- Use definitions have a specific meaning for the purpose of the planning scheme.
- Any use not listed in Table SC1.1.2 column 1 is an undefined use.
Note—Development comprising a combination of defined uses is not considered to be an undefined use.
- A use listed in Table SC1.1.2 column 1 has the meaning set out beside that term in column 2.
- The use definitions listed here are the definitions used in this planning scheme.
- Column 3 of Table SC1.1.2 identifies examples of the types of that are consistent with the use identified in column 1.
- Column 4 of Table SC1.1.2 identifies examples of activities that are not consistent with the use identified in column 1.
- Columns 3 and 4 of Table SC1.1.2 are not exhaustive lists.
- Uses listed in Table SC1.1.2 columns 3 and 4 which are not listed in column 1 form part of the definition.
|Column 1 |
|Column 2 |
|Column 3 |
|Column 4 |
Does not include the following examples
|Adult Store||Premises used as a shop where the primary purpose is for the display or sale of sexually explicit materials, products and devices associated with or used in a sexual practice or activity.||Sex shop||Shop, newsagent, registered pharmacist or video hire, where the primary use of these are concerned with: |
|Agricultural supplies store||Premises used for the sale of agricultural products and supplies including agricultural chemicals and fertilisers, seeds, bulk veterinary supplies, farm clothing, saddlery, animal feed and irrigation materials||Bulk landscape supplies, garden centre, outdoor sales, wholesale nursery|
|Air services||Premises used for any of the following: ||Airport, airstrip, helipad, public or private airfield|
|Animal husbandry|| |
Premises used for production of animals or animal products on either native or improved pastures or vegetation.
The use includes ancillary yards, stables and temporary holding facilities and the repair and servicing of machinery.
|Cattle studs, grazing of livestock, non-feedlot dairying||Animal keeping, intensive animal industry, aquaculture, feedlots, piggeries|
|Animal keeping||Premises used for boarding, breeding or training of animals. |
The use may include ancillary temporary or permanent holding facilities on the same site and ancillary repair and servicing of machinery
|Aviaries, catteries, kennels, stables, wildlife refuge||Aquaculture, cattle studs, domestic pets, feedlots, grazing of livestock, non-feedlot dairying, piggeries, poultry meat and egg production, animal husbandry|
|Aquaculture||Premises used for the cultivation of aquatic animals or plants in a confined area that may require the provision of food either mechanically or by hand.||Pond farms, tank systems, hatcheries, raceway system, rack and line systems, sea cages||Intensive animal industry|
Premises used primarily to sell liquor for consumption on the premises and that provides for a maximum capacity to seat sixty persons at any one time.The use may include ancillary sale of food for consumption on the premises and entertainment activities.
|Club, hotel, nightclub entertainment facility, tavern|
|Brothel||Premises made available for prostitution by two or more prostitutes at the premises.||Adult store, club, nightclub entertainment facility, shop|
|Bulk landscape supplies||Premises used for bulk storage and sale of landscaping and gardening supplies, which may include soil, gravel, potting mix and mulch, where the majority of materials sold from the premises are not in pre-packaged form.||Garden centre, outdoor sales, wholesale nursery|
|Caretaker’s accommodation||A dwelling provided for a caretaker of a non-residential use on the same premises.||Dwelling house|
|Car wash||Premises primarily used for commercially cleaning motor vehicles by an automatic or partly automatic process.||Service station|
|Cemetery||Premises used for interment of bodies or ashes after death.||Burial ground, crypt, columbarium, lawn cemetery, pet cemetery, mausoleum||Crematorium, funeral parlour|
|Child care centre||Premises used for minding, education and care, but not residence, of children.||Crèche, early childhood centre, kindergarten, outside hours school care||Educational establishment, home based child care, family day care|
Premises used by persons associated for social, literary, political, sporting, athletic or other similar purposes for social interaction or entertainment.
