Town Planning Town Planning

To lodge an application, you will require forms available on the Queensland Government DLGIP webpage.

If you wish, you can arrange a pre-lodgement meeting by contacting Council's Town Planning Officers.

Our storm tide maps are located here.

Town Planning Infrastructure Charges Resolution to apply to new development applications received after July 1, 2015.

New Cook Shire Council Planning Scheme 2017

The new Cook Shire Council Planning Scheme 2017 was adopted by Council on November 22, 2016. The new planning scheme will commence to take effect from February 1, 2017. Please refer to the current 2007 planning scheme prior to the commencement date, available below. Copies of statutory notices are available for download here: the Queensland Government Gazette and the Cooktown Local News

You can access the 2007 Cook Shire Council Planning Scheme and the Planning Scheme Maps (see below for the maps).