Operational Works - How do I apply?

Planning Act 2016

Please note that the Planning Act 2016 comes into effect on 3 July 2017. Applications lodged prior to 3 July 2017 will continue to be assessed under Sustainable Planning Act 2009 in accordance with sections 285-289 of Planning Act 2016. References to the Sustainable Planning Act will be changed and updated to the Planning Act 2016 in due course.  Information on the new Planning Act 2016 can be found at www.dilgp.qld.gov.au/planning-reform

Operational works are applied for under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 and are to be built to the standards as set out in Far North Queensland Regional Organisation of Council (FNQROC) Regional Development Manual. Operational works under the planning scheme includes:

  • earthworks
  • road works
  • stormwater
  • water infrastructure
  • drainage works
  • sewerage infrastructure
  • landscaping
  • signage and
  • clearing vegetation.

Below are links that provide solid information on Operational works from procedures to fees and charges:

Last updated: 29 June 2017