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City Plan

Our City Plan sets out a fresh and innovative approach to managing and supporting long term growth. It is a crucial tool in shaping the Gold Coast into a mature, world-class city. Access the latest version of the City Plan.

Public consultation for The Spit Master Plan implementation (key development sites) and Our City Our Plan (Jeffersen Lane) is now closed.

The Spit Master Plan implementation (key development sites)

The State Government and City of Gold Coast are working in partnership to unlock economic opportunities on The Spit to deliver on key actions within The Spit Master Plan.
To ensure future development opportunities align with the Master Plan, the State gave the City a Ministerial Direction to amend the City Plan (in accordance with s26 of the Planning Act 2016).
City officers have reviewed all submissions received. A Consultation Report has addressed each submission received and a copy is now available to view.

View the Consultation Report

Our City Our Plan (Jeffersen Lane)

City officers will review submissions. A full submissions report will be available once the review of submissions has concluded.


Access the City Plan

Our City Plan commenced on 2 February 2016 and has undergone a series of amendments to respond to emerging opportunities and reflect community aspirations. The City Plan links with our mapping solution to provide an interactive and simple way of navigating the City Plan. Access the City Plan.

Important message: The City Plan has been optimised for viewing across multiple browsers. We recommend the latest of the following browsers: Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Edge. Viewing this website in any alternative browser or older version of the above-listed browsers may result in a display that is not optimal. Note: Internet Explorer is not supported.


Access Interactive Mapping

The City of Gold Coast Interactive Mapping solution provides residents with the ability to view and interpret City Plan maps. It combines City Plan maps and aerial photography, with supporting information such as property searching and reporting, in an easy to use format. By accessing the Interactive Mapping you are choosing to accept the Terms and conditions of the site.

Important message: It is recommended that you clear your browser cache or press Ctrl+F5 keys after the mapping application loads to ensure you are viewing the latest version.


City Plan updates

We have committed to an ongoing program of updates to our City Plan. View City Plan updates to find out more about updates that are in progress, in consultation or have been adopted.


Superseded and historic Planning Schemes

For all information relating to past planning schemes, view the superseded and historic versions of the City Plan and Gold Coast Planning Scheme 2003.


Improve our City Plan

Help us to keep improving the City Plan. Use our online tool to ask a question or offer suggestions to improve the City Plan.


City Plan practice notes and fact sheets

Refer to the practice notes and fact sheets for printable versions of useful information regarding some of the key changes to the City Plan.


Planning and Development Alerts

Our fortnightly Planning and Development Alert provides the latest news on planning and developing on the Gold Coast. Read previous alerts or subscribe to our alerts.

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