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27 May 2024


The Shire of Cranbrook is responsible for controlling land use and the positioning of all buildings. It is also responsible for ensuring building plans comply with the operative Town Planning Scheme, the Residential Design Codes, the Shire’s Policies and the Building Code of Australia.

It is important to note that planning approval may be required not only for new construction but also for a change in land use or establishing a new land use on a property.

To start the process for obtaining your planning approval download the checklist below;

Planning checklist

Should you have any queries regarding planning approvals and requirements, please contact the Shire’s Consultant Planning Officer, Liz Bushby, at Town Planning Innovations by emailĀ or call 0488 910 869.

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