Master plans

Council undertakes master planning to ensure the Cairns region retains its enviable lifestyle and unique character, while also allowing for continued growth and development.

Master planning

Cairns city centre

The City Centre master plan will bring together and integrate previous studies and recommendations. Public transport, traffic, parking, technology, streetscape, arts and cultural activities will be some of the issues to be considered in the master plan process.

Edmonton town centre

Edmonton town centre

Council has now provided in principle support for the Edmonton Town Centre Master Plan prepared for the site in accordance with the adopted Edmonton Town Centre Planning Scheme amendment and Planning Scheme Policy. Council’s in principle support of the Master Plan is a major milestone in the development of the Edmonton Town Centre and will allow the applicant to progress with the lodgement of development applications over the site.

Mt Peter master plan

Mount Peter

Mount Peter has been identified as the main urban growth corridor for Cairns.

Smithfield town centre

Smithfield town centre

Following consideration of the range of issues raised in submissions on the Smithfield Town Centre Amendment, Council has resolved to not proceed with the amendment.