Rates notices for this quarter will be delivered three weeks later than usual. Issue date will be 28 April 2021 with due date of 28 May 2021. Direct debit arrangements will not be affected.
Council is committed to incentivising the right development in the right location. The Incentivising Infill Development Policy(PDF, 3MB) has been available since 1 July 2017 for a range of developments within targeted areas of the region.
The time frame of the Policy has recently been extended for a further two (2) years to December 2021. The targeted uses and requirements of the Policy have been reviewed, and a new defined area included and mapped (Arana Hills precinct).
The Policy applies to the following 'Defined Areas':
The policy offers financial incentives relating to application fees and infrastructure charges, for projects meeting the eligibility criteria.
The uses targeted by the policy are:
The eligibility criteria includes additional design and minimum size requirements for the above-listed developments.
The Incentivising Infill Development program is open to projects that meet the eligibility criteria, have been approved under the MBRC Planning scheme i.e. post 1 February 2016 and will be substantially commenced by 31 December 2021. For more details, contact council.