This work program supports the delivery and maintenance of a MBRC Planning Scheme that is responsive to the needs of the Moreton Bay community, considering environmental, social and economic factors, while also being consistent with State legislation and interests.
Next Generation Neighbourhood Precinct Review
This project is investigating current development outcomes within the Next Generation Neighbourhood Precinct of the General Residential Zone (and Transition Precinct of the Emerging Community Zone) to provide options to deliver enhanced neighbourhood outcomes with better character, landscaped open spaces and diverse, liveable housing options. More information.
Narangba Innovation Precinct Investigations
This project follows the introduction of a Temporary Local Planning Instrument by the Planning Minister in July 2020 over the Narangba Innovation Precinct. Investigations are being conducted to better understand how the current industries in the precinct operate.
These investigations are providing important data to guide future decision making on industry operations within the precinct and development in the neighbourhoods surrounding the precinct. More information.
Off-street Car Parking Rates Review - options and interim measures
This project is investigating potential interim car parking rates for ‘Multiple Dwelling’, ‘Rooming Accommodation’, ‘Dual Occupancy’ and ‘Dwelling House’ uses within specific zones/ precincts, to address car parking undersupply issues and impacts on neighbourhood amenity and local road networks.
Regional Building Height Policy Review - options and interim measures
This project is investigating options to clarify and reinforce the policy intent for building heights in the region, supported by improved building design requirements.
Secondary Dwelling Review
This project is investigating issues associated with secondary dwelling development in the region, including a policy framework to improve building design, siting and amenity outcomes for secondary dwellings in specific areas. More information.
Student Accommodation Design Review
This project is investigating options to deliver improved building design outcomes for student accommodation development.
Comprehensive Off-Street Car Parking Investigation
This project will investigate and identify appropriate future off-street car parking rates for development occurring in all areas of the region. It will consider demand drivers, demand management and contemporary transport planning considerations to inform future rates.
Review of development outcomes in the Suburban Neighbourhood Precinct in areas with large lot/lifestyle blocks over 1000 square metres
This project will commence in 2022 and will involve a review of established residential areas in the region with lot sizes between 1,000-5,000 square metres that are within an urban zoning (e.g. General Residential Zone - Suburban Neighbourhood Precinct). This will include land formerly in the Special Residential Zone under the historic Pine Rivers Plan, along with other areas throughout the region with similar characteristics. This study will consider existing physical and character attributes of each location to better understand their function and to inform future planning considerations.