Incentivising infill development
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:
- rooming accommodation (student accommodation)
- mixed use development (must include a combination or residential and non-residential uses)
- multiple dwelling
- short term accommodation
- retirement facility
- residential care facility
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.
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