Land Use Planning

Land Use Planning is the term used for a branch of urban planning encompassing various disciplines which seek to order and regulate land use in an efficient and ethical way, thus preventing land-use conflicts. Governments use land-use planning to manage the development of land within their jurisdictions.

Victorian Local Government Act 1989

Section 3(E)(1)(d) of the Victorian Local Government Act 1989 notes that "undertaking strategic and land use planning for the municipal district" is a Council function.


The following 'Land Use Planning' related issues have been identified as challenges for some councils via the local government collaboration project survey.

  • itegrating land use planning and transport planning.

If you have any thoughts on how to best meet these challenges, please feel free to share them below.

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The following people have indicated (via the Local Government Collaboration Topics Survey) that they have an interest and/or expertise in the topic of 'Land Use Planning' and are willing to collaborate with their peers at other councils to identify challenges and resources relating to the topic and to look for ways to work together to overcome any challenges that are identified.


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