Planning Scheme Amendments

The Moreton Bay Regional Council Planning Scheme 2016 has had a number of amendments since it commenced on 1 February 2016 and continues to be amended in response to the changing needs of our region. To find out more about the planning process and how amendments are made visit About planning in the Moreton Bay Region and view the planning scheme amendments information sheet(PDF, 955KB).

There will be opportunities to have your say by making a submission on some types of amendments and on any new future planning scheme. Before preparing your submission, view the Making a submission about a planning scheme or amendment information sheet(PDF, 360KB) to find out more.

Amendments in progress

The are currently no amendments in progress. 

Adopted amendments

The following amendments have been completed: 

Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) Interim Amendment No. 1 (Effective from 21 December 2021)

Status

On 8 December 2021, Council resolved to adopt the Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) Interim Amendment No. 1. The amendment commenced on 21 December 2021.

A public notice(PDF, 422KB) stating the commencement date was published in the Government Gazette on 17 December 2021 and in the Courier Mail on 18 December 2021.

Adoption

Refer to the Amendment Instrument Parts 1 to 4(PDF, 306KB) for an overview of the amendment.

The amendment consists of the following parts:

Appendix A

Appendix B

Appendix D

Plans for Trunk Infrastructure maps

Supporting documents

The LGIP is supported by detailed reports that document the planning methodology and analysis undertaken to identify the infrastructure projects. These documents include the Extrinsic Material, Background reports and Schedule of Works model. These documents are not part of the Planning Scheme but are essential in understanding how the LGIP has been prepared.

Extrinsic Material
Background reports
Digital models
  • Schedule of Works(ZIP, 2MB)
  • The LGIP is also supported by detailed technical models that have been used in the planning and analysis undertaken to identify the infrastructure projects. These models are referenced by the Extrinsic Material and Background Reports. These models are not part of the Planning Scheme but are essential in understanding how the LGIP has been prepared. Contact Council to request a copy of the models.
Review checklist

Timing

Step 1

Planning and preparation of amendment

Step 2

Public Consultation

Step 3

Review feedback received during Step 2

Step 4

Decision to adopt

Step 5

The amendment commences

Process

On 26 May 2021, Council agreed to make an amendment to the Moreton Bay Regional Council Planning Scheme for the LGIP Interim Amendment No.1 under Section 21(c) of the Planning Act 2016. The amendment has followed the process set out in Chapter 5, Part 2 of the Minister’s Guidelines and Rules (September 2020). 

Public consultation

The amendment was advertised from 26 July to 20 August 2021.

Proposed LGIP Interim Amendment No.1 as advertised

Consultation report

The Consultation Report summarises the issues raised in submissions and how Council has responded to these matters.

Consultation report(PDF, 483KB)

Caboolture West Local Plan Neighbourhood Development Plan Area No.1 (NDP1) (Effective from 26 October 2021)

Status

On 18 August 2021, Council resolved to adopt an amendment to the MBRC Planning Scheme for Neighbourhood Development Plan No.1 (NDP1) of the Caboolture West local plan. The amendment commenced on 26 October 2021.

This amendment is supported by and coincides with a new Planning Scheme Policy - Caboolture West Local Plan - Neighbourhood Development Plan No.1 (NDP1), which was adopted by Council on 20 October 2021 and commenced concurrently on 26 October 2021.

A public notice(PDF, 478KB) stating the commencement date was published in the Government Gazette on 22 October 2021 and in the Courier Mail on 23 October 2021.

Adoption

Refer to the NDP1 Amendment Instrument(PDF, 1MB) for an overview of the amendment.

The amendment consists of the following parts:

Appendix A

Appendix B

Zone maps
Local plan maps
Overlay maps

Timing

Council has completed Step 6:

Step 1

Planning and preparation of amendment

Step 2

Public Consultation and State Interest Review

Step 3

Review feedback received during Step 2

Step 4

Adoption subject to Ministers consideration

Step 5

Minister's consideration

Step 6

The amendment commences

Process

On 9 December 2020, Council agreed to initiate an amendment to the MBRC Planning Scheme under Section 18 of the Planning Act 2016 for NDP1 of the Caboolture West local plan.

