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Annual Activity Report Card 2018

The annual activity report card provides a snapshot of development activity.

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Quarterly Activity Report December 2018

The quarterly activity report provides a snapshot of planning and development activities

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Quarterly Activity Report June 2018

The quarterly activity report provides a snapshot of planning and development activities

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Quarterly Activity Report September 2018

The quarterly activity report provides a snapshot of planning and development activities

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TLPI 2/2018 Waste Activity Regulation

Council resolved to make a temporary local planning instrument (TLPI) which took

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Quarterly Activity Report March 2018

The quarterly activity report provides a snapshot of planning and development activities

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TLPI 1/2018 Waste Activity Regulation

New buffer zones and other safeguards are now in place for residents

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Annual Activity Report Card 2017

The annual activity report card provides a snapshot of development activity within

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Quarterly Activity Report December 2017

The quarterly activity report provides a snapshot of planning and development activities

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Quarterly Activity Report September 2017

The quarterly activity report provides a snapshot of planning and development activities

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Quarterly Activity Report December 2016

The quarterly activity report provides a snapshot of planning and development activities

Draft SEQ Regional Plan
New Draft South East Queensland Regional Plan (Shaping SEQ)

Have your say on Shaping South East Queensland.

Customer Satisfaction Results
Customer Satisfaction Results

Results of the Planning and Development Department's Customer Satisfaction Survey are in.

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Quarterly Activity Report June 2017

The quarterly activity report provides a snapshot of planning and development activities

Planning Act 2016
Planning Act 2016

The Planning Act 2016 comes into effect on Monday 3 July 2017.

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Quarterly Activity Report March 2017

The quarterly activity report provides a snapshot of planning and development activities

Brisbane River Catchment Study
Brisbane River Catchment Flood Study

A better understanding of regional floods, community resilience and responsiveness.

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Annual Activity Report Card 2016

The annual activity report card provides a snapshot of development activity within

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Quarterly Activity Report September 2016

The quarterly activity report provides a snapshot of planning and development activities

Quarterly Report June 2016
Quarterly Activity Report June 2016

The quarterly activity report provides a snapshot of planning and development activities

A New Long Term Community Plan
A New Long Term Community Plan

Our Future - Have Your Say

Customer Service Charter
Customer Service Charter

The P&D Department outlines their vision, values and commitment to Ipswich in

Universal Housing Design
Universal Housing Design

Council has confirmed its commitment to housing developments that are accessible by

Fast Track - Compliance Assessment Applications
Fast Track - Compliance Assessment Applications

Signing subdivision plans now assessed within 5 business days.

Mapping Service
Mapping Service

A new online mapping system has been implemented by Council.

Customer Satisfaction Survey
Customer Satisfaction Survey

Planning and Development Department's Customer Satisfaction Survey. Closed 29 May 2015

Building News
Building News

Further updates have been provided in regards to the National Construction Code

Innovation Rocks
Innovation Rocks!

A large boulder became a larger problem them first thought at Mt

Indigenous Cultural Heritage
Indigenous Cultural Heritage

New advice clause incorporated into development approvals.

Pool Safety Laws
Pool Safety Laws Protect Your Loved Ones

Safe practices and prevantative measures.

Future for Goodna's Oldest Tree Secured
Future for Goodna's Oldest Tree Secured

Goodna's historic gum topped box tree now in the Ipswich Planning Scheme.

Further Red Tape
Further red tape reduction for pool fencing

Proposed reduction to pool fencing associated with Class 1A buildings.

4-5 Star Hotel Incentives
4-5 Star Hotel Incentives

Support for 4 to 5 STAR Quality Hotel Developments in Ipswich.

Ripley Valley
Ripley Valley

Assessment and determination of Ripley Valley developments to return to Council.

South Sea Islanders
South Sea Islanders

The Australian South Sea Islander (ASSI) 150 Project.

James Ivory Diaries
James Ivory Diaries

James Ivory - an early settler of Ipswich.

Public Artwork
Public Artwork to Interpret Ipswich's History

A striking new metal sculpture for the Ipswich City Centre.

Water Supply and Sewerage Design
Water Supply and Sewerage Design and Construction Code

Implementation of the SEQ Water Supply and Sewerage Design and Construction Code.

Planning Reform
Planning Reform

Council delivering leading development assessment practices.

Suggested Reading
Suggested Reading

Explore the hidden meaning behind historic symbols in Ipswich.

Yamanto Guidelines
Yamanto Guidelines

The future of residential and commercial development for Yamanto.

Flood Protection
Flood Protection

Extension of Council's temporary planning provisions.

Planning Portal and Web Conferencing
Planning Portal and Web Conferencing

New initiatives to assist the development industry.

Sizzler Restaurant to Expand
Sizzler Restaurant to Expand

Council approves extensions to the Sizzler Restaurant at East Ipswich.

Studio 188 - old Baptist Church
Studio 188 - Old Baptist Church

The old Baptist Church redeveloped into a contemporary arts space.

Joseph Brady Park Reopens
Joseph Brady Park Reopens

Residents can once again enjoy activities on offer at Joseph Brady Park.

Heritage Committee Members Appointed
Heritage Committee Members Appointed

Places of cultural heritage significance to be nurtured and protected.

New Autobarn for Bellbird Park
New Autobarn for Bellbird Park

Council approves a new Autobarn store in Bellbird Park.

Fast Track Applications
Fast Track Applications

5 day approval timeframes will be introduced on 1 October 2012.

Heritage Award for Council
Heritage Award for Council

Council’s heritage efforts received further recongition by the National Trust.

Honouring Our Heroes
Honouring Our Heroes

As a mark of respect for our Defence Force, Council has named

Development Initiatives
Development Initiatives

Council's Development Planning Branch has introduced three new development initiatives.

River Heart Parklands Stage 2
River Heart Parklands Stage 2

Fireworks and fun family activities at the public opening.

Queensland Urban Utilities
Queensland Urban Utilities

Lodgement changes to applications for water and sewerage connections from 1 July

Ipswich's Oldest Tree Protected
Ipswich's Oldest Tree Protected

A forest red gum in Ipswich protected.

New Flood and Rainfall Gauges
New Flood and Rainfall Gauges

Council commences a project to upgrade its flood and rainfall monitoring system.

Re-use of Character Home
Re-use of Character Home

A Goodna character home transformed.

New Planning Scheme
New Planning Scheme

Residents invited to have their say about the new Planning Scheme.

National Trust
National Trust

Council honoured by the National Trust at its Queensland Heritage Awards.

Congratulations Meredith Hartigan
Congratulations Meredith Hartigan

Awarded the 2013 Queensland State Conference Young Planner Scholarship.

Congratulations Jo Pocock
Congratulations Jo Pocock

Awarded the 2013 Planning Institute of Australia's Planner of the Year.

Public Art
Public Art

Implementation Guideline No. 31 – Public Art Provision by Major Developments.

Road Widths
Road Widths

Operational changes to the Ipswich Planning Scheme.

Four New Schools
Four New Schools for Ipswich

Ten new schools in South East Queensland.

Ripley Development Commences
Ripley Development Commences

First structure under construction.

Updated Flood Measures Proposed
Updated Flood Measures Proposed

Permanent flood regulation measures proposed.

Ross Elliott
Congratulations Ross

Ross Elliott recognised for local disaster work.

New Child Care Centre for Goodna
New Child Care Centre for Goodna

A new Child Care Centre in Goodna has been approved by Council.

Heritage Seminar
Heritage Seminars

Researching, writing and publishing local history seminars.