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Development Permit for Material Change of Use


Approval Type:DA/4259 - Development Permit for Material Change of Use
Development Description     Material Change of Use for Transport Depot and Non Residential Workforce Accommodation – 24 and 25 Lankelly Drive, Coen
Site Description:

Lot 4 SP117602 and Lot 2 MPH3011

Decision: Approved in full with conditions
Decision Date: 9 February 2021



Planning Scheme:

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

  • Planning Scheme Strategic Framework;
  • Rural Zone Code;
  • Township Zone;
  • Biodiversity Overlay Code;
  • Bushfire Hazard Overlay Code;
  • Parking and Access Code;
  • Works, Services, and Infrastructure code.
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.


No submissions were received during the notification period.


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

  1. The proposed development will contribute to the local government authority’s presence and operations in the Coen area, which is the second largest township of the Shire and is considered as the service centre for the northern region of the Shire.
  2. An assessment was made against the relevant Cook Shire Council Planning Scheme 2017 codes as well as the Strategic Framework and the proposed development demonstrated compliance.
  3. The proposed development will have no negative impacts on surrounding land parcels or residents.

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