Superseded Brisbane City Plan 2000 updates register - amendments 2007

Amendments to City Plan effective 1 January 2007
Adopted amendments to City Plan (update 12)

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

City Plan Maps

  • amendments to the road hierarchy at Tilley Road, Wakerley to bring the city wide road hierarchy in line with the Wakerley Local Plan

Chapter 2

  • provisions in the Strategic Plan to improve the recognition of pre-1946 masonry housing styles such as the Californian Bungalow and timber and tin

Chapter 3

  • amendments to the Area intent and Desired Environment Outcomes for the Environmental Protection Area, to ensure this land is protected from inappropriate development
  • amendments to allow for protection of pre-1946 masonry housing styles as well as timber and tin architecture in Low Density Residential Areas
  • in Low-medium Density Residential Areas, amendments to emphasise that only timber and tin architecture will be protected
  • inclusion in the intent for the Low Density Residential Area, that 450m2  is the minimum lot size for sites in the Demolition Control Precinct. Changes to the level of assessment table to make lots less than 450m2 in the Low Density Residential Area in the Demolition Control Precinct generally inappropriate

Chapter 4

  • Fortitude Valley Local Plan - amendments to clarify levels of assessment for Low-medium Residential land within the James Street Precinct

Chapter 5

  • Centre Amenity and Performance Code:
    • removal of arterial road vehicle access provisions from the Child Care section of the code.  This is already addressed in the Transport Access and Servicing Code
    • introduction of acceptable solutions to address air quality from heavily trafficked roads on Child Care Facilities and a new map showing heavily trafficked roads
  • Child Care Facility Code:
    • greater flexibility in the location of child care facilities is facilitated by providing the option of not co-locating with a centre or other community facilities if the child care facility is located near high frequency public transport
    • removal of arterial road vehicle access provisions that are already addressed in the Transport Access and Servicing Code
    • introduction of acceptable solutions to address air quality from heavily trafficked roads on Child Care Facilities and a new map showing heavily trafficked roads
  • Demolition Code:
    • additional text in the Application and Purpose of this code clarifying what is meant by pre-1946
    • inserting a new Purpose statement, emphasising retention of other housing styles in the Low Density Residential and Character Residential Areas
    • traditional building character has been expanded to recognise alternate pre-1946 housing styles and materials
    • amendment to the acceptable solutions to clarify only timber and tin architecture is to be protected in the Low-medium Density Residential Area
  • House Code:
    • clarification that minor structures such as chimneys, flues and aerials are not considered when determining the overall height of a house
    • correction to levels of assessment stated in the Residential Design–Small Lot Code reference
    • deletion of superseded energy efficiency provisions superseded by provision and correction to minimum water supply required for fire fighting
  • Residential Design-Character Code:
    • amendment to the acceptable solutions to remove bias towards ‘lightweight’ materials
    • additional exemptions to provide for the raising of existing houses
  • Residential Design-Small Lot Code:
    • additional exemptions for provision of small sheds, roofs over existing decks, gatehouses and double carports
    • inclusion of a non-statutory note indicating extensions exempt from the code are still subject to the Standard Building Regulations and a non-statutory note indicating where to find the definition of average width
    • inclusion of a definition for carport
    • clarification of when built to boundary walls are allowed, where front and rear boundary setbacks are measured from, front boundary setbacks for rear allotments and that garage design provisions do not apply to rear lots
    • inclusion of new double width garage provisions catering for double carports and lots of 15m or greater in width and clarification that double garages on steeply sloping blocks may override the front boundary setback requirements of the building envelope
    • clarification that minor structures such as chimneys, flues and aerials are not considered when determining the overall height of a house

Appendix 1 – Infrastructure Charges Planning Scheme Policy 2

  • update of charges to align with the 2006/2007 Council Fees and Charges for the development contributions for water supply and sewerage headworks

Appendix 3 – Ministerial Designations

  • updates to Ministerial Designations
     

Amendments to City Plan effective 1 July 2007
Adopted amendments to City Plan (update 13)

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

Universal terminology update

  • replace references to the Standard Building Regulations with either Building Regulation or Building Act as appropriate

City Plan Maps

  • amendments to Map 1 to reflect Area classification changes in the Ferny Grove/Upper Kedron Local Plan
  • adjustment of Waterway Corridors shown on Map 2 to reflect the minor changes effective from 23 February 2007

Chapter 2

  • amendments to the Strategic Plan introducing provisions for Heritage Precincts

Chapter 3

  • introduction of levels of assessment for development on or adjoining a Heritage Precinct in the Conservation Area and Extractive Industry Area
  • introduction of levels of assessment for development on or adjoining a Heritage Precinct in all remaining planning scheme Areas
  • modification to the definition of Heritage Place
  • inclusion of a new definition for Heritage Precinct

Chapter 4

  • introduction of levels of assessment for development on or adjoining a Heritage Precinct in the Petrie Tce and Spring Hill Local Plan

Chapter 5

  • Landscaping Code:
    • new text in the Application section to reflect current development assessment practice to require a Landscape Concept Plan as part of any material change of use application
    • replace Landscape Management and Siteworks Plan with Detailed Landscape Plan and related new definition
    • clarify that the Landscaping Code applies to landscaping solutions within the development site rather than also on the street
    • various wording changes to strengthen and clarify definitions, performance criteria and acceptable solutions to align with current industry and council practice
    • various wording changes to reflect Council’s Crime Prevention through Environmental Design principles
    • remove references to some surface treatments and security lighting as these are more appropriately addressed by the relevant design codes
    • remove a requirement regarding location of plants around meters as their location is generally not known at the development application stage
  • Heritage Place Code:
    • introduce provisions for Heritage Precincts
    • remove provisions allowing the development to be exempt from the Code and levels of assessment to be altered where Council has prepared a report indicating the place is not of heritage value

Appendix 1 – Infrastructure Charges Planning Scheme Policy 10

  • introduction of the Paradise Road Interchange Infrastructure Charges document

Appendix 2 – Planning Scheme Policies

  • Commercial Character Building Register
    • addition of 9 sites and removal of 11 sites from the register
  • Heritage Register
    • addition of 15 sites that have recently been listed in the State Heritage Register
    • addition of 4 sites that were originally listed in the Heritage Register of the superseded Town Plan
    • minor amendments to descriptions, addresses and lot numbers
  • Heritage Register Planning Scheme Policy
    • amendment to the introduction by including various references to Heritage Precincts
    • clarification of terminology associated with Heritage Precincts

Appendix 3 – Ministerial Designations

  • updates to Ministerial Designations

 

 

01 July 2014