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Newsletter #12 - February 2016 (329.5 KB)
The Cairns region's new planning scheme will take effect on 1 March 2016, following adoption by Council on 24 February.
Newsletter #11 - September 2015 (217.1 KB)
Council has submitted its Draft Planning Scheme to the State Government for final approval, having endorsed a report at its Ordinary Meeting on Wednesday 23 September 2015.
Newsletter #10 - July 2015 (308.7 KB)
Council proposes several changes to building height limits and tropical urbanism development controls for Cairns city and parts of north Cairns. Public submissions close 25 August 2015.
Newsletter #9 - August 2014 (358.6 KB)
The Queensland Government has completed its State Interest Review of the draft Cairns Region Planning Scheme. Council is now addressing the agency comments.
Newsletter #8 - March 2014 (131.3 KB)
Cairns Regional Council resolved to submit the Draft Cairns Region Planning Scheme to the State interest review in March 2014.
Newsletter #7 - December 2013 (398.5 KB)
Non-statutory consultation on the draft scheme ended on 1 November 2013. Council is now reviewing the written submissions.
Newsletter #6 - June 2013 (243.0 KB)
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Newsletter #5 - February 2013 (408.7 KB)
Council is reviewing the draft codes and Local Plans for the new scheme. Other work includes mapping, definitions and tables of assessment.
Newsletter #4 - October 2012 (366.9 KB)
Council is developing the Local Plans for the new scheme.
Newsletter #3 - July 2012 (508.2 KB)
The Centres, Employment and Transit Oriented Communities Strategy is a key piece of work to inform the new Cairns Region Planning Scheme. A number of studies are also being done to assist with drafting the new scheme.
Newsletter #2 - April 2012 (251.8 KB)
April 2012 newsletter providing an update on the Cairns Region Planning Scheme Project. Topics covered include zoning, land use definitions, local plans, precincts and studies underway.
Newsletter #1 - October 2011 (300.5 KB)
The first in a series of newsletters about the Cairns Region Planning Scheme project, which involves preparation of a new planning scheme to guide future development in the Cairns Region to 2021 and beyond.