Proposed Planning Scheme Policy Amendment - Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works

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Update: The submission period for the proposed amendment to the Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme 2014, relating to the Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works has ended and a consultation report will be made available once all submissions have been reviewed and summarised.


Council invited your feedback on the proposed amendment to the Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works.

The Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works supports the implementation of the Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme 2014, by providing advice about achieving the outcomes in the relevant Planning Scheme code and providing guidance on the design and construction of infrastructure works.

The purpose and general effect of the proposed amendment to the Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works is to:-

  1. update the standards, specifications and procedures to guide the design, construction and delivery of new development asset infrastructure and works, including roads, stormwater, landscaping and recreation infrastructure;
  2. update references and guidelines in the planning scheme policy;
  3. delete redundant water and sewer specifications;
  4. include a new section for the delivery of local parks; and
  5. make other consequential or administrative amendments.

The proposed amendment was subject to public consultation from Monday, 2 November to Friday, 4 December 2020.

The Public Notice (PDF 871KB) was published on 31 October 2020.

View the proposed amendment

The proposed amendment and explanatory material can be downloaded and viewed below.

During the consultation period, a printed copy of the proposed amendment and explanatory material can be viewed and/or purchased at Council’s Development Information Counter at 10 First Avenue, Maroochydore and is also available for viewing at Council’s administration buildings in Nambour and Caloundra, and at Council's libraries.

Contact us

For further information, please contact Council’s Strategic Planning Branch on (07) 5420 8953 or email planningscheme@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.

Update: The submission period for the proposed amendment to the Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme 2014, relating to the Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works has ended and a consultation report will be made available once all submissions have been reviewed and summarised.


Council invited your feedback on the proposed amendment to the Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works.

The Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works supports the implementation of the Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme 2014, by providing advice about achieving the outcomes in the relevant Planning Scheme code and providing guidance on the design and construction of infrastructure works.

The purpose and general effect of the proposed amendment to the Planning Scheme Policy for Development Works is to:-

  1. update the standards, specifications and procedures to guide the design, construction and delivery of new development asset infrastructure and works, including roads, stormwater, landscaping and recreation infrastructure;
  2. update references and guidelines in the planning scheme policy;
  3. delete redundant water and sewer specifications;
  4. include a new section for the delivery of local parks; and
  5. make other consequential or administrative amendments.

The proposed amendment was subject to public consultation from Monday, 2 November to Friday, 4 December 2020.

The Public Notice (PDF 871KB) was published on 31 October 2020.

View the proposed amendment

The proposed amendment and explanatory material can be downloaded and viewed below.

During the consultation period, a printed copy of the proposed amendment and explanatory material can be viewed and/or purchased at Council’s Development Information Counter at 10 First Avenue, Maroochydore and is also available for viewing at Council’s administration buildings in Nambour and Caloundra, and at Council's libraries.

Contact us

For further information, please contact Council’s Strategic Planning Branch on (07) 5420 8953 or email planningscheme@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au.