The use may include the ancillary preparation and service of food and drink.
|Club house, guide and scout clubs, surf lifesaving club, RSL, bowls club||Hotel, nightclub entertainment facility, place of worship, theatre|
|Community care centre||Premises used to provide social support where no accommodation is provided. Medical care may be provided but is ancillary to the primary use.||Disability support services, drop in centre, respite centre, integrated Indigenous support centre||Child care centre, family day care, home based child care, health care services, residential care facility|
|Community residence|| |
Any dwelling used for accommodation for a maximum of six persons who require assistance or support with daily living needs, share communal spaces and who may be unrelated.
The use may include a resident support worker engaged or employed in the management of the residence.
|Hospice||Dwelling house, dwelling unit, residential care facility, rooming accommodation, short-term accommodation|
|Community use||Premises used for providing artistic, social or cultural facilities and community support services to the public and may include the ancillary preparation and provision of food and drink.||Art gallery, community centre, community hall, library, museum||Cinema, club, hotel, nightclub entertainment facility, place of worship|
|Crematorium||Premises used for the cremation or aquamation of bodies.||Cemetery|
Premises used for growing plants or plant material for commercial purposes where dependent on the cultivation of soil.
The use includes harvesting and the storage and packing of produce and plants grown on the site and the ancillary repair and servicing of machinery used on the site.
|Fruit, nut, vegetable and grain production, forestry for wood production, fodder and pasture production, plant fibre production, sugar cane growing, vineyard||Permanent plantations, intensive horticulture, rural industry|
|Detention facility||Premises used for the confinement of persons committed by a process of law.||Prison, detention centre|
|Dual occupancy||Premises containing two dwellings, each for a separate household, and consisting of: ||Duplex, two dwellings on a single lot (whether or not attached), two dwellings within one single community title scheme under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997, two dwellings within the one body corporate to which the Building Units and Group Title Act 1980 continues to apply||Dwelling house, multiple dwelling|
|Dwelling house|| |
A residential use of premises for one household that contains a single dwelling.
The use includes domestic outbuildings and works normally associated with a dwelling and may include a secondary dwelling.
|Caretaker’s accommodation, dual occupancy, rooming accommodation, short-term accommodation, student accommodation, multiple dwelling|
|Dwelling unit||A single dwelling within a premises containing non-residential use(s).||‘Shop-top’ apartment||Caretaker’s accommodation, Dwelling house|
|Educational establishment|| |
Premises used for training and instruction designed to impart knowledge and develop skills.
The use may include outside hours school care for students or on-site student accommodation
|Pre-preparatory, preparatory and primary school, secondary school, special education, college, university, technical institute, outdoor education centres||Child care centre, home based child care, family day care|
|Emergency services||Premises used by government bodies or community organisations to provide essential emergency services or disaster management services including management support facilities for the protection of persons, property and the environment.||State emergency service facility, ambulance station, rural fire brigade, auxiliary fire and rescue station, urban fire and rescue station, police station, emergency management support facility, evacuation centres||Community use, hospital, residential care facility|
|Environment facility||Facilities used for the conservation, interpretation and appreciation of areas of environmental, cultural or heritage value.||Nature-based attractions, walking tracks, seating, shelters, boardwalks, observation decks, bird hides|
|Extractive industry||Premises used for the extraction and/or processing of extractive resources and associated activities, including their transportation to market.||Quarry|
|Food and drink outlet||Premises used for preparation and sale of food and drink to the public for consumption on or off the site. The use may include the ancillary sale of liquor for consumption on site||Bistro, café, coffee shop, drive-through facility, kiosk, milk bar, restaurant, snack bar, take-away, tea room||Bar, club, hotel, shop, theatre, nightclub entertainment facility|
|Function facility||Premises used for conducting receptions or functions that may include the preparation and provision of food and liquor for consumption on site.||Conference centre, reception centre||Community use, hotel|
|Funeral parlour|| |
Premises used to arrange and conduct funerals, memorial services and the like, but do not include burial or cremation.
