The CairnsPlan 2009 was adopted as a consolidated planning scheme by Cairns Regional Council on 25 February 2009, and commenced on 1 March 2009. It was superseded by the CairnsPlan 2016 which commenced on 1 March 2016.
Note: The flood inundation overlay mapping contained in the CairnsPlan has been produced for planning purposes only and is not fit for insurance eligibility determination purposes or to determine the extent of flood inundation. More detailed information on flood mapping and data can be found at Council's flood maps and data webpage.
This version includes all amendments made to the CairnsPlan 2009 from its adoption on 25 February 2009 until immediately before it was superseded by the commencement of the CairnsPlan 2016. This version is not a consolidated planning scheme under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009.
- CairnsPlan 2009 full document - includes all amendments ( PDF, >10MB)
- Babinda Village District Maps ( PDF, 2.48 MB )
- Barron - Smithfield District Maps ( PDF, 7.68 MB )
- Cairns Beaches District Maps ( PDF, 5.74 MB )
- CBD - Cairns North District Maps ( PDF, 5.14 MB )
- Freshwater - Stratford - Aeroglen District Maps ( PDF, 6.66 MB )
- Gordonvale - Goldsborough District Maps ( PDF, 4 MB )
- Inner Suburbs District Maps ( PDF, >14MB)
- Portsmith - Woree Industrial District Maps ( PDF, 4.63 MB )
- Redlynch Valley District Maps ( PDF, 6.7 MB )
- Rural Lands District Maps ( PDF, >22MB)
- The Islands District Maps ( PDF, 0.64 MB )
- White Rock - Edmonton District Maps ( PDF, >8MB)
This is the version as adopted on 25 February 2009 and includes only amendments gazetted up until 25 February 2009. Refer to the CairnsPlan 2009 approved amendments page to view individual amendments made since that date.
- Table of Contents ( PDF, 0.04 MB )
- Introduction ( PDF, 0.15 MB )
- Desired Environmental Outcomes ( PDF, 1.04 MB )
- Planning for Districts ( PDF, 1.44 MB )
- Individual Districts
- Codes ( PDF, 0.12 MB )
- Planning Area Codes ( PDF, 0.38 MB )
- Overlay Codes ( PDF, 0.73 MB )
- Land Use Codes ( PDF, 0.68 MB )
- General Codes ( PDF, 0.73 MB )
- Definitions ( PDF, 0.4 MB )
Contents - adopted version
CairnsPlan Table of Contents (45.6 KB)
Consolidated CairnsPlan 2009 Chapter 9 Contents.
Introduction (150.9 KB)
Consolidated CairnsPlan 2009 Chapter 9 - Intro.
Desired Environmental Outcomes (1.0 MB)
Consolidated CairnsPlan 2009 Chapter 2 - Desired Environmental Outcomes.
Planning for Districts (1.4 MB)
Consolidated CairnsPlan 2009 Chapter 3 Planning for Districts.
Codes (118.4 KB)
4.1 - 4.4 Consolidated CairnsPlan 2009 - Codes.
Planning Area Codes (392.9 KB)
4.5 Consolidated CairnsPlan 2009 - Planning Area Codes.
Overlay Codes (750.4 KB)
4.6 Consolidated CairnsPlan 2009 - Overlay Codes.
Land Use Codes (698.0 KB)
4.7 Consolidated CairnsPlan 2009 - Land Use Codes.
General Codes (748.0 KB)
4.8 Consolidated CairnsPlan 2009 - General Codes.
Definitions (414.5 KB)
Consolidated CairnsPlan 2009 Chapter 5 Definitions.