Planning Scheme Codes (Volume 4)
  • Last updated:
  • 11 Jul 2018

Volume 4 of the Maroochy Plan 2000 contains all the technical codes and standards  against which development is assessed. The document has been split to reduce file size.


1.  Introduction[59KB]  
1.1 Use of the Codes  
1.2 Presentation  
1.3  Codes are Applicable to Ongoing Uses  
2. General Land Use & Development Codes  
2.1  Environmental Management Codes  
  2.1.1 Code for Nature Conservation and Biodiversity[981KB]  
  Nature Conservation Strategy Map[2321KB]
  2.1.2 Code for Waterways and Wetlands[245KB]  
  Waterways Map[2141KB]
  Wetlands & Fish Habitat Areas  Map[3380KB]
  2.1.3 Code for Assessment and Management of Acid Sulphate Soils[107KB] Map[3611KB] 
  2.1.4 Code for Development on Steep or Unstable Land[1400KB]  

Steep Land


Landslip Hazard

  2.1.5 Code for Development in Water Resource Catchment Areas[149KB] Map[3126KB] 
  2.1.6 Code for Development in Bushfire Prone Areas[574KB] Map[2455KB]
  2.1.7 Code for Development in the Vicinity of the Sunshine Coast Airport[132KB]  

Obstacle Limitation Surface 


Obstacle Limitation Surface (detail) 


Runway Separation Distances 


Aviation Facility Sensitive Areas


Existing Noise Affected Areas 


Possible Future Noise Affected Areas 


Safety Zones

  2.1.8 Code for Protection of Extractive Resources[105KB] Map[3689KB]
2.2  Design Code for Community Safety and Security[177KB]  
2.3  Code for Landscaping Design[556KB]  
2.4  Code for Transport, Traffic and Parking[523KB]  
2.5  Operational Works Code[328KB]  
2.6 Heritage Conservation Code[161KB]  
2.7 Code for Integrated Water Management[157KB]  
2.8  Code for Erosion and Sediment Control[25KB]  


Codes for Rural Development and Use   
3.1  Codes for Agriculture and Animal Husbandry[377KB]  
3.2 Code for Development and Use of Intensive Animal Industries and Aquaculture[179KB]  
3.3 Code for Development and Use of Rural Service Industries[255KB]  
3.4 Code for Establishing Forestry Activities[705KB]  
4.  Codes For Residential Development and Use   
4.1  Code for the Development of Detached Houses and Display Homes[2102KB]  
  Residential driveways detail plan  Map[187KB]
  Rural driveways detail plan  Map[208KB]
4.2 Code for the Development and Use of Dual Occupancy[460KB]  
4.3 Code for Low-rise Multi-unit Residential Premises[624KB]
Queensland Residential Design Guidelines[2475KB]
4.4  Code for Multi-storey Residential Premises[696KB]  
4.5  Code for the Development and Use of Caravan and Relocatable Home Parks[229KB]  
4.6  Code for the Development and Use of Motels[228KB]  
4.7 Code for Home-based Business[432KB]  
4.8 Code for Bed and Breakfast Accommodation[320KB]  
4.9 Code for Caretaker’s Residence[282KB]  
4.10 Code for Retirement Villages and Residential Care Facilities[634KB]  
4.11  Code for Community Residence[35KB]  
5.  Codes for Commercial and Community Development and Use    
5.1  Code for Town and Village Centres[208KB]  
5.2  Code for Local Centres and General Stores[122KB]  
5.3  Code for Child Care Centres[367KB]  
5.4  Code for Outdoor Dining Areas[116KB]  
5.5  Code for Markets[113KB]  
5.6  Code for Mixed Use Premises[131KB]  
5.7  Code for Waste Management for Commercial and Community Uses[367KB]  
6.  Codes for Industrial Development and Use   
6.1  Code for Industries in Urban Areas[388KB]  
6.2  Code for Service Stations and Car Washing Stations[115KB]  
6.3  Code for Extractive Industry[119KB]  
7.  Local Area Codes   
7.1  Blackall Range Local Area Code[622KB]  
  Blackall Range Map  Map[2089KB]
7.2  Buderim Local Area Code[942KB]  
  Planning Area No. 6 Map[2976KB]
  Buderim Village Master Plan Map[367KB]
7.3  Code for Development in the Sippy Downs Town Centre[1494KB]  
  Sippy Downs District Structure Plan  Map[1153KB]
  Sippy Downs Township Structure Plan Map[1182KB]
  Sippy Downs Town Centre Precinct Plan and Street Layout  Map[1056KB]
7.4  Forest Glen Local Area Code[122KB] Map[1026KB]
7.6  Yandina East Industrial Local Area Code[2071KB]  
8.  Code for Reconfiguring Lots[516KB]  
9.  Other Codes  
9.1  Code for the Siting and Design of Advertisements[363KB]  
9.2  Code for Telecommunication Facilities[401KB]