Planning and Building

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As our Region grows, Council’s Planning unit provides development assessment, building and plumbing compliance and land use planning services to guide development within our community. 

Effective town planning ensures that:

  • Our community functions as efficiently and effectively as possible, making sure that the right type, scale and amount of development is built in the right places.
  • Buildings are constructed to correct standards, complement our climate and contribute to creating an aesthetically pleasing place to live.
  • We grow in the most financially viable way by making the best use of existing infrastructure for water and roads and identifying the required infrastructure for planned future growth areas.
  • Our unique history and natural environment are protected.

A range of tools, forms and information to assist with your property development, building or plumbing works can be found below.