The use includes a mortuary and the storage and preparation of bodies for burial or cremation.
|Cemetery, crematorium, place of worship|
|Garden centre|| |
Premises used primarily for the sale of plants and may include sale of gardening and landscape products and supplies where these are sold mainly in pre-packaged form.
The use may include an ancillary food and drink outlet.
|Retail plant nursery||Bulk landscape supplies, wholesale nursery, outdoor sales|
|Hardware and trade supplies||Premises used for the sale, display or hire of hardware and trade supplies including household fixtures, timber, tools, paint, wallpaper, plumbing supplies and the like.||Shop, showroom, outdoor sales and warehouse|
|Health care services||Premises for medical, paramedical, alternative therapies and general health care and treatment of persons that involves no overnight accommodation.||Dental clinics, medical centres, natural medicine practices, nursing services, physiotherapy clinic||Community care centre, hospital|
|High impact industry||Premises used for industrial activities that include the manufacturing, producing, processing, repairing, altering, recycling, storing, distributing, transferring or treating of products and have one or more of the following attributes: || |
Abattoirs, concrete batching plant, boiler making and engineering and metal foundry
Note – additional examples may be shown in SC1.1.2 industry thresholds.
|Tanneries, rendering plants, oil refineries, waste incineration, manufacturing or storing explosives, power plants, manufacturing fertilisers, service industry, low impact industry, medium impact industry, special industry|
|Home based business||A dwelling used for a business activity where subordinate to the residential use.||Bed and breakfast, home office, home based child care||Hobby, office, shop, warehouse, transport depot|
|Hospital||Premises used for medical or surgical care or treatment of patients whether or not involving overnight accommodation. The use may include ancillary accommodation for employees and ancillary activities directly serving the needs of patients and visitors.||Health care services, residential care facility|
Premises used primarily to sell liquor for consumption.
The use may include short-term accommodation, dining and entertainment activities and facilities.
|Pub, tavern||Nightclub entertainment facility|
|Indoor sport and recreation||Premises used for leisure, sport or recreation conducted wholly or mainly indoors.||Amusement parlour, bowling alley, gymnasium, squash courts, enclosed tennis courts||Cinema, hotel, nightclub entertainment facility, theatre|
|Intensive animal industry|| |
Premises used for the intensive production of animals or animal products in an enclosure that requires the provision of food and water either mechanically or by hand.
The use includes the ancillary storage and packing of feed and produce.
|Feedlots, piggeries, poultry and egg production||Animal husbandry, aquaculture, drought feeding, milking sheds, shearing sheds, weaning pens|
|Intensive horticulture|| |
Premises used for the intensive production of plants or plant material on imported media and located within a building or structure or where outdoors, artificial lights or containers are used.
The use includes the storage and packing of produce and plants grown on the subject site.
|Greenhouse and shade house plant production, hydroponic farms, mushroom farms||Wholesale Nursery|
|Landing||A structure for mooring, launching, storage and retrieval of vessels where passengers embark and disembark.||Boat ramp, jetty, pontoon||Marina|
|Low impact industry||Premises used for industrial activities that include the manufacturing, producing, processing, repairing, altering, recycling, storing, distributing, transferring or treating of products and have one or more of the following attributes: || |
Repairing motor vehicles, fitting and turning workshop
Note – additional examples may be shown in SC1.1.2 industry thresholds
|Panel beating, spray painting or surface coating, tyre recycling, drum re-conditioning, wooden and laminated product manufacturing, service industry, medium impact industry, high impact industry, special industry|
All aspects of development for either the transmission grid or electricity supply networks as defined under the Electricity Act 1994.
