The Central Highlands Regional Council currently has four current IPA Planning Schemes that are in force over the former local government land areas of Bauhinia, Duaringa, Emerald and Peak Downs. The Planning Schemes are statutory documents that set out Council’s intention for each areas future development. They contain information about the zoning of land, identify specific criteria for development in constrained areas and detail the provisions that relate to the development of land uses.
This web site contains a copy of each of the Superseded IPA Planning Schemes that have applied since the gazettal of the IPA Planning Scheme (Ammendment No. 2) for former Shire of Emerald that is with the Minister pending gazettal in early 2013.
The superceded, current and proposed Adopted Infrastructure Charges Resolutions that apply to the four planning schemes can be accessed via the link below.
Note: Adopted Infrastructure Charges Resolutions (No. 5) 2011 shall be replaced by Adopted Infrastructure Charges Resolutions (No. 6) 2012 at midnight 1 January 2013.
If you need to identify which of the four planning scheme applies to a particular site within the CHRC area please refer to the locality map.
To view and download available Planning Scheme documents please Click Here.