Whitsunday Planning Scheme 2017

The Whitsunday Regional Council Planning Scheme commenced on 30 June 2017. The Planning Scheme will facilitate development to accommodate future growth of up to 20,000 people and over 9,000 more jobs region wide by 2036 in a manner that is environmentally sustainable, boosts industry development and supports the rich lifestyle enjoyed by the Whitsunday community. It is the first Planning Scheme for the Whitsunday Region since amalgamation between Bowen and Whitsunday Shires in 2009 and is a key step for delivering a successful, stronger and more resilient Region into the future.

The Whitsunday Planning Scheme supersedes the 2009 Whitsunday Shire Planning Scheme and 2006 Bowen Shire Planning Scheme.

On 21 December 2018, Council commenced the current version of the Whitsunday Planning Scheme 2017 containing administrative amendments and a Planning Scheme Policy amendment to the Whitsunday Development Manual. The amendment superseded Version 3.5 of the Planning Scheme and created Version 3.6 below.

The Planning Scheme Amendment to include the Local Government Infrastructure Plan (Part 4 and Schedule 3) commenced on 29 June 2018. To review the Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) supporting information, please click on the
Studies and Superseded Planning Schemes tab on the left. To learn more about infrastructure charges, please click on the Infrastructure Planning and Charges tab on the left.

Whitsunday Planning Scheme 2017

To view the Planning Scheme and the associated maps, please click on the links below:
Title and Contents Page PDF 532 KB
Part 1 - About the Planning Scheme PDF 220 KB
Part 2 - State Planning Provisions PDF 126 KB
Part 3 - Strategic Framework PDF 135KB
Part 4 - Local Government Infrastructure Plan PDF 279 KB
 *Part 4 of the Planning Scheme commenced on 29 June 2018*  
Part 5 - Tables of Assessment  PDF 967 MB
Part 6 - Zone Codes  PDF 436 KB
Part 7 - Local Plan Codes  PDF 176 KB
Part 8 - Overlay Codes  PDF 682 KB 
Part 9 - Development Codes  PDF 1.7 MB 
Part 10 - Other Plans PDF 65 KB
Schedule 1 - Definitions  PDF 436 KB
Schedule 2 - Mapping  PDF 110 KB 
*See table below for maps associated with the Planning Scheme*  
Schedule 3 - LGIP Mapping and Supporting Material PDF 417 KB
*Schedule 3 of the Planning Scheme commenced on 29 June 2018*  
Schedule 4 - Notations required under PA PDF 131 KB
Schedule 5 - Land Designated for Community Infrastructure PDF 106 KB
Schedule 6 - Planning Scheme Policies PDF 812 KB
The Whitsunday Development Manual PDF 375 KB
          Standard drawings

Appendix 1 - Glossary of Abbreviations & Acronyms PDF 107 KB
Appendix 2 - Table of Amendments PDF 105 KB



The maps associated with the Planning Scheme are available through Council’s Online Planning Services or can be downloaded in pdf version below:
 
          

Map Number

Map Title

Size 

SC2.2 - Overview Map
 SFM - 01:05 Local Government Planning Scheme Area and Content PDF  1.6 MB
SC2.3 - Strategic Framework Maps
 SFM - 01:05 Strategic Framework Map PDF 7.7 MB
SC2.4 - Zone Maps
ZM - 01:29 Zoning Map PDF 88.7 MB
SC2.5 - Local Plan Maps
HILP - 01 Hamilton Island Local Plan: Heights Plan PDF 693 KB
SC2.6 - Overlay Maps
ASS - 01:14A Acid Sulphate Soil Overlay PDF 77 MB
AL - 01:29 Agriculture Land Overlay PDF 44.1 MB
AE - 01:02 Airport Environs Overlay PDF 1.5 MB
BH - 01:29 Bushfire Hazard Overlay PDF 45.5 MB
CP1 - 01:14 Coastal Protection Overlay: Storm  PDF 22.3 MB
CP2 - 01:14 Coastal Protection Overlay: Erosion Prone Areas and Permanent Inundation  PDF 19.7 MB
ES - 01:29 Environmental Significance Overlay PDF 124.6 MB
ER - 01:29 Extractive Resources Overlay PDF 13.8 MB
FH - 01:29 Flood Hazard Overlay PDF 13.9 MB
HER - 01:29 Heritage Overlay PDF 44.4 MB 
INF1 - 01:29  Infrastructure Overlay: Transport Infrastructure PDF 35.5 MB
INF2 - 01:29 Infrastructure Overlay: Utility Infrastructure PDF 33.4 MB
LH - 01:29 Landslide Hazard Overlay PDF 132.5 MB
WW1 - 01:29 Waterways and Wetlands Overlay PDF 93 MB
 WW2 - 01 Waterways and Wetlands Overlay: Climatic Region  PDF 1.6 MB
SC3.3 - Local Government Infrastructure Plan Maps
 
PAM - 01:06 Projection area map PDF 170 MB
PFTI WN - 01:06 Water network plans for trunk infrastructure map PDF 38.9 MB
PFTI SN - 01:05 Sewerage network plans for trunk infrastructure map PDF 41.6 MB
PFTI SWN - 01:05 Stormwater network plans for trunk infrastructure map PDF 40.2 MB
PFTI TN - 01:05 Transport network plans for trunk infrastructure map PDF 40.2 MB
PFTI PCFN - 01:06 Parks and land for community facilities network plans for trunk infrastructure map PDF 43.5 MB

 

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