The Sunshine Coast Council is proposing a further amendment to the planning scheme. This amendment primarily affects land at Bli Bli, Chevallum, Forest Glen, Landsborough and Yandina.
By Andrew Stevens, Managing Director The Sunshine Coast Council recently provided an update on the Sunshine Coast Mass Transit Project. The project’s initial focus is to explore opportunities for mass transit between Maroochydore and Kawana. This project is generating a lot of debate in the community, with a range of views already expressed.
The Queensland Government has introduced an amendment to the Planning Regulation 2017 which seeks to ensure that new residential subdivisions are designed to provide convenient and comfortable walking environments.
Heritage is now a key focus for the region with the Sunshine Coast Council adopting an amendment to the Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme 2014. This amendment came into effect on 24 August 2020.
The Noosa Plan 2020 came into effect on 31 July 2020. The planning scheme includes changes to the levels of assessment for particular land uses as well as changes to zones and local plan areas.
When quality development applications are unsuccessful due to poorly considered approval strategies, it represents a valuable missed opportunity. And not just for the property owner, but for the region’s economy, jobs and amenities that benefit growing communities.
Earlier this year, amendments were made to the Planning Act 2016 to allow the Minister to extend or suspend periods under the Act because of the impact of COVID-19. On 8 July, the Minister extended timeframes for approved development by SIX months.
The $200 million development by Henzell Property Group is one of the largest private developments on the Sunshine Coast. Project Urban is pleased to provide town planning and liquor licensing services for the mixed use project.
Andrew Stevens, Managing Director comments on the Sekisui House Approval. This week the Planning and Environment Court dismissed a submitter appeal against Council’s approval of a Sekisui House development at Yaroomba on the Sunshine Coast.
Mayor Mark Jamieson has released a statement today outlining a business support package which includes provisions for the Sunshine Coast development industry. Among the thirteen items listed, a key benefit relates to infrastructure charges which can be deferred for three years with no interest payments in the first 12 months. We are fully supportive of these measures,…