Planning Scheme Definitions for Fee Calculator
  • Last updated:
  • 03 Jul 2019

Building works

(a) means—

  1. building, repairing, altering, underpinning (whether by vertical or lateral support), moving or demolishing a building or other structure, or
  2. works regulated under the building assessment provisions, or
  3. excavating or filling for, or incidental to, the activities stated in subparagraph (i), or
  4. excavating or filling that may adversely affect the stability of a building or other structure, whether on the premises on which the building or other structure is situated or on adjacent premises, or
  5. supporting (vertically or laterally) premises for activities stated in subparagraph (i), and

(b) for a Queensland heritage place, includes—

  1. altering, repairing, maintaining or moving a built, natural or landscape feature on the place, and
  2. excavating, filling or other disturbances to premises that damage, expose or move archaeological artifacts, as defined under the Heritage Act, on the place, and
  3. altering, repairing or removing artifacts that contribute to the place’s cultural heritage significance (furniture or fittings, for example), and
  4. altering, repairing or removing building finishes that contribute to the place’s cultural heritage significance (paint, wallpaper or plaster, for example), and

(c) does not include undertaking—

  1. operations of any type and all things constructed or installed that allow taking or interfering with water under the Water Act 2000, or
  2. tidal works, or
  3. works for reconfiguring a lot.

Material change of use

of premises, means any of the following that a regulation made under section 284(2)(a) does not prescribe to be minor change of use—

  1. the start of a new use of the premises
  2. the re-establishment on the premises of a use that has been abandoned
  3. a material increase in the intensity or scale of the use of the premises.

Operational works

means work, other than building work or plumbing or drainage work, in, on, over or under premises that materially affects premises or the use of premises.

Reconfiguring a Lot

means—

  1. creating lots by subdividing another lot, or
  2. amalgamating 2 or more lots, or
  3. rearranging the boundaries of a lot by registering a plan of subdivision under the Land Act or Land Title Act, or
  4. dividing land into parts by agreement rendering different parts of a lot immediately available for separate disposition or separate occupation, other than by an agreement that is—

    i. a lease for a term, including renewal options, not exceeding 10 years, or

    ii. an agreement for the exclusive use of part of the common property for a community titles scheme under the Body Corporate and Community Management Act 1997, or

  5. creating an easement giving access to a lot from a constructed road.

Charge Type

Adult store - Code

Adult store - Impact

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. 

Example:      Sex shop

Use does not include the following examples:- Shop, newsagent, registered pharmacist or video hire, where the primary use of these are concerned with:- 

  • the sale, display or hire of printed or recorded matter (not of a sexually explicit nature); or  the sale or display of underwear or lingerie; or 
  • the sale or display of an article or thing primarily concerned with or used in association with a medically recognised purpose.

Agricultural supplies store - Code

Agricultural supplies store – Impact

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. 

Use does not include the following examples:- Bulk landscape supplies, garden centre, outdoor sales, wholesale nursery

Air services - Code

Air services - Impact

Premises used for any of the following:- 

  • the arrival and departure of aircraft; 
  • the housing, servicing, refuelling, maintenance and repair of aircraft; 
  • the assembly and dispersal of passengers or goods on or from an aircraft; 
  • any ancillary activities directly serving the needs of passengers and visitors to the use; 
  • associated training and education facilities; and 
  • aviation facilities. 

Example:  Airport, airstrip, helipad, public or private airfield

Animal husbandry – Code

Animal husbandry - Impact
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.

Example:  Cattle studs, grazing of livestock (including poultry), non-feedlot dairying

Use does not include the following examples:- Animal keeping, intensive animal industry, aquaculture, feedlots, piggeries

Animal keeping - Code

Animal keeping - Impact

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.

Example:  Aviaries, catteries, kennels, stables, wildlife refuges

Use does not include the following examples:- Aquaculture, cattle studs, domestic pets, feedlots, grazing of livestock, non-feedlot dairying, piggeries, poultry meat and egg production, animal husbandry

Aquaculture - Code

Aquaculture - Impact
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.

