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Hinchinbrook Shire Planning Scheme 2005

The Purpose for a Planning Scheme

In accordance with the Integrated Planning Act 1997 (IPA), the local government for Hinchinbrook Shire has prepared this planning scheme as a framework for managing development in a way that advances the purpose of the IPA by:

  • identifying assessable and self-assessable development; and
  • identifying outcomes sought to be achieved in the local government area as the context for assessing development

Click to View: Hinchinbrook Shire Planning Scheme 2005

Approved by the Minister under the Intergrated Planning Act 1997. This documentation is placed for the public to view and use it as a tool for comparison between the old planning scheme and the new planning scheme.


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