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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 5 December 2019 to date (accessed 27 January 2020 at 23:36)
36 Preparation of draft plans of management for community land
(1) A council must prepare a draft plan of management for community land.(2) A draft plan of management may apply to one or more areas of community land, except as provided by this Division.(3) A plan of management for community land must identify the following—(a) the category of the land,(b) the objectives and performance targets of the plan with respect to the land,(c) the means by which the council proposes to achieve the plan’s objectives and performance targets,and may require the prior approval of the council to the carrying out of any specified activity on the land.(d) the manner in which the council proposes to assess its performance with respect to the plan’s objectives and performance targets,(3A) A plan of management that applies to just one area of community land—(a) must include a description of—(i) the condition of the land, and of any buildings or other improvements on the land, as at the date of adoption of the plan of management, and(ii) the use of the land and any such buildings or improvements as at that date, and(b) must—(i) specify the purposes for which the land, and any such buildings or improvements, will be permitted to be used, and(ii) specify the purposes for which any further development of the land will be permitted, whether under lease or licence or otherwise, and(iii) describe the scale and intensity of any such permitted use or development.(4) For the purposes of this section, land is to be categorised as one or more of the following—(a) a natural area,(b) a sportsground,(c) a park,(d) an area of cultural significance,(e) general community use.(5) Land that is categorised as a natural area is to be further categorised as one or more of the following—(a) bushland,(b) wetland,(c) escarpment,(d) watercourse,(e) foreshore,(f) a category prescribed by the regulations.(6) The regulations may make provision for or with respect to the categorisation of community land under this section, including—(a) defining any expression used in subsection (4) or (5), and(b) prescribing guidelines for the categorisation of community land and the effect of any guidelines so prescribed.