Proposed Planning Scheme Amendment – Site Specific and Operational Matters


The submission period for the proposed amendment to the Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme 2014, relating to Site Specific and Operational Matters consultations has now ended.

The Public Notice was published on 28 July 2018.

The purpose of these amendments is to:

  1. amend the zones, overlays and/or precincts relating to a number of specific sites in the localities of Buderim, Chevallum, Dicky Beach, Eerwah Vale, Golden Beach, Kenilworth, Kunda Park, Landsborough, Little Mountain, Maleny, Mount Coolum, Pelican Waters, Witta, and Woombye;

  2. amend the zone and the Height of buildings and structures overlay for a number of specific sites relating to Educational establishments, Retirement facilities and Residential care facilities, in locations across the planning scheme area;

  3. reduce the number of building height increments in the Height of buildings and structures overlay, which applies to the entire planning scheme area, which will result in minor changes to the applicable building height limit for certain sites; and

  4. address other operational matters to improve the clarity and efficiency of the planning scheme.

View the proposed amendment

The proposed amendment documents can be viewed below:


The submission period for the proposed amendment to the Sunshine Coast Planning Scheme 2014, relating to Site Specific and Operational Matters consultations has now ended.

The Public Notice was published on 28 July 2018.

The purpose of these amendments is to:

  1. amend the zones, overlays and/or precincts relating to a number of specific sites in the localities of Buderim, Chevallum, Dicky Beach, Eerwah Vale, Golden Beach, Kenilworth, Kunda Park, Landsborough, Little Mountain, Maleny, Mount Coolum, Pelican Waters, Witta, and Woombye;

  2. amend the zone and the Height of buildings and structures overlay for a number of specific sites relating to Educational establishments, Retirement facilities and Residential care facilities, in locations across the planning scheme area;

  3. reduce the number of building height increments in the Height of buildings and structures overlay, which applies to the entire planning scheme area, which will result in minor changes to the applicable building height limit for certain sites; and

  4. address other operational matters to improve the clarity and efficiency of the planning scheme.

View the proposed amendment

The proposed amendment documents can be viewed below: