MBRC Planning Scheme

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The MBRC Planning Scheme was adopted by Council on 24 November 2015 and commenced on 1 February 2016. The new planning scheme supports growth and maintains the region’s unique characteristics and, for the first time since amalgamation, sets a clear vision for development in the amalgamated Moreton Bay region.

The MBRC Planning Scheme supersedes the Caboolture ShirePlan, PineRiversPlan and Redcliffe City Planning Scheme.

Amendments - effective from 3 July 2017

The following amendments have been made to the MBRC Planning Scheme and have effect from 3 July 2017:

Alignment Amendment due to new Planning Act 2016

The purpose and general effect of the amendments are to:

  • Reflect terminology used in the Planning Act 2016, the Planning Regulation 2017 and the related state planning instruments;
  • Improve the clarity and operation of the Moreton Bay Regional Planning Scheme.

View details on the Planning Act 2016.

Local Government Infrastructure Plan & related Administrative Amendment

The purpose and general effect of the amendments are to:

  • LGIP amendment - An amendment to the MBRC Planning Scheme to include a Local Government Infrastructure Plan (an LGIP);
  • LGIP related administrative amendment - The purpose and general effect of the LGIP relates administrative amendment is to replace all references to a Priority Infrastructure Plan and PIP with Local Government Infrastructure Plan and LGIP respectively.

View details on the adopted amendments and proposed amendments to the MBRC Planning Scheme.

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Supporting info
Background studies
Forms and templates


The MBRC Planning Scheme has been prepared in accordance with the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 and reflects the standard planning scheme provisions (Queensland Planning Provisions, version 4.0).

The planning scheme was approved for adoption on 16 November 2015 by the Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport, Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister for Trade, Jackie Trad MP. In providing her approval [PDF 615KB] the Deputy Premier advised that Council had satisfied various state interests and met all of the requirements of 04/14 Statutory Guideline for Making and Amending Local Planning Instruments.

View Public notice - adoption of the Moreton Bay Regional Council Planning Scheme [PDF 130KB]

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