Clients are praisingthe advantages of using RiskSMART to approve their development applicationswith The Planning Place.

RiskSMARTis a fast tracked way to get low-risk development proposals approved byBrisbane City Council, with applications prepared and lodged by accreditedRiskSMART consultants receiving a 20% discount on Council application fees anda decision made within five (5) business days.

Basedon audit results, between January-June and June-December 2017, the recorded numberof RiskSMART development applications has grown roughly 20%.  In 2017, The Planning Place lodgedfifty-seven (57) RiskSMART Applications to Brisbane City Council. Please seebelow a list of current/approved development applications we have lodged toRiskSMART since December 2017. 

 Site Address

Council Reference

Development Application Proposal

20 Prince Street, Gaythorne

A004951558

New Dwelling House on a Small Lot in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • Traditional building materials reflected on all street frontages

275 Cavendish Road, Coorparoo

A004947328

Reconfiguring a Lot (2 into 2 Lot Subdivision)

  • Rearranging of boundaries to create a front and rear lot proposed along major road where two (2) crossovers were existing
  • Existing pre-1946 dwelling house to be fully compliant with Dwelling House Code, following Prescribed Accepted Development to remove rear deck.

56 Toorak Road, Hamilton

A004940927

Dwelling House Extensions in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • Rear deck triggered assessment where gazetted Planning Scheme maps identify secondary frontage
  • Letter provided to client to assure Code Assessment development applications do not require Public Notification under Section 53(1) of the Planning Act 2016

25 Tingiringi Street, Algester

A004931961

Reconfiguring a Lot (1 into 2 Lot Subdivision)

  • Dwelling house accepted as being retained on proposed Lot 1 within the prescribed side boundary setback under the Queensland Development Code (therefore, requiting a concurrence agency application for a siting variation)

6 Garden Street, Greenslopes

A004903221

Dwelling House Extensions on a Small Lot in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • All Acceptable Outcomes successfully met

63 Murray Street, Wilston

A004915045

Dwelling House Partial Demolition and Extensions in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • Carport successfully approved beneath required flood immunity level as justification no worsening would take place satisfied Council

3 Bonython Street, Windsor

A004898789

Dwelling House Partial Demolition and Extensions in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • Confirmation of application’s suitability for RiskSMART received prior to lodging
  • The Building Work involved assessable and accepted development broken down in the Town Planning Assessment Report

176 Blackwood Road, Salisbury

A004898272

New Dwelling House on a Small Lot in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • Performance Solution successfully achieved for Built to Boundary Wall to accommodate a garage on a small lot not consistent with the Character (Character) Residential Zone

43 Burlington Street, East Brisbane

A004894189

Dwelling House Extensions in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • Performance Solution successfully achieved for reduced side boundary setback

87A McCaul Street, Taringa

A004893099

Dwelling House Extensions on a Small Lot

  • Multiple Performance Solutions successfully achieved for reduced front setback, built to boundary wall and building length exceeding 25m.

31 Stewart Street, Hawthorne

A004888003

Dwelling House Extensions on a Small Lot in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • Minor Development Brisbane City Council assessment fee accepted where identifying the majority of the proposed works as Accepted Development

39 Kedron Park Road, Wooloowin

A004866995

New Dwelling House in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • Performance Solution successfully achieved for split skillion roof form with a seven (7) degree pitch. 

11 Glenlyon Drive, Ashgrove

A004864559

Dwelling House Partial Demolition and Extensions in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • Successfully reinstated components of a lapsed development application (A004079348)

37 Kedron Park Road, Wooloowin

A004864280

New Dwelling House in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • Performance Solution successfully achieved for reduced front boundary setback in the Traditional Building Character Overlay due to lack of consistency of roads boundary setbacks in the street to the nearest pre-1946 dwelling houses located on corner lots.  

7 Prince Street, Virginia

A004878048

Dwelling House Extensions on a Small Lot in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • Performance Solution successfully achieved for reduced front boundary setback to accommodate a new carport, reflective of the setbacks prevailing in the street

263 Chatsworth Road, Coorparoo

A004847032

Reconfiguring a Lot (2 into 2 Lot Subdivision)

  • Performance Solution successfully achieved for minimum rectangle dimensions of new lots

30 Davidson Street, Newmarket

A004836775

New Dwelling House in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

  • Performance Solution successfully achieved for traditional building materials on a single storey dwelling to incorporate a mix of lightweight cladding and rendering.
  • Letter providing further justification of Performance Solution provided to Council following request to amend proposal plans

Unit 1, 20 Prospect Terrace, St Lucia

A004812934

Extensions to Multiple Dwelling in a Traditional Building Character Overlay

AtThe Planning Place, RiskSMART applications are considered “decision ready”through our internal processes i.e. the application was properly made andaddressed all the relevant Brisbane City Plan 2014 requirements. ThePlanning Place is a current RiskSMART accredited consultant for the categoriesof:


·        New Dwelling House& dwelling house extensions;


·        Reconfiguring a Lot (10lots or less);


·        Multiple Dwelling (10units or less);


·        Low impact industry,Medium impact industry, Warehouse; and


·        Centre activities.


Pleasefeel free to contact The Planning Placeto obtain an obligation-free quote for a request to assess a developmentapplication under RiskSMART’s fast track program – (07) 3257 7833

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Ian Adams
Principal Planner

Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning Graduate Diploma of Management

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