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 (v.3)

Cassowary Coast Planning Scheme 2015 Factsheet

Maps for the Cassowary Coast Planning Scheme 2015

Local Heritage Places Report

 

Superseded Planning Schemes

Cassowary Coast Planning Scheme 2015 (v.2 - Planning Act 2016)

Cassowary Coast Planning Scheme 2015 (v.1 - Sustainable Planning Act 2009)

Cardwell Shire Council Planning Scheme 2007 (available upon request)

Johnstone Shire Planning Scheme 2005 (available upon request)

 

Planning Scheme Amendments

Amendment No.2 – 9.4.6 Parking and Access Code

On 9 August 2018 the Cassowary Coast Regional Council resolved to adopt a qualified state interest amendment to the car parking standards and rates within the Cassowary Coast Regional Council Planning Scheme 2015. Amendment No. 2 to the Cassowary Coast Regional Council Planning Scheme 2015, 9.4.6 Parking and access code will commence on 17 August 2018. The purpose and general effect of Amendment No. 2 – 9.4.6 Parking and Access Code is to update car parking rates to better reflect car parking demand for different land uses and provide Council with greater flexibility within the planning scheme to respond to local car parking issues.

Please refer to the supporting documents below for further information.

Amendment No.2 - 9.4.6 Parking and access code - Explanatory Statement

Amendment No.2 - 9.4.6 Parking and access code - Formal Documentation

 

Amendment No.1 – Alignment Amendment

On 22 June 2017 the Cassowary Coast Regional Council made the Alignment Amendments under the Alignment Amendment Rules and Section 293 of the Planning Act 2016 to the Cassowary Coast Regional Council Planning Scheme 2015. The Alignment Amendments commenced upon the commencement of the Planning Act 2016 on 3 July 2017. The Alignment Amendments have the purpose and general effect of bringing the Planning Scheme into alignment with the new concepts and terminology included in the Planning Act 2016.

Planning Scheme Land Use Information Cards

Planning Scheme Zone Information Cards

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