Temporary Local Planning Instrument - TLPI

A Temporary Local Planning Instrument, or TLPI, is a statutory instrument created under the provisions of the Planning Act 2016, which may suspend or otherwise affect the operation of another planning instrument (i.e. Brisbane City Plan 2014) for a period of up to two (2) years from its effective date. A TLPI does not amend or repeal the planning instrument, does not create a superseded planning scheme and is not an adverse planning change under the Planning Act 2016.

Generally, a TLPI is an interim response that:

  • is put in place quickly to set out planning and development assessment policies to protect all or part of a local government area from adverse impacts in urgent or emergent circumstances
  • prevails over City Plan to the extent of any inconsistency
  • enables longer term planning provisions to be shaped while it is in effect (an amendment to City Plan follows a statutory process that can take upwards of 18 months)
  • is effective for up to two (2) years
  • can be repealed by Council.

Current TLPIs in effect

Note: the below TLPIs were created under the new Planning Act 2016.

TLPI 02/17 Protection of buildings constructed prior to 1911

On 29 August 2017, Temporary Local Planning Instrument 02/17 – Protection of buildings constructed prior to 1911 (TLPI 02/17) came into effect.  TLPI 02/17 facilitates the protection of buildings constructed prior to 1911 on specific sites listed in the TLPI, and provides for the assessment of development involving any pre-1911 building on the subject sites in addition to the current provisions of Brisbane City Plan 2014.

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Note: the below TLPIs were created under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 and continue under the Planning Act 2016.

TLPI 01/17 Protection of the building known as Brasch's Service Station, 108 Breakfast Creek Road, Newstead

On 7 March 2017, Temporary Local Planning Instrument 01/17 - Protection of the building known as Brasch’s Service Station (TLPI 01/17) came into effect. TLPI 01/17 protects the cultural heritage significance of the Brasch’s Service Station building and facilitates assessment of the suitability of development or re-use of land at 108 Breakfast Creek Road, Newstead or on adjoining land. The TLPI applies in addition to the current provisions of Brisbane City Plan 2014.

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TLPI 05/16 Protection of character buildings

On 7 December 2016, Temporary Local Planning Instrument 05/16 - Protection of Character Buildings (TLPI 05/16) came into effect. TLPI 05/16 facilitates the protection of buildings constructed prior to 1911 on specific sites listed in the TLPI, and provides for the assessment of development involving any pre-1911 building on the subject sites in addition to the current provisions of Brisbane City Plan 2014.

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Previous TLPIs - no longer in effect

TLPI 04/16 Protection of the building known as the Seaview Hotel, 65 Pier Avenue, Shorncliffe

On 5 August 2016, Temporary Local Planning Instrument 04/2016 - Protection of the building known as the Seaview Hotel at 65 Pier Avenue, Shorncliffe (TLPI 04/16) came into effect. TLPI 04/16 provides assessment provisions for the development of the Seaview Hotel (as a Local Heritage place) and nominated adjoining land (as Area adjoining heritage) and applies in addition to the current provisions of Brisbane City Plan 2014. TLPI 04/16 replaces TLPI 01/15. TLPI 04/2016 expired at the end of 4 August 2017.

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TLPI 03/16 Redevelopment of Bulimba Barracks

On 10 June 2016, Temporary Local Planning Instrument 03/16 - Redevelopment of Bulimba Barracks (TLPI 03/16) came into effect. TLPI 03/16 provided more certainty about the planning intent for the site, so as to guide redevelopment were the Australian Government Department of Defence to dispose of all or part of the Bulimba Barracks site at Apollo Road. TLPI 03/16 applied in addition to the then current provisions of Brisbane City Plan 2014. TLPI 03/16 was repealed on the commencement of the amended Bulimba district neighbourhood plan on 19 May 2017.

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TLPI 02/16 Protection of buildings constructed prior to 1911

On 4 May 2016, Temporary Local Planning Instrument 02/16 Protection of buildings constructed prior to 1911 (TLPI 02/16) came into effect. TLPI 02/16 facilitated the protection of residential buildings constructed prior to 1911 on specific sites listed in the TLPI, and provided for the assessment of development involving any pre-1911 building on the subject sites in addition to the then current provisions of Brisbane City Plan 2014. TLPI 02/16 expired at the end of 3 May 2017.

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TLPI 01/16 Protection of buildings constructed prior to 1911, located at 18, 20 and 26 Jones Street, Highgate Hill and 54 and 58 Quay Street, Brisbane City

On 8 February 2016, Temporary Local Planning Instrument 01/16 - Protection of buildings constructed prior to 1911, located at 18, 20 and 26 Jones Street, Highgate Hill and 54 and 58 Quay Street, Brisbane City (TLPI 01/16) came into effect. TLPI 01/16 facilitated the protection of residential buildings constructed prior to 1911 and provided for the assessment of any pre-1911 building on the subject sites in addition to the current provisions of Brisbane City Plan 2014. TLPI 01/16 expired at the end of 7 February 2017.

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TLPI 01/15 Protection of the building known as the Seaview Hotel, 65 Pier Avenue, Shorncliffe

On 7 August 2015, Temporary Local Planning Instrument 01/15 Protection of the building known as the Seaview Hotel at 65 Pier Avenue, Shorncliffe (TLPI 01/15) came into effect. TLPI 01/15 provided assessment provisions for the development of the Seaview Hotel (as a Local Heritage place) and nominated adjoining land (as Area adjoining heritage) and applied in addition to the current provisions of Brisbane City Plan 2014. TLPI 01/15 was repealed upon commencement of TLPI 04/16 on 5 August 2016.

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TLPI 01/14 Protection of Residential Buildings Constructed Prior to 1911

On 8 May 2014, Temporary Local Planning Instrument 01/14 - Protection of Residential Buildings Constructed Prior to 1911 (TLPI 01/14) came into effect.

TLPI 01/14 provided for the assessment of the removal or demolition of any residential building constructed prior to 1911 within the Demolition Control Precinct and Demolition Control Precinct (Local Character Significance), as well as those buildings identified by TLPI 01/14 as being residential buildings constructed prior to 1911. TLPI 01/14 was repealed on the commencement of Brisbane City Plan 2014 on 30 June 2014.

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TLPI 01/13 Protection of Residential Buildings Constructed Prior to 1911

On 8 May 2013, Temporary Local Planning Instrument 01/13 (TLPI 01/13) - Protection of Residential Buildings Constructed Prior to 1911 came into effect. This TLPI was created in order to protect residential buildings constructed prior to 1911 and provided for the assessment of the removal or demolition of any residential building constructed prior to 1911 within a Demolition Control Precinct or Demolition Control Precinct (Local Character Significance), as well as those buildings identified by TLPI 01/13 as being residential buildings constructed prior to 1911. TLPI 01/13 expired at the end of 7 May 2014.

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TLPI 01/12 Brisbane Interim Flood Response

Following the Brisbane floods in January 2011, Council took steps to provide guidance for development in flood-affected areas. To do this, Council adopted Temporary Local Planning Instrument 01/11 - Brisbane Interim Flood Response, and subsequently, on 16 May 2012, adopted Temporary Local Planning Instrument 01/12 (TLPI 01/12) - Brisbane Interim Flood Response. TLPI 01/12 expired on 15 May 2013 and was replaced by the Brisbane Interim Flood Response provisions in the Brisbane City Plan 2000. Brisbane's City Plan 2000 was superseded by Brisbane City Plan 2014 on 30 June 2014.  The provisions of Brisbane City Plan 2014 now guide development in flood prone areas.

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More information

If you would like more information about TLPIs, phone Council on 07 3403 8888. 

21 November 2017