The Planning Place recently provided the proposed residence at 24 Todd Street, Taringa a self-assessable development certificate. Pursuant to state and local planning legislation, the proposal did not trigger a development application. It was proposed to construct a new Dwelling House on the subject premises in accordance with the use definition under the Brisbane City Plan 2014:

‘A residential use of premises for one household that contains a single dwelling. The use includes outbuildings and works normally associated with a dwelling and may include a secondary dwelling’.

The self-assessable certificate was to confirm that the dwelling house would not exceed two (2) storeys in accordance with the self-assessable criteria of the Dwelling House Code. The proposed development will have an overlapping area that is not considered a storey including stairs, a laundry, and a basement area. The basement level will also be achieved from excavation further down from the natural ground level and, therefore, is not considered a storey.

The information provided by the self-assessable development gave legal evidence that the proposed dwelling house does not require assessment by Brisbane City Council having been professionally reviewed by the team at The Planning Place. If you need help determining the levels of assessment or requirements to qualify for self-assessable assessment, please contact us on 07 3257 7833.

Proposal plans drawn by: Custom Design and Drafting

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Ian Adams
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