Rockhampton Region Planning Scheme

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The Rockhampton Region Planning Scheme commenced on Monday 24 August 2015. The Planning Scheme is Council’s most important tool for guiding the Region’s future growth and development. Prepared to provide a consistent approach to land use planning throughout the region the Rockhampton Region Planning Scheme replaced the Fitzroy Shire, Mount Morgan Shire and Rockhampton City Planning Schemes.

View and search the Rockhampton Region Planning Scheme through Council's online planning service, Rock e Plan. Rock e Plan provides an online planning and development service to view and search the current and previous versions of the Rockhampton Region Planning Scheme and interactive Planning Scheme Mapping.

Rockhampton Region Planning Scheme Table of Amendments 

 Date of   adoption 

 Planning   scheme   version   number

 Amendment   type

 Summary of amendments

 3 July 2017

 Version 1.1

Alignment Amendment

  • Align with new terminology under the Planning Act 2016;  
  • Strategic framework reflected within the relevant codes (zone, development and overlay codes) for code assessment;  
  • Editing, removing of duplication, updating outdated documents and the like; and  
  • Removal of the development application requirements planning scheme policy.

 24 August   2015

 Version 1 

 Original  planning scheme

 

  • Prepared to provide a consistent approach for land use planning throughout the region. The Rockhampton Region Planning Scheme replaced the Fitzroy Shire, Mount Morgan Shire and Rockhampton City Planning Schemes.

Rockhampton Region Planning Scheme Major Amendment

Rockhampton Regional Council has commenced a major amendment to the Rockhampton Region Planning Scheme. Under section 18 of the Planning Act 2016, Council is undertaking a tailored process for the major amendment and has been forwarded to the Minister for State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning for final review.  Council considered submissions received during the public consultation stage on 6 August 2019.  Download a copy of the Community Consultation Submission Report(PDF, 2MB) here.

The steps for undertaking the major amendment are outlined below:

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Superseded Planning Schemes

The Rockhampton Region Planning Scheme replaced the Fitzroy Shire, Mount Morgan Shire and Rockhampton City Planning Schemes.

View the Superseded Planning Schemes .