Proposed Shire Planning Scheme

 

The proposed planning scheme and proposed LGIP amendment were subject to public consultation from Monday 9 November 2020 to Tuesday 9 February 2021.

During the public consultation period a number of in-community events and stakeholder meetings were held.  A total of 218 people were consulted, consisting of 193 community members and 40 stakeholders.  A total of 32 formal submissions were received.

A detailed analysis of the feedback received is documented in the Submissions Response Report which was considered and endorsed by Council at its meeting on 16 March 2021.  The submissions response report and associated documents can be viewed below.

- Submissions Response Report

- Appendix A - Documentation of Consultation Actions

- Appendix B - Redacted Submissions

- Appendix C - Submissions Matrix

- Appendix D - Consultation Notes

- Appendix E - Recommendations Matrix

 

Amendments have been made to the proposed planning scheme which will be subect to future consultation with the community.  Any person can make a submission to Torres Shire Council about the proposed planning scheme during the submission period from Tuesday 6 April 2021 to Thursday 3 June 2021.

Submissions can be made in writing to Torres Shire Council.  A submission can also be made using the online form available here.

A copy of the proposed planning planning scheme along with supporting information can be viewed below.

Preliminary and Table of Contents

Strategic Intent

Part 1 - About the Planning Scheme

Part 2 - State and Regional Aspects

Part 3 - Categorisation Tables

Part 4 - Strategic Outcomes

Part 5 - Merit Outcomes

Part 6 - Standard Outcomes

Part 7 - Local Government Infrastructure Plan

Schedule 1 - Definitions

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Index

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Zones (Part 1)

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Zones (Part 2)

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Agricultural Land Overlay

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Airport Environs Overlay

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Bushfire Hazard Overlay

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Coastal Hazard Overlay

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Environmental Significance Overlay

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Flood Hazard Overlay

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Heritage Overlay (Part 1)

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Heritage Overlay (Part 2)

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Potential and Actual Acid Sulfate Soils Overlay

Schedule 2 - Mapping - Slope Stability Overlay

Schedule 3 - LGIP Mapping and Tables

Schedule 4 - Notations required under the Planning Act 2016

Schedule 5 - Designation of Premises for Development of Infrastructure

Schedule 6 - Planning Scheme Policies (Index)

Schedule 6.1 - Planning Scheme Policy 1 - Torres Shire Design Guideline

Schedule 6.2 - Planning Scheme Policy 2 - Cultural Heritage

Schedule 7 - Heritage Places

Appendix 1 - Glossary

Appendix 2 - Table of Amendments

Planning Scheme Public Notice