activities by altering the level of assessment for noise sensitive or noise generating uses
      • local Plan Code revised to more closely align Acceptable Solutions with Performance Criteria and references to the Noise Impact Assessment Planning Scheme Policy have been strengthened
      • area classification changes for a number of blocks from Low-medium Density Residential to Multi-purpose Centre (MP2)
  • modifications to the gross floor area formula in the Kangaroo Point Peninsula Local Plan, Petrie Terrace and Spring Hill Local Plan and Racecourse Road Local Plan to improve interpretation
  • inclusion of the Lake Manchester Local Plan to give effect to planning provisions for certain areas of land transferred from Ipswich City to Brisbane City under the Local Government (Boonah, Brisbane, Esk, Ipswich and Laidley) Regulation 1999. The Local Plan provisions broadly translate the Ipswich City Council Planning Scheme Provisions
  • modifications to the Mt Coot-tha Local Plan:
    • improving the interpretation of the level of assessment and the type of activities envisaged by clarifying definitions, amending code requirements and revising the level of assessment tables
    • reinforcing limits to uses other than television or radio stations in the Communications Facilities Precinct
  • modifications to the Toombul-Nundah Major Centre Local Plan identifying acceptable building envelopes to facilitate more intense development whilst maintaining desired urban design and built form outcomes

Various amendments to Chapter 5

  • clarifying that visitor parking is required as part of a multi-unit dwelling development
  • clarifying when the 60% GFA bonus applies for multi-unit dwellings
  • inclusion of the new Single Unit Dwelling Code.  All applications for new Single Unit Dwellings, subdivision of land and existing/proposed building/s or extending a Single Unit Dwelling will be assessed against this Code. The code ensures that Single Unit Dwellings achieve similar standards to a Multi-unit Dwelling in the same Area Classification
  • Updating codes that apply to Multi-unit Dwelling so that they apply equally to Single Unit Dwellings.  This includes the:
    Home Business Code
    Industrial Areas – Adjacent Development Code
    Residential Design – Special Needs Code
    Structure Planning Code
    Subdivision Code; and
    Transport, Access, Parking and Servicing Code.
  • modifications to the Gas Pipeline Code ensuring that development in proximity to either the Moonie Brisbane Oil Pipeline or the AGL gas pipeline will require a risk assessment against the relevant Australian Standards
  • modifications to various codes promoting the provision of telecommunications infrastructure and clustering of uses dependant on superior band widths. The amendments include:
    • additional Performance Criteria and Acceptable Solutions in the Operational Works Code and Services, Works and Infrastructure Code requiring the provision of additional conduits, ducting and cabling as part of any future subdivision or building work
    • additional Performance Criteria and Acceptable Solutions in the Structure Planning Code and Home Business Code promoting the clustering of telecommunication dependant activities near locations with appropriate infrastructure

Amendments to planning scheme policies

  • introducing the new Planning Scheme Policy on Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) to provide a comprehensive reference document allowing for improved consideration of safety issues in the assessment of industrial and commercial development, medium and high density residential development and new subdivisions
  • modifications to Planning Scheme Policies that apply to Multi-unit Dwellings so that they apply equally to Single Unit Dwellings:
    • Planning Scheme Policy 1: Development Contributions for Parks and Recreation Facilities Arising from Subdivision of Land and from Material Change of Use or Development of Land
    •  Transport, Access, Parking and Servicing Planning Scheme Policy
  • updates to the list of significant vegetation communities and the associated explanatory notes in Schedule 5 of the Natural Assets Planning Scheme Policy bringing the City Plan in line with the February 2003 update to the Vegetation Management Act 1999
  • inclusion of 2 new areas in Brisbane’s CBD to “Schedule 1 Heritage places of cultural  heritage significance” in the Heritage Register Planning Scheme Policy
  • inclusion of 91 new Commercial Character Buildings in the Commercial Character Building Register Planning Scheme Policy

Other

  • updated contents and index pages

Mapping changes

  • land formerly with Ipswich City Council now shown as part of Lake Manchester Local Plan
  • Heritage Place and Commercial Character Building additions and changes related to the Lake Manchester Local Plan and for other reasons
  • Ministerial Designations
  • new contour information with scaling of information shown at relevant scale revised
  • addition of Moonie Oil Pipeline
01 July 2014