Council's draft planning scheme is the Zenadth Kes Planning Scheme.
The Planning Scheme assists us and the community by guiding where development takes place, such as houses, buildings and infrastructure.
There are different zones within the scheme and these include:
These zones were informed by a number of elements including:
The Township Zone identifies the best location for houses, shops, schools and infrastructure including a Township Expansion Precinct for future expansion of the town area.
The Township Expansion Precinct shows where future development can occur when there’s no space left in the Township area.
The Conservation and Environmental Management Zone shows the areas to be protected from development.
This is because those areas have been identified due to their biological diversity, ecological importance and importance to Ailan Kastom and traditional practices.
Whether a development application is required will depend on where the development is located.
For example, the township area may include:
The type of development may be categorised as a:
Development applications are assessed, sometimes requiring further information on:
If a person or corporation wants to build in the Conservation and Environmental Management Zone, they must apply for development approval.
This is because development may mean that the land will be used for a different purpose to that in the Planning Scheme (material change of use).
Approval may be provided if the development needs:
Conditions may be attached to developments in both the Township Zone and Environmental and Conservation Zone.
These may include:
To view the Zenadth Kes Planning Scheme please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org