The CairnsPlan currently designates a number of character precincts and local heritage places across the City and surrounding suburbs. Council commissioned a Neighbourhood Character Study to undertake a detailed review of these precincts. In consultation with the community, the Study aimed to identify valued elements of the character of each of the precincts that should be retained and enhanced.
One of the key objectives of the Study was to clearly distinguish areas of heritage significance from areas of neighbourhood character significance. This will help to ensure that appropriate controls apply to these two different concepts.
For more information on the Character Study read the report in the related documents area and the character brochures listed below.