Plans of Management
In accordance with Section 36 of the Local Government Act, 1993, a Plan of Management is a legal requirement for Community Land and Crown Reserves.
Below are requirements for a Plan of Management and the subsequent Plans that may flow from them.
- A Plan of Management provides overarching direction for managing community land eg. Park/reserve, and how the land can be used
- A Plan of Management is required to identify:
- Which of five categories apply to the land. Example: Sportsground, park, natural area, area of cultural significance or general community use.
- What objectives apply to the land. Example: to increase active recreation, provide opportunities to increase passive recreation.
- How Council will achieve those objectives. Example: Development of a Reserve Action Plan, Park Master Plan.
- How Council will assess its performance in achieving those objectives.
What happens next?
Park Master Plan
Site specific plan for a park detailing recreation and landscape developments to be undertaken over a 5 – 10 year period.
Reserve Action Plan
Site specific Plan of works/actions to be undertaken in a reserve over a 5 year period.
Landscape Improvement Plan
Site specific plan detailing landscape works/actions to be undertaken in a park or reserve.
Sportsground Action Plan
Site specific plan of the existing and proposed sports/active recreation opportunities for a sports facility. Example: Installation of floodlighting.
Heritage Interpretation Plan
Site specific plan for a heritage listed site detailing the ways of interpreting the history of the site.
Bicycle Connection Plan
District/precinct plan detailing the bicycle connections between major/minor community hubs, for example shops, parks, schools.
Transport Management Plan
District/precinct plan detailing the traffic/planning actions required to ensure safe, responsible use of roads.