Many development proposals exeeding limits of current city plan

Submitted by Linda Conrad on Sat, 26/07/2014 - 10:23

 Although many people may already have received Nicole Johnston's newsletter of 17th July 2014 raising concerns about current development proposals, I thought it would be useful to post (with her permission) material that she had provided in the newsletter that is of serious concern about proposals - all of which exceed allowable limits (see below in italics):
 
 

Results from UQ Study into consultation on Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood Plan

Submitted by Greg Brown on Sun, 28/07/2013 - 08:00
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Attached is a copy of the final published article that Sean and I completed for Sherwood-Graceville. Feel free to circulate this article among WTSAG members. We think the article objectively represents the results from the study and it asks important questions about future public participation efforts in Brisbane.
 

Oxley Road 4 Storey Unit DA (Impact Assessible - Generally Appropriate)

Submitted by webmaster on Sat, 06/07/2013 - 13:27
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An impact assessible Development Application has been submitted for 699 Oxley Road, Corinda for a 4 storey, 15 unit development on a 405m2 block.

Details can be found on the council website under application number A003566291

The public submission period is now open until 17th July 2013.

Alan Fletcher Research Station - Subdivison DA (Impact Assessible - Generally Inappropriate)

Submitted by webmaster on Sat, 06/07/2013 - 12:40
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An Impact Assessible development application has been submitted for the Alan Fletcher Research station property recently sold by the Queensland government to subdivide the property into individual lots.

Details can be found on council's website under application number A003652705

Participate in New City Plan changes

Submitted by webmaster on Mon, 08/04/2013 - 20:09
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Hello everyone,
 
Together with a number of other groups we have been trying to obsorb the proposed changes to the Brisbane City Council City Plan. The plan changes many things and can only be viewed online at the Brisbane City Council's website.  The document is also quite complex in trying to understand the interaction between the various rules and "overlays". 
 

City Plan Changes - Character Housing

Submitted by webmaster on Sun, 07/04/2013 - 08:40
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 Although there are character housing changes planned in the New City Plan document it appears as though the character protections in the Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood plan may be retained.  Of notes in he documents is that across the city plan demolition of pre-war (1945) houses is no longer considered Impact Assessible, and only code assessible.
 
http://www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/CP/NeighbourhoodCharDemolitionOC and section which specifically mentions the Sherwood-Graceville Neighbourhood Plan.