Information about development plan amendments in general can be found on Consultation on amendments to development plans.
Amendments that have been initiated by the Minister but are not yet on public consultation are:
The Minister for Planning can initiate an amendment under the following circumstances:
The state planning agency undertakes the investigations for Minister initiated amendments, and consultation with the public is conducted by the Development Policy Advisory Committee (DPAC).
In some cases a Minister initiated amendment can be brought into immediate effect on a temporary, or interim, basis while the community is consulted. This measure is used when the Minister considers it necessary to ensure orderly and proper development in the area affected by the amendment.
Interim operation begins at the start of public consultation and can be in place for up to 12 months. During this time, all the policies proposed by the amendment are in effect. However, changes to the amendment can be made as a result of the consultation.
Guide to development plans and amendments - 660.2 KB
Development plan amendments initiated by the Minister - 214.3 KB
Development plan amendment process for council initiated DPAs - 12.5 KB
Development plan amendment processes for Minister initiated DPAs - 12.5 KB
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