2021 Notices of Decision


Development Permit for Reconfiguring a Lot


Approval Type:Development Permit for Reconfiguring a Lot
Description of Proposal  

Reconfiguring a Lot – Access Easement on Lot 3 RP74748, Mulligan Highway Lakeland

Decision: Approved in full with conditions - Negotiated Development Approval DA/4390
Decision Date: 16 December 2021



Planning Scheme:

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

  • Rural Zone Code
  • Reconfiguring a Lot Code
  • Works, Services & Infrastructure Code
  • Biodiversity Overlay Code
  • Bushfire Hazard Overlay Code – Potential Impact Buffer
Planning Regulation 2017

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.


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 purpose of the application is to formalise the existing access track by creating an Access Easement to provide proper access to Lot 646 on SP113647. This directly supports outcome (e) of the Reconfiguring a Lot code which stipulates that lots are provided with the appropriate level of infrastructure to meet user requirements.

  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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