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Why is a town planners job so hard? Multiple Dwelling edition

Brisbane City Council is constantly finding ways to introduce new provisions for assessment to better ‘control’ development but really it seems it is just continually overcomplicating the process. So we thought we’d have a little review of what targets you need to hit to obtain a planning permit for a Multiple dwelling in Brisbane. Here […]

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Why do we need town planning

How on earth did we end up with ‘front boundary setbacks’?

Over my years as a town planner specialising in development assessment, I’ve assessed and gained approval for literally thousands of new houses and house extensions. Through that time, setbacks have always been an issue. In my opinion, all reasonable requirements include: a 1-2m side boundary setback so houses aren’t built on top of each other;

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