Minor amendment 3 and Administrative amendment 5

On June 12, 2019, council resolved to adopt Minor amendment 3 and Administrative amendment 5 to the Mackay Region Planning Scheme 2017 (planning scheme).

These amendments will be incorporated into Version 2.2 of the Mackay Region Planning Scheme 2017 which will commence on June 17, 2019.

A full list of the amendments made is available here.

Minor amendment 3

The purpose of Minor amendment 3 is to:

  • Amend the Flood and coastal hazard overlay – flood hazard maps to reflect new flood mapping; and
  • Reflect updated SPP mapping; and
  • Reference the Mackay Waterfront PDA Development Scheme.

The changes to the flood hazard overlay mapping reflect two flood studies that have been adopted by council:

Property owners affected by changes to flood hazard mapping are required to be notified. Letters have been sent to property owners affected by these changes. A FAQ has been prepared which may answer common questions related to the amended flood hazard mapping. See the FAQ about the amended flood hazard overlay mapping.

Administrative amendment 5

The purpose of Administrative amendment 5 is to:

  • Update wording around the Mackay Waterfront PDA;
  • Update explanatory information and effective from dates for overlay maps; and
  • Correct errors in spelling, grammar, numbering and cross references; and
  • Update version numbers.