The main purpose of the ED Act is to facilitate economic development, and development for community purposes, in the state. The ED Act seeks to achieve this by establishing the MEDQ and providing for a streamlined planning and development framework for particular parts of the state declared as priority development areas (PDAs).
The Bowen Hills PDA was declared by regulationon 28 March 2008.
The PDA is approximately 108 hectares bound by Bowen Bridge Road and Enoggera Creek to the west, the Mayne Rail Yards and Breakfast Creek to the north, Water Street and St Pauls Terrace to the south and Breakfast Creek, Cintra Road and Markwell Street to the east. The boundaries of the PDA are shown on map 1.
Map 1: PDA boundary
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The Bowen Hills PDA Development Scheme (the development scheme) is applicable to all development on land and waterwithin the boundaries of the PDA.
The development scheme became effective on 3 July 2009 and was amended on 1 April 2010 and 21 June 2019
The development scheme consists of the following:
- the Land use plan that regulates development in the PDA (section 2)
- the Infrastructure plan that describes infrastructure required to support achievement of the Land use plan and states applicable infrastructure charges (section 3), and
- the Implementation strategy that describes actions that complement the Land use plan and Infrastructure plan to achieve the main purpose of the ED Act (section 4).