Category Archives: Development Assessment

New Developments

Virtual Brisbane

Brisbane City Council has developed state-of-the-art 3D technology that will play a vital role in planning for the inner city’s growth and a demonstration is going on public display. Called Virtual Brisbane, the technology has the ability to animate 3D objects and ‘fly through or over’ the CBD and inner city as well as view […]

Easier access for the City Plan 2000

Council provides a range of services to the town planning and development industry, including maintaining and updating Brisbane’s City Plan 2000.  A number of professionals subscribe to the City Plan 2000, as they utilise this document daily in their work. Council is working to improve their service.  Various options to make the City Plan 2000 […]

Digital Development Assessment Pilot Hailed A Success

Brisbane City Council is on track to introduce electronic Development Assessment (eDA) from mid year following a successful pilot of its electronic lodgement and assessment tool with Council’s RiskSMART accredited consultants trialling the eDA tool. Currently Council requires seven hard copies of the development application plus a soft copy on CD in order to assess […]

Affordable Housing

Property Developers can save up to 87% in infrastructure charges by accessing two affordable housing funding schemes. The rising cost of housing has concerned residents, and Brisbane City Council is addressing this issue by the creation of two affordable housing schemes; the Affordable Housing Incentive Package and the Housing Affordability Fund Infrastructure Charges Subsidisation Scheme. […]