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NOTICE OF DECISION DA/4417

Development Permit for a Material Change of Use

DESCRIPTION OF THE DEVELOPMENT

Approval Type:Development Permit for a Material Change of Use
Description of Proposal  

RDA/4417 – Material Change of Use for a Dwelling House (Erosion Prone Area) on Lot 62 on BS89 located at 31 Esplanade Quarantine Bay Cooktown 4895 

Decision: Approved in full with conditions - Development Approval DA/4417
Decision Date: 22 September 2021

                                              

APPLICABLE ASSESSMENT BENCHMARKS

Planning Scheme:

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

  • Flood and Other Coastal Hazards Overlay
Planning Regulation 2017

No part of the 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.


OTHER RELEVANT MATTERS

In assessing the application, Cook Shire Council had regard to the site being located within the Erosion Prone Area. The application was assessed against the Flood and Other Coastal Hazards Overlay Code to ensure that development does not increase the potential for flood damage on site or to other property and manages impacts on coastal processes. The proposed development was found to meet the overall purpose of the Code to minimise risk to people and property by siting the dwelling as close to the front boundary, and designing the structure with environmental pressures in mind. 

REASONS FOR THE DECISION

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 for a Dwelling House will have no adverse impact on the surrounding land uses. 

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