The use may include ancillary telecommunication facilities.
|Powerlines greater than 66kV||Minor electricity infrastructure, substation|
|Major sport, recreation and entertainment facility||Premises with large scale built facilities designed to cater for large scale events including major sporting, recreation, conference and entertainment events.||Convention and exhibition centres, entertainment centres, sports stadiums, horse racing||Indoor sport and recreation, local sporting field, motor sport, park, outdoor sport and recreation|
|Marine industry|| |
Premises used for waterfront based marine industries involved in any activity relating to the manufacturing, storage, repair or servicing of vessels and maritime infrastructure.
The use may include the provision of fuel and disposal of waste.
|Boat building, boat storage, dry dock||Marina|
Premises used for the sale of goods to the public on a regular basis, where goods are primarily sold from temporary structures such as stalls, booths or trestle tables.
The use may include entertainment provided for the enjoyment of customers.
|Flea market, farmers market, car boot sales||Shop, roadside stall|
|Medium impact industry||Premises used for industrial activities that include the manufacturing, producing, processing, repairing, altering, recycling, storing, distributing, transferring or treating of products and have one or more of the following attributes: || |
Spray painting and surface coating, wooden and laminated product manufacturing (including cabinet making, joining, timber truss making or wood working)
Note – additional examples may be shown in SC1.1.2 industry thresholds.
|Concrete batching, tyre manufacturing and retreading, metal recovery (involving a fragmentiser), textile manufacture, chemically treating timber and plastic product manufacture, service industry, low impact industry, high impact industry, special industry|
|Motor sport facility||Premises used for organised or recreational motor sports whether on or off-road, which may include permanent, temporary or informal provision for spectators and other supporting uses.||Go-karting, lawn mower race tracks, trail bike parks, 4WD and all terrain parks, motocross tracks, off road motorcycle facility, motorcycle or car race tracks||Major sport, recreation and entertainment facility, outdoor sport and recreation|
|Multiple dwelling||Premises containing three or more dwellings for separate households.||Apartments, flats, units, townhouses, row housing, triplex||Rooming accommodation, dual occupancy, duplex, granny flat, residential care facility, retirement facility|
|Nature-based tourism|| |
The use of land or premises for a tourism activity, including tourist and visitor short-term accommodation, that is intended for the conservation, interpretation and appreciation of areas of environmental, cultural or heritage value, local ecosystem and attributes of the natural environment.
Nature-based tourism activities typically:
|Environmentally responsible accommodation facilities including lodges, cabins, huts and tented camps||Environment facility|
|Nightclub entertainment facility|| |
Premises used to provide entertainment, which may include cabaret, dancing and music.
The use generally includes the sale of liquor and food for consumption on site.
|Club, hotel, tavern, pub, indoor sport and recreation, theatre, concert hall|
|Non-resident workforce accommodation|| |
Premises used to provide accommodation for non-resident workers.The use may include provision of recreational and entertainment facilities for the exclusive use of residents and their visitors.
|Contractor’s camp, construction camp, single person’s quarters, temporary workers’ accommodation||Relocatable home park, short-term accommodation, tourist park|
|Office||Premises used for an administrative, secretarial or management service or the practice of a profession, where no goods or materials are made, sold or hired and where the principal activity provides for one or more of the following: ||Bank, real estate agent, administration building||Home based business, home office, shop, outdoor sales|
|Outdoor sales||Premises used for the display, sale, hire or lease of products where the use is conducted wholly or predominantly outdoors and may include construction, industrial or farm plant and equipment, vehicles, boats and caravans. The use may include ancillary repair or servicing activities and sale or fitting of accessories.||Agricultural machinery sales yard, motor vehicles sales yard||Bulk landscape supplies, market|
|Outdoor sport and recreation|| |
Premises used for a recreation or sport activity that is carried on outside a building and requires areas of open space and may include ancillary works necessary for safety and sustainability.
