Online maps

Council provides maps to help residents wanting to build, plan for emergencies and find recreational and leisure activities and facilities. 

Maps are available either through online mapping tools or as easy-to-download PDF documents. 

These maps have been developed for the purposes specified. In most cases the maps come with a disclaimer explaining the extent of their use. By using the maps you agree to the terms and conditions of use as well as Council's Legal and Privacy statements.

Building and development

Planning Scheme

Interactive maps showing planning overlays from CairnsPlan, Cairns Regional Council's planning scheme. 

Go to planning scheme page


Interactive maps showing the location of utilities such as water, stormwater and sever services.

Go to utility services page

Aerial imagery

Aerial images of the Cairns Regional Council area stretching from Ellis Beach in the north to Mirriwini in the south.

Launch maps online

Emergency planning

Storm tide evacuation maps

PDF maps showing evacuation routes in the event of storm tide inundation in Cairns.

Go to evacuation maps

Flood maps

PDF maps showing possible flooding based on a one-in-a-100 year event. 

Go to flood maps


Public features

Locate pools, libraries, community halls, walking & shared paths, dog areas and more using Maps Online.. 

Launch maps online

Cycling and walking tracks

PDF maps of the extensive walking and cycling path network in the Cairns region

Go to Cycling and Walking page

Last updated: 24 April 2015