In accordance with the requirements of the Planning Act 2016, Sustainable Planning Act 2009 & Statutory Guidelines 01/16 & 03/14, Council has prepared and adopted a Local Government Infrastucture Plan (LGIP). The LGIP was adopted by Council 28 November 2019 and commences 16 December 2019.
A LGIP is a statutory planning requirement under the Planning Act 2016, which establishes a sustainable program of local, higher order infrastructure necessary to support population and employment growth, including transport, water and wastewater, parks and land for community facilities.
The purpose and general effect of the proposed LGIP is to:
The LGIP will replace the Priority Infrastructure Plan (PIP) currently contained within the Cassowary Coast Regional Council Planning Scheme 2015.