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Guide to development in a transport environment: Light rail

About the guide

The Guide to development in a transport environment: Light Rail (the Guide) provides important information for those involved in the planning, design or delivery of development in the vicinity of light rail in Queensland.

The Guide is structured into four parts:

  • Part A provides the context for development in a light rail environment.
  • Part B is relevant to development proposed on land adjacent to a light rail corridor. It provides supporting information about the key issues which need to be addressed if proposing development near a light rail corridor, including information to assist in preparing development applications consistent with the State Development Assessment Provisions.
  • Part C is relevant to development or works proposed within a light rail corridor. It outlines the approvals, processes and technical requirements which must be satisfied to comply with legislation governing works in a light rail corridor.
  • Part D provides supplementary information to support the Guide.

The Guide supports the new State Development Assessment Provisions under the Planning Act 2016.

Early consultation with the department is strongly recommended to confirm how the information contained in the guide applies to a proposed development.

Superseded guide versions

Interim Guide to development in a transport environment: Light Rail (commenced March 2017, replaced December 2018).

Contact us

The Director, Development Facilitation
Transport Strategy and Planning Branch
Planning, Policy and Investment Division
Department of Transport and Main Roads
Telephone 07 3066 1427

See also

Assessable development under SPA

Last updated
30 July 2019