Planning our city

To respond to the needs of our growing city, we are committed to sustainably managing growth and development on the Gold Coast. This is achieved through ongoing investigations, monitoring and engagement with community.

City Plan commenced on 2 February 2016 and has undergone a series of amendments to respond to emerging opportunities and reflect community aspirations.

Access City Plan

Access the City Plan which links to our interactive mapping tool. For best results, we recommend using the current version of the following browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge.

To access historical versions of the previous planning scheme, visit Our Living City Gold Coast Planning Scheme

Access interactive mapping

View and interpret City Plan maps using our interactive mapping tool. It combines City Plan maps and aerial photography with supporting information such as property searching and reporting, in an easy to use format. For best results, we recommend you clear your browser cache or press Ctrl+F5 keys after the application loads.

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Our fortnightly Planning & Development Alert provides the latest news on planning and developing on the Gold Coast. Stay informed about proposed updates to the City Plan and changes to development guidelines.

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