Local Planning Scheme No.1 is the key document the Town uses to guide land use and development in the Town of Cambridge. The scheme specifies how the land may be used and developed and outlines the processes to be followed before development can occur.
Access a list of local planning policies adopted under Town Planning Scheme No.1
Specific development standards apply to Activity Centres and to certain development areas.
Places of heritage significance in the Town are recognised in the Heritage List, Local Government Inventory and Heritage Areas by the Council or included in State Heritage Register.
The Payment in Lieu of Parking Plan sets out the area and circumstances in which payment in lieu of parking conditions can be applied to non-residential development applications.
Some areas of the Town are considered Bushfire Prone Areas, where additional planning and building requirements may apply.
A number of development standards in the Town’s local planning framework utilise natural ground level for a method for calculating the height of buildings and other structures for assessment.