- Focus – Newport Marina
We need our Marine Industry Land. We need to save Newport Marina
A Development Application (DA) has been placed with Moreton Bay Regional Council (MBRC) by Kindred Developments, seeking a Change In Use of the Newport Marina Land from Marine Services to allow a 6 Storey, Multi-dwelling, Multi-storey with retail, food and drink outlets.
This will be located on the eastern half of Newport Marina’s land.
However, the DA is asking for a change of use for the whole of Newport Marina’s land
Current zoning does not allow this.
The loss of vital Marine Services Land is of great concern.
A short-sighted, devastating impact on a community surrounded by water.
Our Peninsula is continuing to experience rapid population growth.
Our need for Marine Services is growing.
The negative impacts of a Multi-storey Development on quiet, low set communities of the Peninsula will be considerable.
If MBRC approves this, the likely risk of future Multi-storey Development Applications in inappropriately zoned areas is high.
MBRC finalised all zonings on the Peninsula in 2016 , after years of Consultation.
We expect any Developer to adhere to the zoning of a site.
The negative impacts of such Developments in established residential areas is of major concern.
Impacts may include:
- Overshadowing and dominating suburbs
- Loss of privacy
- Traffic congestion
- Parking overflow
- Traffic and pedestrian safety issues
We do not want to see Multi-storey Developments being encouraged in areas of the Peninsula which were not zoned for them.
Send a message to our local Council – Enough is Enough!
Sign our Petition HERE