Cassowary Coast Regional Council

Planning Scheme Planning Scheme

Cassowary Coast Regional Council adopted a new planning scheme on 3 July 2015.  The Cassowary Coast Planning Scheme 2015 regulates land use and development across the region and delivers Council's local planning aspirations for the region.  The scheme replaced the Johnstone Shire Planning Scheme 2005 and Cardwell Shire Planning Scheme 2007, providing a consistent planning regime for the whole council area.

Cassowary Coast Planning Scheme 2015 Factsheet

Cassowary Coast Planning Scheme 2015

Maps for the Cassowary Coast Planning Scheme 2015

Interactive Mapping

Council has developed interactive online mapping to support the Cassowary Coast Planning Scheme.  To see how a property is affected by the planning scheme, use this link:

Cassowary Coast Planning Scheme Interactive Mapping

Council has also developed interactive online flood level maps as a guide to help the general public in flood mitigation, awareness and planning:

Cassowary Coast Interactive Flood Mapping


Continuing Approvals

Ella Bay Little Cove

Port Hinchinbrook