Category Archives: Planning

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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Designer appointed for SMBI ferry terminals upgrade


Engineering and design firms Cardno and Architectus have been engaged by the Queensland Government and Redland City Council to design an upgrade of the Southern Moreton Bay Islands (SMBI) ferry terminals. Transport Minister Stirling Hinchliffe said Southern Moreton Bay Island ferry services were an important link to the mainland for island residents and visitors with  Continue reading…

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Parking increased at Weinam Creek ferry terminal


Residents parking at the Weinam Creek ferry terminal now have an extra 100 car parks available after Redland City Council and the Department of Transport and Main Roads constructed a new $150,000 parking area. Division 5 Councillor Mark Edwards said Council had moved quickly to build the new car park after a State Government project  Continue reading…

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Redlanders encouraged to have their say on draft SEQ Regional Plan


Redlanders are being urged to review the State Government’s draft SEQ Regional Plan that was released for public comment today. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said it was important locals got involved by viewing and commenting on the State Government’s new regional planning framework, ShapingSEQ. “This State Government’s blueprint will provide 50 year vision and  Continue reading…

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State Government announcement a good start: Mayor


Redland City Council has welcomed with cautious optimism, today’s announcement that the Queensland Government will kick-off their North Stradbroke Island transition strategy this week. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said while today’s long-awaited announcement was a positive; she needed to see the full detail of the transition plan to gauge its effectiveness in supporting the  Continue reading…

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