Local Government plays an important role in planning for future development for all sections of the community and in supporting efficient and effective economic, social and environmental outcomes.
Our goals in the planning and development policy area are to:
- Maintain the primacy of Local Government in land use planning and management
- Achieve a statewide strategic framework that informs local and regional decision-making and facilitates integrated outcomes
- Advocate Local Government views on the built environment and land use planning to government to achieve suitable legislative and policy reform
- Planning Legislation
- Building Regulation
- Forestry and Marine Farm Planning