Example: Pond farms, tank systems, hatcheries, raceway system, rack and line systems, sea cages

Use does not include the following examples:-  Intensive animal industry

Bar - Code

Bar - Impact
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 includeancillary sale of food for consumption on the premises and entertainment activities.

Use does not include the following examples:- Clubhotelnightclub entertainment facility, tavern.

Bulk landscape supplies - Code

Bulk landscape supplies - Impact
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.

Use does not include the following examples:- Garden centreoutdoor saleswholesale nursery

Caretaker’s accommodation - Code

Caretaker’s accommodation - Impact
dwelling provided for a caretaker of a non-residential use on the same premises.

Use does not include the following examples:- Dwelling house

Car wash - Code

Car wash - Impact
Premises primarily used for commercially cleaning motor vehicles by an automatic or partly automatic process.

Use does not include the following examples:- Service station

Cemetery - code

Cemetery - Impact
Premises used for interment of bodies or ashes after death.

Example:  Burial ground, crypt, columbarium, lawn cemetery, pet cemetery, mausoleum

Use does not include the following examples:- Crematoriumfuneral parlour

Child care centre - Code

Child care centre - Impact
Premises used for minding, education and care, but not residence, of children.

Example:  Crèche, early childhood centre, kindergarten, outside hours school care

Use does not include the following examples:- Educational establishment, home based child care, family day care

Club - Code

Club - Impact
Premises used by persons associated for social, literary, political, sporting, athletic or other similar purposes for social interaction or entertainment. The use may include theancillary preparation and service of food and drink.

Example:  Club house, guide and scout clubs, surf lifesaving club, RSL club, bowls club

Use does not include the following examples:- Hotelnightclub entertainment facilityplace of worshiptheatre

Community care centre - Code

Community care centre - Impact
Premises used to provide social support where no accommodation is provided. Medical care may be provided but is ancillary to the primary use.

Example:  Disability support services, drop in centre, respite centre, integrated Indigenous support centre

Use does not include the following examples:- Child care centre, family day care, home based child care, health care servicesresidential care facility

Community residence - Code

Community residence - Impact
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.

Example:  Hospice

Use does not include the following examples:- Dwelling housedwelling unitresidential care facilityrooming accommodationshort-term accommodation

Community use - Code

Community use - Impact
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.

Example:  Public art gallery, community centre, community hall, library, museum

Use does not include the following examples:- Cinema, clubhotelnightclub  entertainment facilityplace of worship

Crematorium - Code

Crematorium - Impact
Premises used for the cremation or aquamation of bodies.

Use does not include the following examples:- Cemetery

Cropping - Code

Cropping – Impact
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.

Example:  Fruit, nut, vegetable and grain production, forestry for wood production, fodder and pasture production, plant fibre production, sugar cane growing, vineyard

Use does not include the following examples:- Permanent plantationsintensive horticulturerural industry

Dual occupancy - Code

Dual occupancy - Impact

Premises containing two dwellings on one lot (whether or not attached) for separate households.

Example:  Duplex

Use does not include the following examples:- Dwelling housemultiple dwelling

Dwelling house - Code

Dwelling house - Impact
A residential use of premises for one household that contains a single dwelling. The use includes out-buildings and works normally associated with a dwelling house and may include a secondary dwelling.

Use does not include the following examples:- Caretaker’s accommodationdual occupancyrooming accommodationshort-term accommodation, student accommodation,multiple dwelling

Dwelling unit - Code

Dwelling unit - Impact
A single dwelling within premises containing non-residential use(s).

Example:  ’Shop-top’ apartment

Use does not include the following examples:- Caretaker’s accommodationdwelling house

Educational establishment - Code

Educational establishment - Impact

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.

Example:  Pre-preparatory, preparatory and primary school, secondary school, special education, college, university, technical institute, outdoor education centres

Use does not include the following examples:- Child care centre, home based child care, family day care

Emergency services - Code

Emergency services – Impact

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.

Example:  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

Use does not include the following examples:- Community usehospitalresidential care facility

Environment facility - Code

Environment facility - Impact

Facilities used for the conservation, interpretation and appreciation of areas of environmental, cultural or heritage value

Example:  Nature based attractions, environmental education facilities.

