Ipswich Planning Scheme
In accordance with the Queensland Government's local government boundary reforms, parts of the Ipswich City Council local government area became part of Scenic Rim Regional Council on 15 March 2008. Under the requirements of the Sustainable Planning Act 2009, Scenic Rim Regional Council now administers all development and land use planning within this area.
The version of the Ipswich Planning Scheme 2006 (incorporating amendments 1/2006 and 1/2007) is the version that had effect on 15 March 2008. A copy of this version is provided below:
Note: The version of the Ipswich Planning Scheme 2006 operating in the area administered by Ipswich City Council is different to the version of the Ipswich Planning Scheme 2006 operating in the Scenic Rim Regional Council area. Applicants should ensure they are using the correct version of the planning scheme when preparing their applications.
Amendment No. 1
On 24 June 2014, Scenic Rim Regional Council adopted the Priority Infrastructure Plan and Administrative Amendments for the Ipswich Planning Scheme 2006 recognised as Amendment Package No.1 in accordance with Section 117(1) of the Sustainable Planning Act 2009.
The planning scheme amendments have effect on and from 27 June 2014 (see Public Notice).
For any queries in relation to the Planning Scheme amendments, please contact (07) 5540 5435.
Amendment No. 2
On the 28 August 2012, Scenic Rim Regional Council adopted an administrative amendment to the Ipswich Planning Scheme 2006 (recognised as Amendment Package No. 2). The amendment is effective as of the 30 September 2012.
The purpose and general effect of the amendment is to remove an administrative error from the planning scheme. Specifically, the amendment removes land described as Lot 18 on RP893146, situated at 257 Gimpels Road, Mutdapilly from Schedule 2 – Character Places.
The following links provide access to the amendment package and associated documentation:
• Summary of Administrative Planning Scheme Amendment
• Ipswich Planning Scheme 2006, Amendment Package No. 2
• Report – Planning and Development Committee Meeting Agenda 21 August 2012
• Public Notice
Amendment No. 4
On 29 July 2014 Scenic Rim Regional Council adopted a Minor Amendment to the Ipswich Planning Scheme 2006 (recognised as Amendment No. 4). The planning scheme amendments have effect on and from 29 July 2014.
The purpose and general effect of the Minor Amendment is to incorporate the Scenic Rim Local Heritage Register into the Council's planning schemes by either updating or introducing a local heritage overlay which includes amended assessment tables, an overlay code and a map, where applicable.
For information about the Minor Amendment and the Scenic Rim Local Heritage Register, click here.
Temporary Local Planning Instrument 01/2016 (Flood Hazard) (TLPI)
On 21 November 2016, Scenic Rim Regional Council adopted the Temporary Local Planning Instrument 01/2016 under Section 117(3) of the Sustainable Planning Act 2009. The Temporary Local Planning Instrument will have effect on and from 12 December 2016 until 11 December 2017.
The Temporary Local Planning Instrument applies to the whole of the Scenic Rim Local Government Area and its purpose and general effect is to enhance the community’s resilience to flood hazard by:
a. Suspending the operation of specific provisions in the Beaudesert Shire Planning Scheme 2007, the Boonah Shire Planning Scheme 2006 and the Ipswich Planning Scheme 2006; and
b. Applying new provisions affecting the operation of the planning schemes for the Local Government Area that either update or introduce a flood hazard overlay map and code where relevant.
To view the Temporary Local Planning Instrument and further information about flooding click here