Minor Amendment – Insert Open Space Planning Scheme Policy To Mackay Region Planning Scheme 2017

On November 28, 2018, council resolved to adopt Minor Amendment – Insert Open Space Planning Scheme Policy into the Mackay Region Planning Scheme 2017. The amendment commenced under the Mackay Region Planning Scheme Version 2.1 on 5 December 2018.

The purpose and general effect of the Minor Amendment was to insert the Open Space Planning Scheme Policy into the Mackay Region Planning Scheme 2017. A full list of amendments can be viewed here.

A standalone copy of the Planning Scheme Policy 16.6 Open Space can be viewed here. The policy is included as Schedule 6.16 of the Mackay Region Planning Scheme 2017, the latest version of which can be viewed online here.

The planning scheme policy sets desired standards for provision of open space and recreation parks, including minimum requirements for their size, performance and embellishments.

If you require further information in relation to the policy or the minor amendment, please contact Council’s Strategic Planning Program on 1300 622 529 or email strategic.planning@mackay.qld.gov.au.