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During the public notification period of Impact Assessable Development Application, any person may make a submission about the proposed development. Council must take into consideration any properly made submissions within its assessment report. A copy of the Decision Notice relating to the development application about which the submission was made will be provided to each submitter. Please note that not all applications are required to be publicly notified and properly made submissions can only be received for impact assessable applications. In order for a submission to be considered ‘properly made’, it must: a.

be in writing and signed by each person who made the submission;


state the name and address of each person who made the submission;


be made to the assessment manager and received during the notification period;


state the grounds of the submission and the facts and circumstances relied on in support of the grounds.

Submissions can be forward to Fraser Coast Region Council by one of the following means: •

Post to: Fraser Coast Regional Council PO Box 1943 Hervey Bay QLD 4655 Attn: The Executive Manager. Development Assessment

Fax to: Development Assessment 07 4197 4595

In person at: Hervey Bay 77 Tavistock Street, Torquay

Maryborough 431-433 Kent Street, Maryborough

Submitters’ details are kept confidential whilst the application is being assessed. However, under the provisions of the Integrated Planning Act, 1997 Council must notify the applicant of all properly made submitters when a decision is made about their application.

For more information visit or ring Council’s Duty Planner on 1300 794 929