Cheat sheets for property developers (Brisbane City Council)

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This is a beginner course and is suitable to anyone wanting quick answers regarding planning requirements for development in the Brisbane City Council region. It requires some existing knowledge of using online tools.

Helpful prior learning opportunity:
15 minutes. Completely online, start or stop any time you want and pick up where you left off.Access to the internet. Multiple tabs will be required whilst completing the course exam.

Course summary:

This mini-course will give you a simple and easy overview of the planning requirements for the following kinds of development within the Brisbane City Council region. Essential for anyone looking for a good development site:

  • Dual Occupancy;
  • Multiple Dwelling;
  • Reconfiguring a lot (subdividing land); and
  • Rooming Accommodation.

What is included in this mini-course?

We’ve included $2900 worth of written advice such as:

  • A ‘cheat sheet’ for the following developments:
    • Dual Occupancy (normally $600)
    • Multiple Dwelling (normally $600)
    • Rooming Accommodation (normally $600)
    • Reconfiguration of a Lot (normally $600)
  • A ‘check sheet’ that every developer needs to have when looking at a development site. 

This mini-course has one ‘Lesson’ which includes a number of ‘Topics’ and an ‘Exam’ at the end.

This course is interactive and at times you will be required to have multiple windows open. We recommend completing it with a computer so you can navigate between the course and other websites.

Who wrote this course?

This course is co-presented by Steffan Town Planning and written by their Director Alexander Steffan. Alex has been working as a town planner since 2005 and has gained approval for over 2000 development applications throughout that time. He has worked on a range of developments from single carports right through to high-rise apartment developments, high-yielding subdivisions, and industrial/commercial uses. With a team of town planners based in East Brisbane, there almost isn’t a town planning issue that Alex or one of his team hasn’t encountered before.

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