Topic Tag: Site Finding Course (Brisbane)

Other

We have now covered the main key planning issues that may arise from a potential development site however, there are other issues that can affect a property and have a significant impact on the site. Now that you’ve got the hang of it, instead of going through each one, we have included them in our …

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Flood and Coastal Hazards

Another overlay to be cautious of is any overlay with the word ‘flood’ or ‘coastal’ in it. To investigate, you’ll need to go through the same process as the character overlays. Do a property enquiry to see if the site is affected by any of those overlays. It’s important to review the flood mapping and …

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Character and Heritage Buildings

‘Character’ and ‘Heritage’ are keywords that should prompt further attention when reviewing the overlays in the interactive mapping property report. Generally, a character or heritage overlay will restrict the demolition or alteration of the existing building or structure on the site. The building may need to be fully retained as part of a new development. …

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Site Attributes

To understand what could limit a site development, you must first understand what the site looks like and which site attributes could impact upon the development potential. At this point, we would recommend choosing a property that you are familiar with, or are looking at purchasing, with the intent to develop and in accordance with …

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Investigation

Once you’ve found a property that has the correct dimensions for development, it doesn’t necessarily mean the Council will simply give you a development permit. There are an abundance of overlays and other site attributes that could deem the site unable to be developed. This part of the course will take you through that process …

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Rooming Accommodation

As small townhouse developments become less feasible, Rooming Accommodations, also know as student housing or boarding houses, have become increasingly popular. Please see the below definition of Rooming Accommodation. Column 1 Use term Column 2 Use definition Column 3 Examples include Column 4 Does not include the following examples Rooming accommodation Editor’s note—The use term …

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Multiple Dwelling

Similar to a dual occupancy, a multiple dwelling is a development that results in multiple dwellings that can be strata-titled or sold separately to one another. The difference between a dual occupancy and a multiple dwelling is simply the number of dwellings that are on the resultant property. We have again provided the definition below. …

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