Residential development

Proposed height increase for middle Street apartment block.
Governance, Residential development

Who decides if a nine level apartment block can be built on the Bel Air motel site?

Redland City Council is currently considering a developer’s application to increase from eight to nine storeys the height of a proposed apartment block at 218-220 Middle Street in Cleveland (the Bel Air Motel site). The development application is impact assessable, was advertised for public consultation and submissions have been made objecting to the proposal. Mr […]

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increase in building height for apartments
City Plan 2015, Residential development

Building height limits in Cleveland ignored by developers

Two recent development applications show that the building height limits prescribed in the Redland City Plan are not taken seriously. What is the point of having a City Plan if it is disregarded by developers and the Council? 196-198 Middle Street – next to Stephanie’s Vintage Spa Plans for 50 apartments at 196-198 Middle Street

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Redland City land valuations 2023
Governance, Residential development

New Redland City land valuations to be used for 2024/25 general rates

Alexandra Hills in Redland City – Image: Google Earth When setting general rates to apply from July this year, Redland City Council will be using new land valuations published recently by the State Government’s Valuer-General. Over the two years since the Valuer-General last examined Redland City, the median value of residential land increased by 36%,

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Residential development, Submission

Draft Redland Housing Strategy

Map showing where house block sizes could be reduced if the Draft Redland Housing Strategy is adopted The State Government published a Draft Redland Housing Strategy on 16 October 2023 and invited comments by a deadline of 12 November 2023. The Draft Strategy and related information can be found on the State Government’s website. Redlands2030

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City Plan 2015, Residential development, Submission

Make a submission about the Draft Redland Housing Strategy

To support its population growth agenda, the State Government has prepared a Draft Redland Housing Strategy. If adopted, this ‘strategy’ would result in the minimum lot size being reduced from 400 m2 to as little as 200 m2 in many residential areas. A short video showing areas where increased residential density would be allowed has

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City Plan 2015, Residential development

Squeeze up – the State Government’s Draft Redland Housing Strategy

Smaller lots in “high amenity” areas and seven storey apartment blocks in “medium change areas” are proposed in the Draft Redland Housing Strategy, released for community consultation by the State Government this week. The strategy deals largely with infill but notes that the Redlands has three future growth areas: The draft Strategy includes the following

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Residential development

Redland Housing Supply and Diversity Strategy – comments by Redlands2030

The Queensland Government is currently preparing a Redland Housing Supply and Diversity Strategy which it expects to issue for public consultation in late 2023. To “help shape the development of the strategy” community input was sought by the Government in June 2023. Redlands2030’s comments to the Government in July 2023 are now published below. Redlands2030

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Cleveland CBD, Governance, Residential development

Cleveland Train Station apartments proposal rejected by P&E Court

Controversial plans for building 124 apartments in the northern car park at Cleveland Train Station have been rejected by the Planning and Environment Court. The Court found that the proposed development, which was given preliminary approval by Redland City Council in 2017, did not comply with relevant planning requirements. The proposal did not provide enough

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Governance, Residential development, Shoreline

Kinross townhouses, Shoreline sewerage and “strategic property” purchase

Site of 122 townhouses north of a fauna corridor in the Kinross Road Structure Plan area Development of 122 Kinross townhouses, purchase of a “strategic property” by the Council owned Redland Investment Corporation, and arrangements for delivery and funding of sewerage services in southern Redlands are on the agenda for Redland City Council’s meeting on

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