Planning scheme amendments are required from time to time to keep the CairnsPlan 2016 up to date and operating effectively.
Each time an amendment is adopted, a superseded planning scheme is created.
The table below provides a list of the amendments to the CairnsPlan 2016.
|Amendment title||Version||Description||Key dates|
|Amendment 1 of 2017 - Administrative ( PDF, 0.04 MB )||v1.1||The amendment integrates the Cairns Local Government Infrastructure Plan and corrects formatting, numbering, outdated terms and factual matters incorrectly stated in the planning scheme.||Adopted 28 June 2017|
Commenced 1 July 2017
|Amendment 2 of 2017 - Administrative ( PDF, 0.03 MB )||v1.2||The amendment removes Schedule 6 from the planning scheme and corrects formatting, numbering, cross-referencing, outdated terms and factual matters incorrectly stated in the planning scheme.||Adopted 6 December 2017|
Commenced 11 December 2017
|Local Government Infrastructure Plan Interim Amendment 1 of 2018 and|
CairnsPlan 2016 Amendment 1 of 2019 – Administrative
( PDF, 0.1 MB )
|v1.3||The amendment integrates the Cairns Local Government Infrastructure Plan Interim Amendment and corrects formatting, numbering, outdated terms and factual matters incorrectly stated in the planning scheme.||Adopted 10 April 2019|
Commenced 15 April 2019
|Amendment 2 of 2019 - Qualified State Interest Amendment ( PDF, 0.12 MB )||v2.0|
This amendment integrates the outcomes of the Advertising Devices Policy Review 2019 and amends the types of advertising devices regulated under the planning scheme.
|Adopted 28 August 2019|
Commenced 9 September 2019
|Amendment 3 of 2019 - Minor Amendment ( PDF, 0.05 MB )||v2.1||This amendment updates Table 184.108.40.206.b — Minimum immunity (floor levels) for development in the flood and inundation risk category to be consistent with the applicability of the Building Assessment Provisions to Building Works||Adopted 23 October 2019 Commenced 11 November 2019|