The amendment followed a tailored amendment process, as agreed to by the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning (the Department). You can find the Chief Executive Notice issued by the Department, outlining the tailored process that Council was required to follow for this amendment below and on the Department’s website.

Chief Executive Notice under section 18(3)(PDF, 182KB)

Public consultation

The amendment was advertised from 27 April 2021 to 25 May 2021.

Amendment as advertised

Consultation report

A Consultation Report that summarises the issues raised in submissions and the State Interest Review, as well as how Council has responded to these matters, is available to view and download below.

Consultation Report(PDF, 705KB)

Planning Scheme Policy - Caboolture West Local Plan - Neighbourhood Development Plan No.1 (NDP1) (Effective from 26 October 2021)

Status

On 20 October 2021, Council resolved to adopt a new Planning Scheme Policy - Caboolture West Local Plan - Neighbourhood Development Plan No.1 (NDP1) (the PSP) to be included in the MBRC Planning Scheme. The PSP commenced on 26 October 2021. 

The purpose of the PSP is to provide an overview of the land use and infrastructure planning rationale in preparing Neighbourhood Development Plan No.1 (NDP1).

The PSP supports the “Caboolture West Local Plan Neighbourhood Development Plan Area No.1 (NDP1)” amendment (the NDP1 amendment), with both commencing concurrently.

A public notice(PDF, 455KB) stating the commencement date was published in the Government Gazette on 22 October 2021 and in the Courier Mail on 23 October 2021.

Adoption

Refer to the NDP1 PSP Amendment Instrument(PDF, 538KB) for an overview of the amendment.

The amendment consists of:

Appendix A

Timing

Council has completed Step 6:

Step 1

Planning and preparation of PSP

Step 2

Public consultation

Step 3

Review feedback received during Step 2 (no submissions received)

Step 4

Decision to adopt

Step 5

The PSP commences

Process

On 31 March 2021, Council resolved to create a new Planning scheme policy that supports the NDP1 amendment by providing an overview of the land use and infrastructure planning rationale for NDP1. The PSP preparation followed the process found in the Minister’s Guidelines and Rules and did not follow a tailored amendment process. 

Public consultation

The amendment was advertised from 27 April 2021 to 25 May 2021.

Amendment as advertised

Consultation report

No submissions were received on the PSP.

A Consultation Report that summarises the issues raised in submissions on the related NDP1 amendment, as well as how Council has responded to these matters, is available to view and download below.   

Consultation Report(PDF, 705KB)

Planning Scheme Tailored Amendment No.1 (Effective from 29 January 2020)

Status

On 12 December 2019, Council resolved to adopt “Tailored Amendment No.1” to the Moreton Bay Regional Council Planning Scheme and set a commencement date of 29 January 2020.

Note that this amendment coincided with “Planning Scheme Policies Major Amendment No.1”.

A public notice(PDF, 48KB) stating the commencement date was published in the Government Gazette on 24 January 2020 and in the Courier Mail on 25 January 2020.

Both amendments came into effect on 29 January 2020.

Documents identifying changes to the Planning Scheme included in the amendment are available below. Note: Council recommends use of Google Chrome web browser for best viewing results.

A summary(PDF, 210KB) of changes included in the amendment is also available.

Adoption

The Tailored Amendment consists of the following parts: 

Timing

Council has completed Step 6:

Step 1

Planning and preparation of amendment

Step 2

Public Consultation and State Interest Review

Step 3

Review feedback received during Step 2

Step 4

Minister's consideration

Step 5

Decision to adopt

Step 6

The amendment commences

This amendment came into effect on 29 January 2020.

To stay up-to-date register to Council’s PD News e-newsletter.

Process

The term ‘Tailored’ refers to the process the amendment is required to follow under the Planning Act 2016.  As the name suggests it is not a standard process as outlined in the Minister’s Guidelines and Rules. Rather it is a process specific to this amendment that has been agreed to by the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning (the Department). You can find the Chief Executive Notice issued by the Department, outlining the tailored process that Council was required to follow for this proposed amendment below and on the Department’s website.

Chief Executive Notice under section 18(3)(PDF, 400KB)

Public consultation

The proposed amendment was advertised from 24 June 2019 to 19 August 2019.

Planning Scheme Tailored Amendment No. 1 as advertised

Consultation report

The Consultation Report summarises the issues raised in submissions and how Council responded to these matters.

