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Best practice and information

View information that will assists councillors and council staff to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding to carry out their responsibilities and provide good governance

Environmental offsets and the planning framework

Guideline and fact sheets relating to the application of environmental offsets in the planning framework.

Priority Development Areas

Guidelines and practice notes outlining development standards in Priority Development Areas (PDAs)

Statutory guidelines for local governments

View statutory guidelines for local governments.

Statutory guidelines for planning

Current statutory guidelines for planning and development.

Sustainable Planning Act

Guidelines and fact sheets relating to changes to the planning and development system and development assessment.

Regional Planning Interests Act

Guidelines, forms and fact sheets relating to the RPI Act and how to make an assessment application for a regional interests development approval.