Shire Wide Strategic Plans and Policies
Council has a number of shire-wide strategic plans and policies that provide the framework for Council's consideration of broad land use planning issues and long term planning.
Incorporating the Comprehensive Koala Plan of Management (CKPoM), the strategy seeks to achieve a self-sustaining long-term koala population in Ballina Shire by providing a common framework for consideration of koalas in relation to development.
Emphasises strengthening the visibility of our local cultural attributes and the opportunities for both Council and the community to develop and hold cultural activity across our Shire.
Documents Council's framework for managing population and employment growth in Ballina Shire, with respect to residential, commercial and industrial development opportunities, over the planning period of 2012-2031.
The Department of Planning & Infrastructure has endorsed the strategy (letter dated May 2013), with the exception of land at North Ballina located opposite Richmond Christian College on the old Pacific Highway (Tamarind Drive).
Outlines Council's approach to affordable housing in Ballina Shire.
The purpose of the Ballina Shire Sustainability Strategy 2025 (BSSS) is to distil the social, environmental and economic aspirations of the shire community into a vision for sustainability and a plan of implementation to 2025. Council’s current Community Strategic Plan 2010/25 incorporates the foundations of the Sustainability Framework.
Outlines Council's planning strategy for retail development in the shire.
Page updated August 2014