Consultation Report(PDF, 2MB)

Planning Scheme Policies Major Amendment No.1 (Effective from 29 January 2020)

Status

On 12 December 2019, Council resolved to adopt “Planning Scheme Policies Major Amendment No.1” to the Moreton Bay Regional Council Planning Scheme and set a commencement date of 29 January 2020. This major amendment included 1 new Planning Scheme Policy and amendments to 14 existing Planning Scheme Policies. 

Note that this amendment coincided with “Tailored Amendment No. 1”.

A public notice(PDF, 52KB) stating the commencement date was published in the Government Gazette on 24 January 2020 and in the Courier Mail on 25 January 2020.

Both amendments came into effect on 29 January 2020.

Documents identifying changes to the Planning Scheme Policies included in the amendment are available below. Note: Council recommends use of Google Chrome web browser for best viewing results.

A summary of changes(PDF, 128KB) included in the amendment is also available.

Adoption

The Planning Scheme Policies Major Amendment No. 1 consists of the following parts:

Timing

Council has completed Step 5:

Step 1

Planning and preparation of amendment

Step 2

Public Consultation

Step 3

Review feedback received during Step 2

Step 4

Decision to adopt

Step 5

The amendment commences

This amendment came into effect on 29 January 2020.

To stay up-to-date register to council’s PD News e-newsletter.

Public consultation

The proposed amendment was advertised from 24 June 2019 to 19 August 2019.

Proposed Planning Scheme Policies Major Amendment No. 1 as advertised

Consultation report

The Consultation Report summarises the issues raised in submissions and how Council has responded to these matters.

Consultation Report(PDF, 2MB)

Alignment Amendment 1 (Effective from 3 July 2017)

Amendment 1 (Effective from 3 July 2017)

On 27 June 2017, Council adopted an alignment amendment to the MBRC Planning Scheme. The adopted amendment has effect on, and from, 3 July 2017.

The purpose and general effect of the amendment is to:

  • reflect terminology used in the Planning Act 2016, the Planning Regulation 2017 and related State planning instruments, as well as to improve the clarity and operation of the MBRC planning scheme.

Details of the amendment:

Local Government Infrastructure Plan Amendment No. 1 (Effective from 3 July 2017)

Amendment 1 (Effective from 3 July 2017)

On 20 June 2017, Council adopted an amendment to the MBRC Planning Scheme to include a Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) and make an LGIP related administrative amendment to the MBRC Planning Scheme. The adopted amendment has effect on, and from, 3 July 2017.  The purpose and general effect of the amendment is to:

  • include a Local Government Infrastructure Plan within the MBRC Planning Scheme.

Details of the amendment:

Administrative and Minor Amendment No. 2 (LGIP related) (Effective from 3 July 2017)

Amendment 2 (Effective from 3 July 2017)

On 20 June 2017, Council adopted an administrative to the MBRC Planning Scheme. The adopted amendment has effect on, and from, 3 July 2017.

The purpose and general effect of the amendment is to:

  • replace all references to a Priority Infrastructure Plan and PIP with Local Government Infrastructure Plan and LGIP respectively.

Administrative and Minor Amendment No. 1 (Effective from 20 June 2016)

Amendment 1 (Effective from 20 June 2016)

On 14 June 2016, Council adopted an administrative and minor amendment to the MBRC Planning Scheme. The adopted amendment has effect on, and from, 20 June 2016.

The purpose and general effect of the amendment is to:

  • correct spelling, grammar, numbering and formatting errors
  • remove out of date text
  • reflect current QPP mandatory wording
  • align terminology used in different parts of the document and correct inconsistencies
  • amend, add and delete Editor's notes and other explanatory text as necessary to assist in navigating and interpreting the document
  • remove unnecessary duplication
  • correct references to figures
  • correct factual matters that are incorrectly stated in the planning scheme
  • align zone extents and overlay details with the property boundaries and road alignments shown on the current digital cadastral data base (DCDB) supplied by the State
  • amend explanatory notes on maps as necessary to improve their usability
  • adjust some zones and overlay maps to reflect current development approvals
  • more effectively identify the extent of some overlay features referred to in planning scheme codes
  • align various overlay maps with current constraint data published and supplied by the State

Details of the amendment: