Moreton Bay Regional Council has finalised a new planning scheme that supports growth and maintains the region’s unique characteristics. A new planning scheme, will for the first time since amalgamation, set a clear vision for the amalgamated Moreton Bay Regional Council.
16 November 2015 the Deputy Premier gave approval for Council to adopt the new Moreton Bay Regional Council Planning Scheme (MBRC Planning Scheme). In providing her approval 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. Following the Deputy Premier’s approval, Council adopted the MBRC Planning Scheme on Tuesday 24 November 2015. Council also set a commencement date for the MBRC Planning Scheme of 1 February 2016.
To support the implementation of the MBRC Planning Scheme Council has agreed to make publicly available a copy of the adopted scheme and supporting information. It is important to note that the adopted scheme will not take effect until 1 February 2016. Until then the existing Redcliffe, Caboolture and Pine Rivers Planning Schemes will remain in effect and all development applications lodged prior to 1 February 2016 will be assessed under the current planning schemes.
Please note: the My Property Look Up function will be unavailable for a period of time to allow the adopted scheme to be loaded. Additional supporting materials will also be released over the coming days.
On 16 November 2015, the Deputy Premier and Minister for Transport, Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning and Minister for Trade, Jackie Trad MP, approved the adoption of Council's new draft planning scheme: