• GCCC Building Height Provisions

    The current GCCC City Plan includes building height requirements in both storeys and metres.  Council recently released a new City Plan Practice Note which clarifies Council’s interpretation of these provisions (link below).  This Practice Note highlights a critical issue in that height in metres is measured in a single vertical plane while height in storeys is not.  Instead storeys are measured over the entirety of the building meaning a building that steps up or down a hill with multiple sections or pavilions can trigger as a 3 storey house.  This poses issues for building design on sloping sites in particular…

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  • New Town Planning Website

    We are pleased to release a new website dedicated to the Town Planning section of Michel Group – www.michelgroupplanning.com.au.  We look forward to providing updates on new projects and other useful information related to Town Planning in Queensland.

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