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Our planning controls to regulate rural functions and weddings came into effect on 7 August 2020. We thank our community for their engagement, feedback and interest in the process of developing the controls, since 2018.
The controls will help to provide a level of certainty for the events industry while protecting the rural amenity of neighbourhoods.
A development application will need to be submitted to permit a function centre on land regularly used for functions within the RU2 Rural Landscape Zone.
Development cannot be for the purpose of a:
Approvals are not required for ‘one-off’ private events.
Consent may be granted subject to a number of provisions and considerations including: