Planning and Development


The Environmental Services Department of Council, which includes planning and development, provides services to ensure that developments are initially appropriate and are maintained to acceptable standards to meet the overall aims of the Shire in the management of its resources.

The Environmental Services Department investigate and advise Council on development applications received by the Council for new developments.

Over the years, Council has not been afraid to challenge conventional thinking in respect of development where there are benefits to the area. Council encourages development and assists where possible.

Council's Environmental Services Department can be contacted by phoning 03 5884 3400.