Neighbourhood Plans adopted in 2012 | Brisbane City Council

Neighbourhood Plans adopted in 2012

Neighbourhood plans are a tool to manage change and accommodate growth and better protect valued environments at a local level. The following neighbourhood plans were adopted by Brisbane City Council in 2012:

Bulimba District Neighbourhood Plan

The Bulimba District Neighbourhood Plan was endorsed by Council on 22 May 2012. The plan legally came into effect on 2 July 2012 and includes part of the suburbs of Bulimba and Hawthorne. The Bulimba District Neighbourhood Plan is a legal document that forms part of Brisbane City Plan 2014. 
The Bulimba District Neighbourhood Plan aims to:
  • ensure individual pre-1946 properties in Bulimba are protected, even when among more modern development 
  • protect Oxford Street’s commercial and retail precinct and extend it towards the Bulimba ferry terminal 
  • ensure that new development along the Brisbane River provides for a riverside park promoting greater public access to the river 
  • rezone parts of the Bulimba North Precinct from light industry to low-medium residential, allowing residential buildings of up to three storeys to be built 
  • consolidate development at the Hawthorne Road and Lindsay Street intersection to create a new convenience centre
Council invited the community to have their say throughout the development of the Bulimba District Neighbourhood Plan.
You can download:

Indooroopilly Centre Neighbourhood Plan 

The Indooroopilly Centre Neighbourhood Plan was endorsed by Council on 22 May 2012. The plan legally came into effect on 2 July 2012 and forms part of Brisbane City Plan 2014. It includes part of the suburb of Indooroopilly. 
The Indooroopilly Centre Neighbourhood Plan:
  • supports medium and high density residential and commercial development in areas close to existing public transport and services 
  • allows buildings up to 15-20 storeys in central Indooroopilly
  • gradually reduces building heights outside Indooroopilly Centre, reflecting the low-density residential character of surrounding areas  
  • increases the level of character protection for some streets 
  • includes provision for road improvements along Moggill Road and Coonan Street, including a major intersection upgrade at the former Denmac Ford roundabout site 
  • includes traffic calming and streetscape enhancements along Station Road and Lambert Road 
  • improves pedestrian accessibility throughout Indooroopilly Centre with new and enhanced footpaths and bikeways 
  • supports the establishment of new open space and community facilities at the Witton Barracks Army site (if or when the current use is discontinued) 
Council invited the community to have their say throughout the development of the Indooroopilly Centre Neighbourhood Plan.
You can download:

Kangaroo Point South Neighbourhood Plan 

The Kangaroo Point South Neighbourhood Plan was endorsed by Council on 12 June 2012 and came into effect on 2 July 2012. The plan is a legal document that guides development in the area and forms part of Brisbane City Plan 2014.
The neighbourhood plan is the result of Urban Renewal Brisbane working with the local community since September 2009 with many people having their say about the future of the area. 
Highlights of the Kangaroo Point South Neighbourhood Plan include:
  • growth focused along major transport corridors such as Main and Vulture Streets
  • encouraging rejuvenation of existing commercial areas 
  • keeping most areas mainly for residential uses
  • protecting character housing in appropriate areas
  • encouraging the provision of new public spaces as part of development
  • encouraging better pedestrian and cyclist connections
  • limiting building heights along River Terrace to maintain the visual dominance of the Kangaroo Point cliffs when viewed from the CBD

Council invited the community to have their say throughout the development of the Kangaroo Point South Neighbourhood Plan.
You can download:

Mt Gravatt Corridor Neighbourhood Plan 

The Mt Gravatt Corridor Neighbourhood Plan was endorsed by Council on 13 November 2012 and came into effect on 23 November 2012.

The purpose of the Mt Gravatt Corridor Neighbourhood Plan is to give effect to Mt Gravatt’s status as a Principal Regional Activity Centre under the SEQ Regional Plan 2009-2031. In particular the neighbourhood plan provides for:

  • promotion of residential and business growth around major centres and along major roads with good access to public transport
  • retention of current low density residential zones outside major growth precincts, with building height transition provisions between precincts and low density areas
  • a range of services and community facilities including government offices, cultural and entertainment facilities and a range of housing options to cater for the entire community including elderly residents
  • a well-connected and accessible area by facilitating public and active transport, and improving the functioning of the road network as redevelopment occurs
  • the continued development of Mt Gravatt Corridor as a key economic and employment hub for Brisbane’s south and the wider region  

Council invited the community to have their say throughout the development of the Mt Gravatt Corridor Neighbourhood Plan.You can download:

Toombul Nundah Neighbourhood Plan 

The Toombul Nundah Neighbourhood Plan was endorsed by Council on 4 September 2012 and came into effect on 15 October 2012. The plan is a legal document and forms part of Brisbane City Plan 2014. The Plan area includes part of the suburb of Nundah and the locality of Toombul.
The Toombul Nundah Neighbourhood Plan seeks to:
  • rejuvenate the Toombul centre
  • strengthen the Nundah centre by encouraging more offices, shops and residential uses
  • encourage the use of public transport
  • retain character housing in appropriate locations
  • make streets safer and more enjoyable for walking and cycling
Council invited the community to have their say throughout the development of the Toombul Nundah Neighbourhood Plan.
You can download:
22 September 2017