JB Plunges into SPA reform

The Amendment Bill to SPA was introduced to Parliament recently. These changes may have significant (and positive) implications to the development industry!

We’ve summarised the 6 main planning reforms intended to relieve the burden of regulation on the development industry in Queensland.

1. Is Referral Coordination back?

2. Master Planning / Structure Planning make a dignified exit…

3. Resource Entitlement no longer required for lodgement!!!

4. Discretion on ‘Properly Made’ provisions

5. No DA for low risk Operational Works Applications!

6. P & E Court determines court costs