Material Change of Use – Hospital Extension Brisbane
Within the local government area of Moreton Bay Regional Council, and under the provisions of the Pine Rivers Planning Scheme, this project involved the planning of a hospital extension (material change of use), and subsequently reached development approval.
Secondary Dwelling – Scenic Rim Regional Council
This development application proposed a secondary dwelling on an existing residential allotment in the Village Residential Precinct of the Tamborine Mountain Zone, under the Beaudesert Shire Planning Scheme and within the jurisdiction of Scenic Rim Regional Council. With changes to the planning scheme coming into effect at the end of 2013 the proposal was defined as dual occupancy instead of secondary dwelling. A development permit was consequently sought for Material Change of Use - Dual Occupancy, whereby the smaller existing dwelling was retained and a larger primary residence (the secondary dwelling) was proposed by the owners.
House Extension in Character Area – Brisbane
House Extension in Character Area – Brisbane, Brisbane City Council
This development application involved a small parcel of land in an inner city suburb of Brisbane which is occupied by a house with character values (built prior to 1946) and therefore subject to planning controls in accordance with Brisbane’s City Plan 2000. This development application proposed a Material Change of Use - House Extension in a Demolition Control Precinct, and involved a design which also sought to achieve the retention of traditional building character. The house extension involved; new balconies and roof, building in under the house to create an additional storey, rear pool and deck, garage and retaining wall, front gate house and changing the internal layout of the existing floor areas.
Medical Centre Development – Gold Coast
Medical Centre – Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast City Council
This development application for Material Change of Use – Medical Centre involved seeking approval for a dialysis clinic within an existing building. Although defined as a medical centre in accordance with the Gold Coast Planning Scheme 2003 a major supporting factor in this application pertained to the largely sedentary nature of the specific use when compared to a general medical practice, whereby this clinic would be much less intensive in its operations within this commercial building.
Two Detached Dwellings – Gold Coast
Two Detached Dwellings – Mermaid Waters, Gold Coast City Council
This development application involved a vacant site within the Detached Dwelling Domain under the Gold Coast Planning Scheme 2003, where there is a dwelling density of 1 house per 400sqm.
Boundary Realignment – Redcliffe, Moreton Bay
The owner wanted to complete this boundary realignment in order to keep the existing house, and create the opportunity for a new house to be built on a rear allotment. Consequently development approval was granted by Moreton Bay Regional Council in accordance with the Redcliffe City Planning Scheme for this boundary realignment.
Home Occupation – Gold Coast City Council
Home Occupation – Bundall, Gold Coast City Council This development application sought approval for Material Change of Use – Home Occupation (Beauty Services) within the existing dwelling which occupied the site. This proposal was a consistent outcome for the site in accordance with the Gold Coast Planning Scheme 2003, and was subject to Code Assessment.
Two Detached Dwellings – Broadbeach, Gold Coast
Two Detached Dwellings – Broadbeach Waters, Gold Coast City Council This development application involved a corner site, and the proposal of two detached dwellings with vehicle crossovers from the street (one from each frontage). With a site area exceeding 800sqm and the design including two detached dwellings that met certain criteria under the jurisdiction of […]