Extractive industry - Code

Extractive industry - Impact

Premises used for the extraction and/or processing of extractive resources and associated activities, including their transportation to market.

Example:  Quarry

Food and drink outlet - Code

Food and drink outlet - Impact

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.

Example:  Bistro, café, coffee shop, drive-through facility, kiosk, milk bar, restaurant, snack bar, take-away, tea room

Use does not include the following examples:- Barclubhotelshoptheatrenightclub entertainment facility

Function facility - Code

Function facility - Impact

Premises used for conducting receptions or functions that may include the preparation and provision of food and liquor for consumption on site.

Example:  Conference centre, reception centre

Use does not include the following examples:- Community usehotel

Funeral parlour - Code

Funeral parlour - Impact

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.

Use does not include the following examples:- Cemeterycrematoriumplace of worship

Garden centre - Code

Garden centre - Impact

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.

Example:  Retail plant nursery

Use does not include the following examples:- Bulk landscape supplieswholesale nurseryoutdoor sales

Hardware and trade supplies - Code

Hardware and trade supplies - Impact

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.

Use does not include the following examples:- Shopshowroomoutdoor sales, warehouse

Health care services - Code

Health care services - Impact

Premises for medical, paramedical, alternative therapies and general health care and treatment of persons that involves no overnight accommodation.

Example:  Dental clinics, medical centres, natural medicine practices, nursing services, physiotherapy clinic

Use does not include the following examples:- Community care centrehospital

High impact industry - Code

High impact industry - Impact

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:-

* potential for significant impacts on sensitive land uses due to offsite emissions including aerosol, fume, particle, smoke, odour and noise;

* potential for significant offsite impacts in the event of fire, explosion or toxic release;

* generates high traffic flows in the context of the locality or the road network;

* generates a significant demand on the local infrastructure network;

* the use may involve night time and outdoor activities;

* on-site controls are required for emissions and dangerous goods risks.

Example:  See Table SC1.1.3 (Industry thresholds).

Use does not include the following examples:- Low impact industrymedium impact industryresearch and technology industryservice industryspecial industry

Home based business - Code

Home based business - Impact

dwelling used for a business activity where subordinate to the residential use.

Example:  Bed and breakfasthome office, home based childcare, home based studio for creative industries

Use does not include the following examples:- Hobby, officeshopwarehousetransport depot

Hospital - Code

Hospital - Impact

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.

Use does not include the following examples:- Health care servicesresidential care facility

Hotel - Code

Hotel - Impact

Premises used primarily to sell liquor for consumption.  The use may include short-term accommodation, dining and entertainment activities and facilities.

Example:  Pub, tavern

Use does not include the following examples:- Nightclub entertainment facility

Indoor sport and recreation - Code

Indoor sport and recreation - Impact

Premises used for leisure, sport or recreation conducted wholly or mainly indoors.

Example:  Amusement parlour, bowling alley, gymnasium, squash courts, enclosed tennis courts

Use does not include the following examples:- Cinema, hotelnightclub entertainment facilitytheatre

Intensive animal industry - Code

Intensive animal industry - Impact

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.

Example:  Feedlots, piggeries, poultry and egg production (other than grazing of poultry)

Use does not include the following examples:- Animal husbandry, aquaculture, drought feeding, milking sheds, shearing sheds, weaning pens

Intensive horticulture - Code

Intensive horticulture - Impact

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.

Example:  Greenhouse and shade house plant production, hydroponic farms, mushroom farms

Use does not include the following examples:- Wholesale nursery

Low impact industry - Code

Low impact industry - Impact

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:-

* negligible impacts on sensitive land uses due to offsite emissions including aerosol, fume, particle, smoke, odour and noise;

* minimal traffic generation and heavy-vehicle usage;

* demands imposed upon the local infrastructure network consistent with surrounding uses;

* the use generally operates during the day (e.g. 7am to 6pm);

* offsite impacts from storage of dangerous goods are negligible;

the use is primarily undertaken indoors.

Example:  See Table SC1.1.3 (Industry thresholds).

