Planning Agreements

Planning Agreements Policy

On 15 December 2009 Council adopted a policy that became effective on 4 January 2010 and was updated in May 2014. The current version became effective on 25 May 2021 and is supported by a Procedure.

In February 2021, the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment released a Planning Note on Planning Agreements. The Practice Note provides detailed guidance on the negotiation, administration and making of planning agreements.

Planning Agreements Register

A planning agreement is an agreement entered into by a planning authority and a developer to enable public benefits with a development.

The register is a record of planning agreements from 1 January 2021.