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Guiding Your Development

The development plan sets out a range of objectives that will be used to assess development proposals. These should be considered in their totality.  

Key factors that will relate to all development proposals will include:

The land use zoning contained in the development plan;

Zoning maps 

Zonings descriptions

Development Management Policies


The following links will assist you in considering development proposals in relation to the following issues:

Minimum Engineering Requirements for Residential Site Development Works

Erection of a Satellite Dish on a Residential Property  

Development within an Architectural Conservation Areas 

Development involving a Protected Structure   

Development plan policies in relation to landscape and natural heritage   

The City Council is developing a range of other guidance notes to provide further assistance, including:

  • Driveways
  • Shopfronts
  • Exempted Development