Incentivising infill development

Council is committed to incentivising the right development in the right location. From 1July 2017, the Incentivising Infill Development Policy(PDF, 7MB) is available for a range of developments within targeted areas of Strathpine(PDF, 970KB), Caboolture(PDF, 1018KB) and in and around the Redcliffe Peninsula line(PDF, 862KB).

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:

  • rooming accommodation (Student Accommodation)
  • mixed use building (a mix of Shop and / or office uses with multiple dwelling and / or short term accommodation)
  • multiple dwelling
  • short term accommodation
  • retirement facility
  • residential care facility.

The eligibility criteria includes additional design and minimum size requirements for Multiple dwelling, Student accommodation and Residential care 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 2019.

Further information:

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