Planning Act 2016 changes (in effect from 3 July 2017)
New planning legislation (the Planning Act 2016) will commence in Queensland on Monday 3 July 2017.
Applications lodged prior to 3 July 2017 will continue to be assessed under Sustainable Planning Act 2009 in accordance with sections 285-289 of the Planning Act 2016.
With the commencement of the Planning Act 2016 on 3 July 2017, new Planning Rules will guide the development assessment process.
A comprehensive guidance document has been prepared to accompany the Development Assessment Rules to further explain all elements of the new development assessment process.
Click on the links below to access these resources.