Use does not include the following examples:- High impact industrymedium impact industryresearch and technology industryservice industryspecial industry

Major electricity infrastructure - Code

Major electricity infrastructure - Impact

All aspects of development for either the transmission grid or electricity supply networks as defined under the Electricity Act 1994.  The use may include ancillarytelecommunication facilities.

Example:  Powerlines greater than 66kV

Use does not include the following examples:- Minor electricity infrastructuresubstation

Major sport, recreation and entertainment facility - Code

Major sport, recreation and entertainment facility - Impact

Premises with large scale built facilities designed to cater for large scale events including major sporting, recreation, conference and entertainment events.

Example:  Convention and exhibition centres, entertainment centres, sports stadiums, horse racing

Use does not include the following examples:- Indoor sport and recreation, local sporting field, motor sport facilityparkoutdoor sport and recreation

Marine industry - Code

Marine industry - Impact

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.

Example:  Boat building, boat storage, dry dock

Use does not include the following examples:- Marina

Market - Code

Market - Impact

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.

Example:  Flea market, farmers market, car boot sales

Use does not include the following examples:- Shoproadside stall

Medium impact industry - Code

Medium impact industry - Impact

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:-

* potential for noticeable impacts on sensitive land uses due to offsite emissions including aerosol, fume, particle, smoke, odour and noise;

* potential for noticeable offsite impacts in the event of fire, explosion or toxic release;

* generates high traffic flows in the context of the locality or the road network;

* generates an elevated demand on the local infrastructure network;

* onsite controls are required for emissions and dangerous goods risks;

* the use is primarily undertaken indoors;

* evening or night activities are undertaken indoors and not outdoors.

Example:  See Table SC1.1.3 (Industry thresholds).

Use does not include the following examples:- High impact industrylow impact industryresearch and technology industry, service industry, special industry

Motor sport facility - Code

Motor sport facility - Impact

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.

Example:  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

Use does not include the following examples:- Major sport, recreation and entertainment facilityoutdoor sport and recreation

Multiple dwelling - Code

Multiple dwelling - Impact

Premises that contain three or more dwellings for separate households.

Example:  Apartments, flats, units, townhouses, row housing, triplex

Use does not include the following examples:- Rooming accommodationdual occupancy, duplex, granny flat, residential care facilityretirement facility

Nature-based tourism - Code

Nature-based tourism - Impact

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:-

* maintain a nature based focus or product;

* promote environmental awareness, education and conservation;

* carry out sustainable practices.

Example:  Environmentally responsible accommodation facilities including lodges, cabins, huts and tented camps

Use does not include the following examples:- Environment facility

Nightclub entertainment facility - Code

Nightclub entertainment facility - Impact       

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.

Use does not include the following examples:- Clubhotel, tavern, pub, indoor sport and recreationtheatre, concert hall

Office - Code

Office - Impact

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:-

* business or professional advice;

* service of goods that are not physically on the premises;* office based administrative functions of an organisation.

Example:  Administration building, bank, real estate agent, town planning consultant

Use does not include the following examples:- Home based businessshopoutdoor sales

Outdoor sales - Code

Outdoor sales - Impact

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.

Example:  Agricultural machinery sales yard, motor vehicles sales yard

Use does not include the following examples:- Bulk landscape suppliesmarket

Outdoor sport and recreation - Code

Outdoor sport and recreation - Impact

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.

Example:  Driving range, golf course, swimming pool, tennis courts, football ground, cricket oval

Use does not include the following examples:- Major sport, recreation and entertainment facilitymotor sport facilityparkcommunity use

Park - Code

Park - Impact

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.

Example:  Park

Use does not include the following examples:- Tourist attractionoutdoor sport and recreation

Parking station - Code

Parking station - Impact

Premises used for parking vehicles where the parking is not ancillary to another use.

Example:  Car park, ‘park and ride’, bicycle parking

Permanent plantation - Code

Permanent plantation - Impact

Premises used for growing plants not intended to be harvested.

Example:  Permanent plantations for carbon sequestration, biodiversity or natural resource management

Use does not include the following examples:- Forestry for wood production, biofuel production

Place of worship - Code

Place of worship - Impact

Premises used by an organised group for worship and religious activities.  The use may include ancillary facilities for social, educational and associated charitable events.

