Planning Scheme Amendments

The following amendments have been completed:

Administrative and minor amendments

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  • remove out of date text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:

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.

Local Government Infrastructure Plan

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:

Alignment amendments

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:

Planning Scheme Tailored Amendment No.1

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.

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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

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)