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Far North Queensland Regional Plan 2009-2031

The Far North Queensland Regional Plan 2009-2031 is the over-arching plan for the region and operates in conjunction with other statutory planning tools including:

The statutory plan must be followed by state agencies and local governments in their planning and when assessing development.

As well as adopting the plan's policies, each local council is required to amend its planning scheme to align with the FNQ Regional Plan.

The plan applies to five local government areas:

The Far North Queensland Regional Plan 2009-2031 was developed under the Integrated Planning Act 1997 and remains current under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009.

Download the plan

To order a printed copy contact the department’s regional office.