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.
|Ballina Shire Growth Management Strategy (2012)||
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).
|Ballina Shire Bulky Goods Retailing Investigation (2011)||Identifies trends and issues associated with bulky goods retailing in the shire.|
|Ballina Shire Affordable Housing Strategy (2010)||Outlines Council's approach to affordable housing in Ballina Shire.|
|People, Place, Prosperity: A Framework for a more sustainable Ballina Shire 2025 (2006)||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.|
|Ballina Retail Strategy (2003)||Outlines Council's planning strategy for retail development in the shire.|
Page updated October 2012