Example:  Church, chapel, mosque, synagogue, temple

Use does not include the following examples:- Community use, child care centre, funeral parlourcrematorium

Port services - Code

Port services - Impact

Premises used for the following:-

* the arrival and departure of vessels;


* any ancillary activities directly serving the needs of passengers and visitors or the housing, servicing, maintenance and repair of vessels.

Example:  Marina, ferry terminal

Use does not include the following examples:- Landing

Relocatable home park - Code

Relocatable home park - Impact

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.

Use does not include the following examples:- Tourist park

Renewable energy facility - Code

Renewable energy facility - Impact

Premises used for the generation of electricity or energy from renewable (naturally reoccurring) sources.

Example:  Solar farm, wind farm, tidal power

Use does not include the following examples:- Wind turbine or solar panels supplying energy to domestic or rural activities on the same site

Research and technology industry - Code

Research and technology industry - Impact

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.

Example:  Aeronautical engineering, computer component manufacturing, medical laboratories, computer server facility

Use does not include the following examples:- High impact industrylow impact industrymedium impact industryservice industryspecial industry

Residential care facility - Code

Residential care facility - Impact

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.

Example:  Convalescent home, nursing home

Use does not include the following examples:- Community residencedwelling housedual occupancyhospitalmultiple dwellingretirement facility

Resort complex - Code

Resort complex - Impact

Premises used for tourist and visitor short-term accommodation that include integrated leisure facilities such as:-

* restaurants and bars;

* meeting and function facilities;

* sporting and fitness facilities;

* staff accommodation;

* transport facilities directly associated with the tourist facility such as a ferry terminal and air services.

Example:  Island resort

Retirement facility - Code

Retirement facility - Impact

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.

Example:  Retirement village

Use does not include the following examples:- Residential care facility

Roadside stall - Code

Roadside stall - Impact

Premises used for the roadside display and sale of goods in rural areas.

Example:  Produce stall

Use does not include the following examples:- Market

Rooming accommodation - Code

Rooming accommodation - Impact

Premises used for the accommodation of one or more households where each resident:-

* has a right to occupy one or more rooms;

* does not have a right to occupy the whole of the premises in which the rooms are situated;

* may be provided with separate facilities for private use;

* may share communal facilities or communal space with one or more of the other residents.

The use may include:-

* rooms not in the same building on-site; or

* provision of a food or other service; or

* on-site management or staff and associated accommodation.

Example:  Boarding house, hostel, monastery, off-site student accommodation

Use does not include the following examples:- Hospice, community residencedwelling houseshort-term accommodationmultiple dwelling

Rural industry - Code

Rural industry - Impact

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.

Example:  Packing shed

Use does not include the following examples:- Intensive animal husbandry, intensive horticultureroadside stallwholesale nurserywinery, abattoir, agricultural supplies store

Rural workers accommodation - Code

Rural workers accommodation - Impact

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.

Example:  Farm workers accommodation

Use does not include the following examples:- Short-term accommodationcaretaker’s accommodationdual occupancydwelling house, nature or rural based tourist accommodation, non-resident workers accommodation, multiple dwellings.

Sales office - Code

Sales office - Impact

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 dwellingor structure.

Example:  Display dwelling

Use does not include the following examples:- Bank, office

Service industry - Code

Service industry - Impact

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.

Example:  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

Use does not include the following examples:- High impact industrylow impact industrymedium impact industryresearch and technology industryspecial industry

Service station - Code

Service station - Impact

Premises used for the sale of fuel including petrol, liquid petroleum gas, automotive distillate and alternative fuels.  The use may include, where ancillary, a shopfood and drink outlet, maintenance, repair servicing and washing of vehicles, the hire of trailers, and supply of compressed air.

Use does not include the following examples:- Car wash

Shop - Code

Shop - Impact

Premises used for the display, sale or hire of goods or the provision of personal services or betting to the public.

Example:  Hairdresser, liquor store, department storediscount department store, discount variety stores, betting agencies, supermarketcorner store

Use does not include the following examples:- Adult storefood and drink outletshowroommarket

Shopping centre - Code

Shopping centre - Impact

Premises comprising two or more individual tenancies that is comprised primarily of shops, and that function as an integrated complex.

