2021 Notices of Decision


Development Permit for Reconfiguring a Lot


Approval Type:DA/4199 - Development Permit for Reconfiguring a Lot
Development Description    Reconfiguration of a Lot One (1) into Two (2) Lots 
Site Description: Lot 1 RP744512 located at 285 Jensens Crossing Road
Decision: Approved in full with conditions
Decision Date: 8 December 2020



Planning Scheme:

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

    • Reconfiguring a Lot Code;
    • Rural Zone Code;
    • Bushfire Hazard Overlay Code;
    • Biodiversity Overlay Code; and
    • Works, Services & 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.


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

    Although the proposed lot sizes are well below the lot requirements of Schedule 1 of the Reconfiguring a Lot Code, it has been considered in the assessment of this application that the proposed allotments meet the requirements of rural lifestyle allotments and that they are consistent with lot sizes in the surrounding locality.

    1. 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.

    2. The proposed development will have no detrimental impact on the surrounding land uses.

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