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Please note that a Development Application for 146 Watson Road and 121 Gregory St, Acacia Ridge (A004690321), currently operating as the BMI Resource Recovery facility, has been advertised. 

The applicant is seeking the following:

Proposed permits:

  • Development Permit for Material Change of Use
  • Preliminary Approval and Development Permit for Operational Works (Filling and Excavation)
  • Preliminary Approval for associated Building Works

Proposed Uses:

Existing Extractive Industry, Proposed Agricultural Supplies Store, Bulk Landscaping Supplies, Caretaker’s Accommodation, High Impact Industry, Medium Impact Industry, Low Impact Industry, Outdoor Sales, Showroom, Transport Depot, Utility Installation and Warehouse.

This application is impact assessable, which means the applicant must publicly advertise the proposed development, allowing the community an opportunity to lodge a submission (for or against) the development application.  These submissions are then taken into account during the assessment process. Residents who wish to prepare and lodge a submission need to do so during the public notification period from 21 November 2018 to 13 December 2018.  This can be done online at https://pdonline.brisbane.qld.gov.au/masterplan/ or directly to:

Development Services

Brisbane City Council

GPO Box 1434


When preparing your submission, please view the DA A004690321 on Council’s PDonline tool via the above link.  This provides access to all the correspondence between the Applicant and Council including plans, correspondence and reports such as traffic, environmental, stormwater management, bushfire management, noise, flooding etc.

I strongly advise that you take the time to read and gain an understanding of what is being proposed and consider how, and if, it may impact upon you and your amenity. I have attached a copy of the proposed plans for your consideration. This is one of the many documents available on PDonline.

Issues worth your consideration include, although are not exclusive:  

  • The development’s scale and intensity
  • impact on local residential amenity
  • health and safety impacts for local residents and children at Watson Road State School
  • impact of truck use along Watson and Mortimer Roads
  • traffic access, speed, volume and movement
  • site access and egress
  • safe vehicle and pedestrian movement
  • bushfire impact/hazards including vegetation on-site or adjacent
  • environmental impacts including air quality
  • impact on Oxley Creek
  • hazardous goods impacts
  • noise impacts
  • operating hours
  • contaminated land concerns
  • odour and dust impacts onsite and from trucks accessing site
  • flooding
  • visual impact
  • waste disposal
  • timeframe for implantation of the Development Application