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Assessable development requires an application to be made to Council and require a development decision to be issued. There are two levels of assessment for assessable development:
The level of assessment required for a development is determined by the assessment tables in the planning scheme. Common types of assessable development applications are further detailed below.
A 'Material Change of Use' application is required when there is:
Please refer to the assessment tables in the planning scheme to determine the type of land use and the level of assessment.
A 'Reconfiguring a Lot' development application is required when:
Please refer to the planning scheme to ascertain Council minimum lot sizes and road frontages.
An 'Operational Work' development application is required when:
A 'Building Work Assessable Under the Planning Scheme' application does not involve a Material Change of Use, but involves a building project which does not meet the standards required by the Hinchinbrook Shire Planning Scheme 2016, and needs to be assessed.