Public housing developments

Residential development defined as ‘public housing’ is accepted development in accordance with the provisions in the Planning Act 2016 and the Planning Regulation 2017, Schedule 6 Part 5. Development under this part does not require development approval from the local government.

In accordance with Schedule 6 Part 5 of the Planning Act, proposals for public housing are required to be considered against the relevant local government planning scheme.

The Director-General, Department of Housing and Public Works, makes a determination about the level of compliance with the relevant planning scheme.

Why we do consultation

When a public housing development proposal is considered ‘substantially inconsistent with the relevant planning scheme, we will publish notification online and in relevant newspapers, and notify adjoining land owners.

You are encouraged to have your say about these proposals by making a properly made submissions by the closing dates mentioned below.

Following the end of the public notification, the Director-General will have regard to any submissions received when deciding whether or not to proceed with the proposed development.

Lodging a submission

See the current development proposals below.

Send your written submissions via:

  • email: publicnotification@hpw.qld.gov.au
  • post:
    Director-General
    Department of Housing and Public Works
    C/-Building and Asset Services, Town Planning Unit
    PO Box 2937
    Brisbane QLD 4001.

Residential development defined as ‘public housing’ is accepted development in accordance with the provisions in the Planning Act 2016 and the Planning Regulation 2017, Schedule 6 Part 5. Development under this part does not require development approval from the local government.

In accordance with Schedule 6 Part 5 of the Planning Act, proposals for public housing are required to be considered against the relevant local government planning scheme.

The Director-General, Department of Housing and Public Works, makes a determination about the level of compliance with the relevant planning scheme.

Why we do consultation

When a public housing development proposal is considered ‘substantially inconsistent with the relevant planning scheme, we will publish notification online and in relevant newspapers, and notify adjoining land owners.

You are encouraged to have your say about these proposals by making a properly made submissions by the closing dates mentioned below.

Following the end of the public notification, the Director-General will have regard to any submissions received when deciding whether or not to proceed with the proposed development.

Lodging a submission

See the current development proposals below.

Send your written submissions via:

  • email: publicnotification@hpw.qld.gov.au
  • post:
    Director-General
    Department of Housing and Public Works
    C/-Building and Asset Services, Town Planning Unit
    PO Box 2937
    Brisbane QLD 4001.