Proposed changes to the Brisbane City Council City Plan may
impact the development potential of your land or the operation of
The draft new City Plan will be open for formal public
submissions from 6 May 2013 and will close at midnight on 30 July
2013. Brisbane City Council has increased the submission period
from the required 30 business days to 60 business days. This is
your opportunity to provide the Council with your views as to how
the proposed changes will affect you.
Interactive mapping will be made available on
the Council's website from 6 May 2013. The interactive
mapping will show you how your property will be affected by the
provisions of the draft new City Plan (including flood zones,
heritage protection and land use zones for Brisbane).
To make a 'properly made' submission on the draft new
City Plan, you must:
lodge your submission in writing by email or letter to the
clearly outline what aspects of the draft new City Plan you
oppose and what aspects you support, providing reasons;
state the name, address and signature of each person making the
submission (signatures not required for submissions lodged by
We recommend that submissions are lodged with the Council sooner
rather than later to give the Council time to fully consider your
If you are concerned about how the proposed changes affect your
property or business operations and whether you should be lodging a
submission, we recommend that you consider obtaining legal
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