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 Public housing developments

Residential development defined as ‘public housing’ is exempt development in accordance with the provisions in the Sustainable Planning Act 2009  (the SPA) Chapter 9, Part 5. Development under this part does not need a development permit from the local government.

In accordance with Chapter 9 Part 5 of the SPA, 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.

Public consultation

When a public housing development proposal is considered substantially inconsistent with the relevant planning scheme, we will notify the public via this webpage and relevant newspapers.

You are encouraged to have your say about these proposals by submitting your comments 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.

Current proposals

32—36 Haig Road, Loganlea

The proposal is for an 18x1 bedroom multiple dwelling on land at 32—36 Haig Road, Loganlea (Lot 2 RP157289; Lot 3 RP157289; Lot 4 RP157289). Reference Number 78895.

Proposal Plans (PDF, 2.4MB)

A public notice will appear in the Albert and Logan News  on Thursday, 6 April 2017 and in The Courier Mail  on Thursday, 6 April 2017.

The consultation for this project begins on Friday 7 April 2017 and will end on Thursday 4 May 2017.

Written submissions should be sent by post or email to:

Department of Housing and Public Works
C/- Building and Asset Services, Town Planning Unit
PO Box 2937 Brisbane QLD 4001


If you have any questions about this project, please contact Janette Rowe on 3008 3343 or email

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