Development incentives changes

The Bundaberg Regional Council today made further commitments to supporting the development industry to stimulate development and provide employment and economic growth for our region.

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Thank you for your support in 2017

What a big year it has been for InsiteSJC!  We have been involved in a diverse range of projects and are proud to be a part of the local community.  You, as our clients, suppliers, and fellow consultants are what keep us going. We cannot wait to see what projects come our way next year.  
We thought it would be an excellent opportunity to reflect on our year and share with you some of the major projects that we have been involved with from concept and approval phase through to construction. Excuse us for a little self-indulgence, but we appreciate being part of our client’s successes! Of course, this would also not be possible without the collegiate help of our many fellow consultants!

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Incentives deadline looms

The 19 July 2017 deadline may seem like it is still a long way off, but considering the prospect of State referrals, information requests, public notification and submitter appeals, the timeframe is getting impractical for some projects. Act now to ensure that you make the most of the Bundaberg Regional Council development incentives.

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Ten commandments for development assessment

We have a new planning regime commencing in Queensland in July 2017. With the objective of streamlining planning and development assessment processes, many are expecting the Planning Act 2016 and associated legislation to revolutionise the development landscape. We think otherwise!

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Avoid the public notification blackout period over Christmas

Property developers should keep in mind the timing of publicly notifying relevant applications. Notification between 20 December in any year to 5 January in the following year does not count towards the 15 or 30 business day notification period.

A 15-day notification needs to commence by 28 November to avoid the blackout period. Act now!

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Bundaberg Open For Development rebooted

Following on from successful incentives packages in 2013, Bundaberg Regional Council has rebooted the initiative and released a new range of generous incentives across four broad categories. The ‘’Bundaberg Open for Development’’ is a welcome initiative that will assist in stimulating the local economy.

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Bundaberg Open for Development 2016 and unit projects

For anyone contemplating a unit development, the Bundaberg Regional Council "Open for Development” infrastructure charges incentive is welcome news.
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1 Sept 2014 Infrastructure charges discount deadline

Time is running out to meet the 1 September 2014 deadline

On 13 August 2013 Bundaberg Regional Council launched its 'Bundaberg Open for Development' package of incentives designed to stimulate development activity, economic growth and employment. A key incentive is the discounting of the adopted infrastructure charges or conditioned contributions.
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Insite consults on North Burnett Regional Council planning

The North Burnett Regional Council commences six weeks of consultation on its first planning scheme for the entire region. Insite SJC has prepared the draft planning scheme in close collaboration with Council representatives, State agencies and other stakeholders.

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