The use may include ancillary food and drink outlet(s) and the provision of ancillary facilities or amenities conducted indoors such as changing rooms and storage facilities.
|Driving range, golf course, swimming pool, tennis courts, football ground, cricket oval||Major sport, recreation and entertainment facility, motor sport, park, community use|
Premises used for cultural and/or recreational activities undertaken by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The use provides for intermittent short stay and/or long-term camping.The use may involve permanent low scale built infrastructure
|Indigenous camp site||Dwelling house, hostel, multiple dwelling, relocatable home park, short-term accommodation, tourist park|
Premises accessible to the public generally for free sport, recreation and leisure, and may be used for community events or other community activities.
Facilities may include children’s playground equipment, informal sports fields and ancillary vehicle parking and other public conveniences.
|Urban common||Tourist attraction, outdoor sport and recreation|
|Parking station||Premises used for parking vehicles where the parking is not ancillary to another use.||Car park, ‘park and ride’, bicycle parking|
|Permanent plantation||Premises used for growing plants not intended to be harvested.||Permanent plantations for carbon sequestration, biodiversity or natural resource management||Forestry for wood production, biofuel production|
|Place of worship|| |
Premises used by an organised group for worship and religious activities.
The use may include ancillary facilities for social, educational and associated charitable activities.
|Church, chapel, mosque, synagogue, temple||Community use, child care centre, funeral parlour, crematorium|
|Port services||Premises used for the following: ||Marina, ferry terminal||Landing|
|Relocatable home park|| |
Premises used for relocatable dwellings (whether they are permanently located or not) that provides long-term residential accommodation.
The use may include a manager’s residence and office, ancillary food and drink outlet, kiosk, amenity buildings and the provision of recreation facilities for the exclusive use of residents.
|Renewable energy facility||Premises used for the generation of electricity or energy from renewable (naturally reoccurring) sources.||Solar farm, wind farm, tidal power||Wind turbine or solar panels supplying energy to domestic or rural activities on the same site|
|Research and technology industry|| |
Premises used for innovative and emerging technological industries involved in research design, manufacture, assembly, testing, maintenance and storage of machinery, equipment and components.
The use may include emerging industries such as energy, aerospace, and biotechnology.
|Aeronautical engineering, computer component manufacturing, medical laboratories, computer server facility|
|Residential care facility||A residential use of premises for supervised accommodation where the use includes medical and other support facilities for residents who cannot live independently and require regular nursing or personal care.||Convalescent home, nursing home||Community residence, dwelling house, dual occupancy, hospital, multiple dwelling, retirement facility|
|Resort complex||Premises used for tourist and visitor short-term accommodation that include integrated leisure facilities including: ||Island resort|
|Retirement facility|| |
A residential use of premises for an integrated community and specifically built and designed for older people.
The use includes independent living units and may include serviced units where residents require some support with health care and daily living needs.
The use may also include a manager’s residence and office, food and drink outlet, amenity buildings, communal facilities and accommodation for staff.
|Retirement village||Residential care facility|
|Roadside stall||Premises used for the roadside display and sale of goods in rural areas.||Produce stall||Market|
|Rooming accommodation|| |
Premises used for the accommodation of one or more households where each resident:
The use may include:
|accommodation||house, short-term accommodation, multiple dwelling|
|Rural industry|| |
Premises used for storage, processing and packaging of products from a rural use.
The use includes processing, packaging and sale of products produced as a result of a rural use where these activities are ancillary to a rural use on or adjacent to the site.
|Packing shed||Intensive animal husbandry, intensive horticulture, roadside stall, wholesale nursery, winery, abattoir, agricultural supply store|
|Rural workers’ accommodation||Any premises used as quarters for staff employed in the use of land for rural purposes, such as agriculture, intensive animal husbandry and forestry, conducted on a lot in the same ownership whether or not such quarters are self-contained.||Farm workers’ accommodation||Short-term accommodation, caretaker’s accommodation, dual occupancy, dwelling house, nature or rural based tourist accommodation, non-resident workforce accommodation, multiple dwelling|
|Sales office|| |
The temporary use of premises for displaying a land parcel or buildings that can be built for sale or can be won as a prize.
