The Guidelines for Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas have been updated.
The changes are outlined in the summary table at the front of the guidelines and include:
• Clearer definitions provided on what constitutes a vulnerable land use and the information required to be provided in an emergency evacuation plan.
• Appendix Two – Bushfire Hazard Level assessment amended to include an updated assessment methodology.
• Appendix three – BAL Contour Map amended to include an updated assessment methodology.
Bushfire Prone Planning Staff are available to assist with your questions regarding the application of the Updated Guidelines for Planning in Bushfire Prone Areas. We also welcome general enquiries regarding a Bushfire Attack Level (BAL) assessment for your next big project or an in depth Bushfire Management Plan (BMP) for a land development application. Our knowledgeable staff can be contacted on (6477 1144) or through the “Contact Us” section of our Website.