Short-term accommodation - Code

Short-term accommodation - Impact

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.

Example:  Motel, backpackers, cabins, serviced apartments, accommodation hotel, farm stay

Use does not include the following examples:- Hostel, rooming accommodationtourist park

Showroom - Code

Showroom - Impact

Premises used primarily for the sale of goods of a related product line that are of a size, shape or weight that requires:-

* a large area for handling, display or storage;

* direct vehicle access to the building by members of the public for loading and unloading items purchased or hired.

Example:  Bulky goods sales, motor vehicles sales showroom, bulk stationary supplies

Use does not include the following examples:- Food and drink outlet, shopoutdoor sales

Special industry - Code

Special industry - Impact

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:-

* potential for extreme impacts on sensitive land uses due to offsite emissions including aerosol, fume, particle, smoke, odour and noise;

* potential for extreme offsite impacts in the event of fire, explosion or toxic release;

* onsite controls are required for emissions and dangerous goods risks;

* the use generally involves night time and outdoor activities;

* the use may involve the storage and handling of large volumes of dangerous goods;

* requires significant separation from non-industrial uses.

Example:  See Table SC1.1.3 (Industry thresholds).

Use does not include the following examples:- Low impact industry, medium impact industryhigh impact industryresearch and technology industry, service industry

Substation - Code

Substation - Impact

Premises forming part of a transmission grid or supply network under the Electricity Act 1994, and used for:-

* converting or transforming electrical energy from one voltage to another; or

* regulating voltage in an electrical circuit; or

* controlling electrical circuits; or

* switching electrical current between circuits; or

* a switchyard; or

* communication facilities for “operating works” as defined under the Electricity Act 1994; and for workforce operational and safety communications.

Example:  Substations, switching yards

Use does not include the following examples:- Major electricity infrastructureminor electricity infrastructure

Telecommunications facility - Code

Telecommunications facility - Impact

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.

Example:  Telecommunication tower, broadcasting station, television station

Use does not include the following examples:- Aviation facility, “low-impact telecommunications facility” as defined under the Telecommunications Act 1997

Theatre - Code

Theatre - Impact

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.

Example:  Cinema, movie house, concert hall, dance hall, film studio, music recording studio

Use does not include the following examples:- Community hall, hotelindoor sport and recreation facility, temporary film studio

Tourist attraction - Code

Tourist attraction - Impact

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.

Example:  Theme park, zoo

Use does not include the following examples:- Hotelmajor sport, recreation and entertainment facilitynightclub entertainment facility

Tourist park - Code

Tourist park - Impact

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.

Example:  Camping groundcaravan park, holiday cabins

Use does not include the following examples:- Relocatable home parktourist attractionshort-term accommodation, non-resident workforce accommodation

Transport depot - Code

Transport depot - Impact

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.

Example:  Contractor’s depot, bus depot, truck yard, heavy machinery yard

Use does not include the following examples:- Home based businesswarehouselow impact industryservice industry

Utility installation - Code

Utility installation - Impact

Premises used to provide the public with any of the following services:-

* supply or treatment of water, hydraulic power or gas;

* sewerage, drainage or stormwater services;

* transport services including road, rail or water;

* waste management facilities; or

* network infrastructure.

The use includes maintenance and storage depots and other facilities for the operation of the use.

Example:  Sewerage treatment plant, mail depot, pumping station, water treatment plant

Use does not include the following examples:- Telecommunications tower, major electricity infrastructureminor electricity infrastructuresubstationrenewable energy facility,transport depot

Veterinary services - Code

Veterinary services - Impact

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.

Use does not include the following examples:- Animal keeping

Warehouse - Code

Warehouse - Impact

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.

Example:  Self storage sheds

Use does not include the following examples:- Hardware and trade suppliesoutdoor salesshowroomshop

Wholesale nursery - Code

Wholesale nursery - Impact

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.

Use does not include the following examples:- Bulk landscape suppliesgarden centre

Winery - Code

Winery - Impact

Premises used for manufacturing of wine, which may include the sale of wine manufactured on site.

Use does not include the following examples:- Rural industry