The use may include a caravan or relocatable dwelling or structure.
|Display dwelling||Bank, office|
|Service industry||Premises used for industrial activities that have no external air, noise or odour emissions from the site and can be suitably located with other non-industrial uses.||Audio visual equipment repair, film processing, bicycle repairs, clock and watch repairs, computer repairs, dry cleaning, hand engraving, jewellery making, laundromat, locksmith, picture framing, shoe repairs, tailor||Small engine mechanical repair workshop, cabinet making, shop fitting, sign writing, tyre depot, low impact industry, medium impact industry, high impact industry, special industry|
|Service station|| |
Premises used for the sale of fuel including petrol, liquid petroleum gas, automotive distillate and alternative fuels.
The use may include, where ancillary, a shop, food and drink outlet, maintenance, repair servicing and washing of vehicles, the hire of trailers, and supply of compressed air.
|Shop||Premises used for the display, sale or hire of goods or the provision of personal services or betting to the public.||Hairdresser, liquor store, department store, discount department store, discount variety stores, betting agencies, supermarket, corner store||Adult store, food and drink outlet, showroom, market|
|Shopping centre||Premises comprising two or more individual tenancies that is comprised primarily of shops, and that function as an integrated complex.|
|Short-term accommodation|| |
Premises used to provide short-term accommodation for tourists or travellers for a temporary period of time (typically not exceeding three consecutive months) and may be self-contained.
The use may include a manager’s residence and office and the provision of recreation facilities for the exclusive use of visitors.
|Motel, backpackers accommodation, cabins, serviced apartments, hotel, farm stay||Hostel, rooming accommodation, tourist park|
|Showroom||Premises used primarily for the sale of goods of a related product line that are of a size, shape or weight that requires: ||Bulky goods sales, motor vehicles sales showroom, bulk stationary supplies||Food and drink outlet, shop, outdoor sales|
|Special industry||Premises used for industrial activities that include the manufacturing, producing, processing, repairing, altering, recycling, storing, distributing, transferring or treating of products and have one or more of the following attributes: || |
Tanneries, rendering plants, oil refineries, waste incineration, manufacturing or storing explosives, power plants, manufacturing fertilisers
Note – additional examples may be shown in SC1.1.2 industry thresholds.
|Low impact industry, medium impact industry, high impact industry, service industry|
|Substation||Premises forming part of a transmission grid or supply network under the Electricity Act 1994, and used for: ||Substations, switching yards||Major electricity infrastructure, minor electricity infrastructure|
|Telecommunications facility||Premises used for systems that carry communications and signals by means of radio, including guided or unguided electromagnetic energy, whether such facility is manned or remotely controlled.||Telecommunication tower, broadcasting station, television station||Aviation facility, ‘low-impact telecommunications facility’ as defined under the Telecommunications Act 1997|
Premises used for presenting movies, live entertainment or music to the public and may include provision of food and liquor for consumption on the premises.
The use may include the production of film or music, including associated ancillary facilities, which are associated with the production, such as sound stages, wardrobe and laundry facilities, makeup facilities, set construction workshops, editing and post-production facilities.
|Cinema, movie house, concert hall, dance hall, film studio, music recording studio||Community hall, hotel, indoor sport and recreation facility, temporary film studio|
|Tourist attraction||Premises used for providing on- site entertainment, recreation or similar facilities for the general public. The use may include provision of food and drink for consumption on site.||Theme park, zoo||Hotel, major sport, recreation and entertainment facility, nightclub entertainment facility|
|Tourist park|| |
Premises used to provide for accommodation in caravans, self-contained cabins, tents and similar structures for the public for short term holiday purposes.
