Using town planning tools (Brisbane City Council)

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This is a beginner course and is suitable for anyone who is interested in researching property in the Brisbane City Council region.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 teach you how to use the available tools to research a property in the Brisbane City Council region. It provides a detailed breakdown of using the following tools:

  • City Plan Interactive Mapping
  • Development.i
  • Queensland Globe
  • Dial Before You Dig (and other altneratives such as making your own map in Queensland Globe)
  • Development Assessment Mapping System (DAMS)
  • State Planning Policy Interactive Mapping System (SPP IMS)
  • Completing a State Property and Vegetation Report
  • Q-Imagery; and
  • Notes other paid services such as PropertEASE, RP Data, and Pricefinder.

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.

To start this course, scroll down and click ‘Tools to Use’ to start this course.