Planning schemes


Mackay Region Planning Scheme 2017

Information regarding the Mackay Region Planning Scheme 2017 version 4.0.

The Mackay Region Planning Scheme 2017 version 4.0 was adopted on April 13, 2022 and commenced on April 26, 2022.

Information regarding the proposed Temporary Local Planning Instrument 01/2023

Mackay Waterfront 

Mackay Waterfront PDA development scheme

Information regarding the Mackay Waterfront PDA development scheme and associated development assessment information.

The Mackay Waterfront PDA Development Scheme – amendment 1 was approved by the Minister for Economic Development Queensland on February 27, 2024 and commenced on March 1, 2024.


Amendments under preparation



Adopted planning scheme amendments


Superseded planning schemes

Contains superseded planning schemes, including:

  • Superseded versions of the Mackay Region Planning Scheme 2017 since July 24, 2017.
  • Superseded versions of planning scheme policies.
  • The three planning schemes that were superseded by the Mackay Region Planning Scheme 2017 on July 24, 2017

Infrastructure charges



Historic planning schemes

Copies of the historic planning documents and maps across the region