Category Archives: Planning

Greenlight for environmental impact study on Toondah Harbour


The Commonwealth Minister for Environment and Energy Josh Frydenberg has today given the greenlight to progress the environment referral application for the Toondah Harbour project in Cleveland. Walker Group will now be able to take the application to the next stage of the process, which is to have the science tested. Redland City Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

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Ten year Infrastructure Plan agreed for State review


Redland City Council has agreed to the Draft Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) outlining the type, timing and location of planned infrastructure for the city over the next decade to 2027. The Draft LGIP will now go to the Department of Infrastructure Local Government and Planning for agreement from the Minister to publicly consult on  Continue reading…

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MoU strengthens Council, industry and community voice for the Redlands


Redland City Council and the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that formally provides for ongoing engagement with the Institute’s recently established Redland Advisory Panel. Redland City Mayor Cr Karen Williams said the UDIA Qld State Council’s invitation to participate through a working group with the Redlands Advisory  Continue reading…

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Updated Flood and Tidal Responds To Community Needs


Redland City Council has listened to the community by refining the storm tide hazard mapping in the latest Draft City Plan endorsed by councillors at a Special Meeting today (Tuesday 28 Feb). Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council responded to community feedback by engaging an independent expert to ensure the draft plan was built  Continue reading…

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Environment and Heritage Winners Under Amended Draft Plan


Environment and heritage outcomes for Redland City have been strengthened in the amended Draft City Plan. The updated plan was endorsed by Council at a special meeting today (Tuesday 28 February), and will now be sent to the State Minister for Planning for review. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said changes included strengthening regulations around  Continue reading…

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Amended Draft City Plan Improves Street Scapes and Design


Redland City’s amended draft city plan responds to residents’ requests for better designed homes and more aesthetic neighbourhoods. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the amended Draft City Plan endorsed by councillors at a Special Meeting today (Tuesday 28 Feb) included increased frontages and larger minimum lot sizes in some areas of the city. “We  Continue reading…

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Council adopts Draft City Plan Submission Review


Council has listened to community feedback in its updated response to over 5000 Draft Redland City Plan submissions at a Special Council meeting today (Tuesday 28 February). The Draft plan had already removed the opportunity for multiple dwellings in the low density residential zones and increased minimum lot sizes from 350m2 to 400m2 across the significant  Continue reading…

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Funding approved for Redlands’ coastal strategy


Funding has been confirmed for the development of Redland City Council’s comprehensive Coastal Adaptation Strategy. Council will receive $195,650 from the State Government’s QCoast2100 Program for phases 1-5 of the strategy, which will identify and develop management plans for coastal hazard. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the funding, approved by the Local Government Association  Continue reading…

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Council says transformation of Cleveland rail station needs more parking


Redland City Council has asked for more parking to be included to support a residential, tourism and retail hub proposed for the Cleveland train station. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said that the result of a Council vote today states that car parking will need to increase by 25 percent, as part of a preliminary  Continue reading…

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Redland City seeks land for sport


Redland City Council is looking to buy land for new sports grounds and amenities in the city. It follows studies which show Council has a shortage of suitable land to meet residents’ future sporting and recreational needs. Mayor Karen Williams said Council wanted to talk with landowners who might be interested in selling their land  Continue reading…

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