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Guidelines

The following guidelines outline the standards for development in Priority Development Areas or PDAs, formerly Urban Development Areas. These guidelines are to be read in conjunction with the provisions of development schemes and Interim Land Use Plans (ILUPs).

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Guideline number Title Current version Historical versions
1 Residential 30 May 2015
(PDF icon 6.3 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 5.4 MB)
2 Accessible housing May 2015
(PDF icon 1.6 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 2.1 MB)
3 Non-resident worker accommodation May 2015
(PDF icon 6.9 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 4.9 MB)
4 Residential Infill in the Blackwater UDA - Blackwater residential infill guideline May 2015
(PDF icon 2.5 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 3.1 MB)
5 Neighbourhood planning and design May 2015
(PDF icon 1.8 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 2.3 MB)
6 Street and movement network April 2012 (under review)
(PDF icon 6.9 MB)
 
7 Low rise buildings May 2015
(PDF icon 1.7 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 2.3 MB)
8 Medium and high rise buildings May 2015
(PDF icon 2.1 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 2.4 MB)
9 Centres May 2015
(PDF icon 2.0 MB)
September 2013 (superseded)
(PDF icon 2.3 MB)
10 Industry and business areas May 2015
(PDF icon 2.0 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 2.0 MB)
11 Community facilities May 2015
(PDF icon 2.1 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 2.7 MB)
12 Park planning and design May 2015
(PDF icon 2.8 MB)
November 2011 (under review)
(PDF icon 486 KB)
13 Engineering standards September 2017
(PDF icon 1.1 MB)
May 2015 (superseded)
(PDF icon 1.6 MB)

April 2015 (superseded)
(PDF icon 1.7 MB)

March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 2.6 MB)
14 Environmental values and sustainable resource use May 2015
(PDF icon 2.7 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 3.0 MB)
15 Protection from flood and storm tide inundation May 2015
(PDF icon 1.8 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 1.9 MB)
16 Housing January 2016
(PDF icon 2.3 MB)
July 2012 (superseded)
(PDF icon 6.1 MB)
17 Remnant vegetation and koala habitat obligations in Greater Flagstone and Yarrabilba PDAs May 2015
(PDF icon 3.5 MB)
August 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 4.3 MB)

July 2012 (superseded)
(PDF icon 1.3 MB)
18 Development interfaces May 2015
(PDF icon 5.0 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 4.6 MB)
19 Ripley Road design guideline May 2015
(PDF icon 12.7 MB)
March 2014 (superseded)
(PDF icon 5.3 MB)
20 Queen's Wharf Brisbane PDA public realm and movement network planning and design guideline May 2016
(PDF icon 4.57 MB)
 


Practice notes

The practice notes complement the development schemes and guidelines covering a range of topics and incorporating practical information on housing, development and planning.