The Gap Neighbourhood Plan | Brisbane City Council

The Gap Neighbourhood Plan

Following input and feedback from residents, Brisbane City Council has prepared a draft neighbourhood plan for The Gap to include as part of Brisbane City Plan 2014 (City Plan) to guide future development in line with the local community's vision and priorities.

The population of The Gap is not expected to grow significantly over the next ten years. However, future development needs to be carefully planned and managed so that it stays a great place to live.

The draft plan was publicly notified for community submissions from 30 July to 10 September 2018 and Council is now reviewing the submissions received. Following the review, Council will reply to everyone who made a submission and publish a report on this web page on how submissions have been addressed.

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The Gap Draft Neighbourhood Plan maps and figures:

The Gap Neighbourhood Plan area

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Mid-2016 to 2017

Background research - in summary:

  • 900 online survey responses
  • Community Planning Team meetings
  • Information kiosks on 20 and 21 September 2016.


October 2017

Release of draft strategy document - in summary:

  • 47 submissions made by letter, email or in-person at kiosks
  • 173 comments via online form and interactive mapping tool
  • 642 votes via the interactive map
  • one Community Planning Team meeting
  • four information kiosks in November and December 2017.

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Early 2018

First draft of neighbourhood plan

Council prepared a draft neighbourhood plan to amend City Plan based on community input and further technical reviews of the area. The Queensland Government completed a state interest review and approved the draft plan for public notification and final community submissions.

30 July-10 September 2018

Submissions period

Release of the draft statutory neighbourhood plan for final community submissions.

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Late 2018 Council will consider changes to the draft neighbourhood plan following a review of the submissions. The Queensland Government will then complete a second state interest review.
Late 2018 to early 2019

Adoption of the statutory neighbourhood plan and inclusion in Brisbane City Plan 2014.

Council will also release further information on other activities and opportunities that the community can get involved with to further progress the vision for The Gap's future.

Ferny Grove-Upper Kedron Neighbourhood Plan

Council has also adopted an update to the Ferny Grove-Upper Kedron Neighbourhood Plan, to introduce updated planning provisions in the suburb of Upper Kedron, focusing on the area south of Cedar Creek.

Find out more about the Ferny Grove-Upper Kedron Neighbourhood Plan.

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Other City Plan amendments

To ensure City Plan stays up-to-date and effective, Council regularly provides new or amended information, including other neighbourhood plans or citywide updates.

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More information

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12 December 2018