Planning scheme and policies
Bundaberg Regional Council Planning Scheme 2015
The Bundaberg Regional Council Planning Scheme 2015 sets out the blueprint for future growth and development of the Bundaberg Region.
Amenity and Aesthetics Policy
Adopted by Council on 31 October 2017, the Amenity and Aesthetics and Building Work involving Removal or Rebuilding Policy (November) 2017 affects building work involving particular Class 1a (dwelling houses) and Class 10 buildings and structures (e.g. domestic sheds and carports) by including requirements that seek to limit the potential for adverse impacts from such development on the amenity and character of the surrounding area.
Charges Resolution (No.1) 2018
Council, at its Ordinary Meeting held 24 April 2018, adopted Charges Resolution (No. 1) 2018 for the purposes of setting infrastructure charges under the Planning Act 2016. With the amendment of Council’s Planning Scheme to include a Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP), it was necessary for Council to update its charges resolution to align and comply with the Planning Act 2016, especially to remove references to the Priority Infrastructure Plan (PIP) and replace them with references to the new LGIP.
Temporary Local Planning Instrument
View Council's Temporary Local Planning Instruments, including: -
- Temporary Local Planning Instrument 1/2018 – Protection of the Mon Repos Turtle Conservation Area
- Temporary Local Planning Instrument 2/2018 – Cordalba to Wallaville Cane Railway Infrastructure
- Temporary Local Planning Instrument 1/2019 - Bargara Building Height and Sea Turtle Sensitive Area
Flood Hazard Resolution
Council has declared flood hazard areas by resolution under the Building Act 1975 – flood hazard mapping is available here (PDF version) or on Council’s interactive mapping. For more information, visit Council's Building and Planning Flood information page.
Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP)
Council, at its Ordinary Meeting held 24 April 2018, adopted an amendment to its Planning Scheme to include its new Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP). This LGIP amendment (i.e. superseded Planning Scheme [version 4.0]) was gazetted on 4 May 2018 and commenced on 7 May 2018. View information about Council’s Local Government Infrastructure Plan here.
Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works
The current version of the Planning Scheme is Version 4.1. This includes the most recent amendment that was made to Council’s Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works. This amendment was adopted by Council at its Ordinary Meeting held 25 June 2019, and commenced on 1 July 2019 (see gazette notice).
The Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works sits within Schedule 6.3 of the Bundaberg Regional Council Planning Scheme 2015. View more information about the Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works here.
Local Heritage Places
Superseded Planning Schemes
A superseded planning scheme is created every time a new planning scheme, or planning scheme amendment is gazetted. View Council’s superseded planning schemes.