The use may include, where ancillary, a manager’s residence and office, kiosk, amenity buildings, food and drink outlet, or the provision of recreation facilities for the use of occupants of the tourist park and their visitors, and accommodation for staff.
|Camping ground, caravan park, holiday cabins||Relocatable home park, tourist attraction, short-term accommodation, non-resident workforce accommodation|
|Transport depot||Premises used for the storage, for commercial or public purposes, of more than one motor vehicle. The use includes premises for the storage of taxis, buses, trucks, heavy machinery and uses of a like nature. The term may include the ancillary servicing, repair and cleaning of vehicles stored on the premises.||Contractor’s depot, bus depot, truck yard, heavy machinery yard||Home based business, warehouse, low impact industry, service industry|
|Utility installation|| |
Premises used to provide the public with the following services:
The use includes maintenance and storage depots and other facilities for the operation of the use.
|Sewerage treatment plant, mail depot, pumping station, water treatment plant||Telecommunications tower, major electricity infrastructure, minor electricity infrastructure, substation, renewable energy facility, transport depot|
|Veterinary services||Premises used for veterinary care, surgery and treatment of animals that may include provision for the short-term accommodation of the animals on the premises.||Animal keeping|
Premises used for the storage and distribution of goods, whether or not in a building, including self-storage facilities or storage yards.
The use may include sale of goods by wholesale where ancillary to storage.
The use does not include retail sales from the premises or industrial uses.
|Self-storage sheds||Hardware and trade supplies, outdoor sales, showroom, shop|
|Wholesale nursery|| |
Premises used for the sale of plants, but not to the general public, where the plants are grown on or adjacent to the site.
The use may include sale of gardening materials where these are ancillary to the primary use.
|Bulk landscape supplies, garden centre|
|Winery||Premises used for manufacturing of wine, which may include the sale of wine manufactured on site.||Rural industry|
- Defined uses listed in Table SC1.1 are able to be clustered into activity groups.
- An activity group listed in column 1 clusters the defined uses listed in column 2.
- An activity group is able to be referenced in Part 5.
- The activity groups listed here are the defined activity groups for the purpose of the planning scheme.
SC1.1.2 Industry thresholds
There are no industry thresholds for the planning scheme” or insert the following.
- Administrative definitions assist with the interpretation of the planning scheme but do not have a specific land use meaning.
- A term listed in Table SC1.2.2 column 1 has the meaning set out beside that term in column 2 under the heading.
- The administrative definitions listed here are the definitions for the purpose of the planning scheme.
|Column 1 |
|Column 2 |
|Adjoining premises||Premises that share all or part of a common boundary. A common boundary may be a single point such as a corner point.|
|Advertising device||Any permanent structure, device, sign or the like intended for advertising purposes. It includes any framework, supporting structure or building feature that is provided exclusively or mainly as part of the advertisement.|
|Affordable housing||Housing that is appropriate to the needs of households with low to moderate incomes.|
|Average width||In regard to a lot, the distance between the midpoints of the side boundaries of the lot.|
|Base date||The date from which a local government has estimated its projected infrastructure demands and costs.|
|Basement||A space that is situated between one floor level and the floor level next below where no part of the space projects more than 1m above ground level.|
|Boundary clearance||The shortest distance from the outermost projection of a structural part of the building or structure to the property boundary, including: |
|Building height||If specified: |
|Defined flood event (DFE)||For this planning scheme, this is the 1% annual exceedance probability (AEP) flood and is mapped in Schedule 2 – Flood mapping.|
|Defiined flood level (DFL)||The flood level associated with a defined flood event relative to the Australian Height Datum (AHD).|
|Demand unit||Demand units provide a standard of unit measurement to express demand on a trunk infrastructure network.|
|Development footprint||The location and extent of all development proposed on a site. This includes all buildings and structures, open space, all associated facilities, landscaping, on-site stormwater drainage, on-site wastewater treatment, all areas of disturbance, on-site parking, access and manoeuvring areas.|
|Domestic outbuilding||A Class 10a building, as defined in the Building Code of Australia, that is ancillary to a residential use on the same premises and is limited to non-habitable buildings for the purpose of a shed, garage and carport.|
A building or part of a building used or capable of being used as a self-contained residence that must include the following:
This term includes outbuildings, structures and works normally associated with a dwelling.
