The Planning Place has successfully obtained approval for a MaterialChange of Use (Food and Drink Outlet and associated Hotel) at 96 Albert Street,Brisbane City. The premises is occupied by a six storey office building whichwill be retained in its existing built form and level one will be retrofittedinto a Korean barbecue restaurant that includes a small bar.

Under the Brisbane City Plan 2014, a Food and Drink Outlet is definedas follows:

“Premises used for preparation and saleof food and drink to the public for consumption on or off the site. The use mayinclude the ancillary sale of liquor for consumption on site. Examples includebistro, cafe, coffee shop, drive-through facility, kiosk, milk bar, restaurant,snack bar, takeaway, tearoom.”

Under the Brisbane City Plan 2014, a Hotel is defined as follows:

“Premises used primarily to sell liquorfor consumption. The use may include short-term accommodation, dining andentertainment activities and facilities. Examples include bar, pub and tavern.”

As per the Centre or Mixed Use Code, where the proposed use is a Hotel,the use may not generate noise which is clearly audible and detectable, orimpacts on the amenity of a resident, in a dwelling or other sensitive use. Asthe use on the second level of an existing office building, an acoustic reportwas undergone to satisfy this requirement.

The full application can be viewed onCouncil’s website: VIEW

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Ian Adams
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