Strategic Planning Overview

Strategic Planning focuses on setting the long term vision for future use, development, protection and conservation of land.  Council's Strategic Planning unit is within the Strategy and Economic Development Department.   

Through good strategic planning council ensures we have a consistent and planned approach towards new housing developments, commercial and retail developments, preservation of our heritage, identifying land that is subject to bushfires and floods and special areas of our natural environment.

Through process set out by the Planning and Environment Act 1987, Strategic Planning may also involve maintaining and updating the Central Goldfields Planning Scheme.

Contact strategic planning via customer service on 03 5461 0610 or email