|Gross floor area||The total floor area of all storeys of a building (measured from the outside of the external walls or the centre of a common wall), other than areas used for the following: |
|Ground level||The level of the natural ground, or, where the level of the natural ground has been changed, the level as lawfully changed.|
|Household||An individual or a group of two or more related or unrelated people who reside in the dwelling, with the common intention to live together on a long-term basis and who make common provision for food or other essentials for living.|
|Minor building work||An alteration, addition or extension to an existing building(s) which results in an increase in the gross floor area of the building(s) of less than five per cent of the gross floor area of the existing building(s) or 50 square metres, whichever is the lesser.|
|Minor electricity infrastructure|| |
All aspects of development for an electricity supply network as defined under the Electricity Act 1994, (or for private electricity works that form an extension of, or provide service connections to properties from the network), if the network operates at standard voltages up to and including 66kV.
|Net developable area|| |
The area of land available for development. It does not include land that cannot be developed due to constraints such as acid sulfate soils, conservation land, flood affected land or steep slope.
Note – for the purpose of a local government infrastructure plan, net developable area is usually measured in hectares, net developable hectares (net dev ha).
|Netserv plan||A distributor-retailer’s plan about its water and wastewater networks and provision of water service and wastewater service pursuant to section 99BJ of the South East Queensland Water (Distribution and Retail Restructuring) Act 2009.|
|Non-resident workers|| |
Workers who reside in areas for extended periods when employed on projects directly associated with resource extraction, major industry, major infrastructure or rural uses, but have a permanent place of residence in another area.
This includes workers engaged in fly-in/fly-out or drive-in/drive-out arrangements.
|Outermost projection||The outermost projection of any part of a building or structure including, in the case of a roof, the outside face of the fascia, or the roof structure where there is no fascia, or attached sunhoods or the like, but does not include retractable blinds, fixed screens, rainwater fittings, or ornamental attachments.|
|Planning assumptions||Assumptions about the type, scale, location and timing of future growth.|
|Plot ratio||The ratio of gross floor area to the area of the site.|
|Projection area(s)||Area or areas within a local government area for which a local government carries out demand growth projections.|
|Secondary dwelling|| |
A dwelling used in conjunction with, and subordinate to, a dwelling house on the same lot.
A secondary dwelling may be constructed under a dwelling house, be attached to a dwelling house or be free standing.
|Service catchment|| |
An area serviced by an infrastructure network. An infrastructure network is made up of one or more service catchments. Service catchments are determined by the network type and how it has been designed to operate and provide service to the urban areas.
Note – for example:
|Setback||For a building or structure, the shortest distance measured horizontally from the outer most projection of a building or structure to the vertical projection of the boundary of the lot.|
|Site||Any land on which development is carried out or is proposed to be carried out whether such land comprises the whole or part of one lot or more than one lot if each of such lots is contiguous.|
|Site cover|| |
The proportion of the site covered by a building(s), structure(s) attached to the building(s) and carport(s), calculated to the outer most projections of the building(s) and expressed as a percentage.
The term does not include:
A space that is situated between one floor level and the floor level next above, or if there is no floor above, the ceiling or roof above, but not a space that contains only:
|Temporary use|| |
A use that is impermanent and may be irregular or infrequent that does not require the construction of a permanent building or the installation of permanent infrastructure or services.
Note – provisions for temporary use timeframes for defined uses may be provided in section for Local government administrative matters.
Editor’s note – it is recommended that local government use the ability under section for Local government administrative matters to further refine this definition for use in the local government area for defined uses.
|Ultimate development||The realistic extent of development anticipated to be achieved when a site (or projection area or infrastructure service catchment) is fully developed.|
|Urban purposes||For the purpose of local government infrastructure plans, urban purposes includes residential (other than rural residential), retail, commercial, industrial, community and government related purposes.|
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