Category Archives: Planning

Draft Birkdale Community Precinct Master Plan released this month


The next milestone in the creation of Birkdale Community Precinct will be reached later this month with the presentation of the site’s draft master plan for Redland City Council consideration. The Draft Birkdale Community Precinct (BCP) Master Plan outlines suggested concepts for the 62-hectare site over the next two decades. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams  Continue reading…

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Plans for rural Southern Thornlands to be enterprise frontier


Redland City Council will prioritise economic development and employment in the Southern Thornlands Potential Future Growth Area (STPFGA) following public consultation showing the community supported the proposed plans for the area. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said Council today supported the community’s feedback on the plan and would now begin making the necessary changes to  Continue reading…

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Community backs plans for popular Thorneside sports park


Consultation about the upgrade of William Taylor Memorial Sports Field at Thorneside has revealed strong community backing for the draft concept plan. Mayor Karen Williams said the plan was developed by Redland City Council in collaboration with the primary tenant sporting clubs that call the sports field home – Mooroondu Sport and Recreation Club, Mooroondu  Continue reading…

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Clarity sought on Minjerribah land use


Redland City Council is seeking a commitment from the State Government for comprehensive community consultation on its plan for North Stradbroke Island (Minjerribah) and to detail how it will accommodate the land-use aspirations of traditional owners. It follows a ministerial direction for Council to amend its planning scheme to rezone 25 lots of native title  Continue reading…

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Exciting vision for Birkdale Community Precinct


Redland City Council has formally adopted the Birkdale Community Precinct Vision document – another step towards creation of an exciting community heart for Redlands Coast. Mayor Karen Williams said the ideas from the community and presented as a spatial representation in the vision document provided an exciting glimpse at what the 62-hectare site could become.  Continue reading…

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Draft medium density amendments to encourage housing diversity and quality for Redlands


Redland City Council will consult the community on a Redland City Plan amendment package designed to deliver well-designed apartments and townhouses across the city. Mayor Karen Williams said the proposed City Plan amendment and policy amendment package followed a thorough review of multiple dwelling outcomes delivered by the City Plan since its commencement in 2018.  Continue reading…

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Planning amendments to address development near dams and waterways and ROS zone subdivision


Amendments to the Redland City Plan will be drafted with the aim of strengthening provisions that regulate development in proximity to the city’s waterways and dams. Redland City Council has resolved to undertake the amendments to the Waterway Corridors and Wetlands Overlay (WCWO) Code and the Healthy Waters Code in the City Plan. Mayor Karen  Continue reading…

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