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4.1 Preliminary

(1) This local government infrastructure plan has been prepared in accordance with the requirements of the Act.
(2) The purpose of the local government infrastructure plan is to:
(a) integrate infrastructure planning with the land use planning identified in the planning scheme;
(b) provide transparency regarding a local government’s intentions for the provision of trunk infrastructure;
(c) enable a local government to estimate the cost of infrastructure provision to assist its long-term financial planning;
(d) ensure that trunk infrastructure is planned and provided in an efficient and orderly manner;
(e) provide a basis for the imposition of conditions about infrastructure on development approvals.

Note—

The water supply network and sewerage network related information is now included in Queensland Urban Utilities' (QUU) water netserv plan. Further details can be obtained by visiting https://www.urbanutilities.com.au/.

(3) The local government infrastructure plan:
(a) states in section 4.2 (Planning assumptions) the assumptions about future growth and urban development including the assumptions of demand for each trunk infrastructure network;
(b) identifies in section 4.3 (Priority infrastructure area) the prioritised area to accommodate urban growth up to 2026;
(c) states in section 4.4 (Desired standards of service) for each trunk infrastructure network the desired standard of performance;
(d) identifies in section 4.5 (Plans for trunk infrastructure) the existing and future trunk infrastructure for the following networks:
(i) stormwater network;
(ii) transport network (road network);
(iii) transport network (pathway network);
(iv) transport network (ferry terminals network);
(v) transport network (bus stops network);
(vi) public parks and land for community facilities network (public parks network);
(vii) public parks and land for community facilities network (land for community facilities network).
(e) provides a list of supporting documents that assist in the interpretation of the local government infrastructure plan in 4.5.3 Editor’s note – Extrinsic material.
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