2021 Notices of Decision
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Development Permit for a Material Change of Use


Approval Type:DA/4380 Development Permit for a Reconfiguration of Lot (Division by Lease - Leases B to F)
Development Description   

Lot 14 on C179114 - 80-84 Savage Street, Cooktown

Decision: Approved in full with conditions
Decision Date: 10 August 2021



Planning Scheme:

Cook Shire Council Planning Scheme 2017 (v2.0, 25 November 2019)

  • Reconfiguring a Lot Code
  • Low Density Residential Zone Code
  • Biodiversity Overlay Code
  • Bushfire Hazard Overlay Code, and the
  • Works, Services and Infrastructure Code
Planning Regulation 2017

No part of the change application required a referral to the State Assessment Referral Agency (SARA) under the Planning Regulation 2017. 

Regional Plan:  Cape York Regional Plan
State Planning Policy
(Part E):

All aspects of the State Planning Policy have been adequately reflected in the Cook Shire Council Planning Scheme 2017. Therefore assessment against the applicable Planning Scheme provisions will address any relevant State issues.


Cook Shire Council approved in full with conditions the application as it complied with the applicable assessment benchmarks. In particular:

  1. An assessment was made against the applicable assessment benchmarks and the proposed development demonstrated compliance.
  2. The proposed development involves the division of the site into five (5) leasehold lots (Lease B to Lease F) to formalise separate lease agreements over the existing dwellings for the purposes of public housing.

  3. It is not considered that the proposed development will have any adverse impacts on adjoining property or areas of ecological significance, nor cause any detriment to the amenity of the surrounding locality. 

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