Plans & Strategies
The City is guided by a number of strategy and planning documents, endorsed by the Council.
Asset Management Plan
The Asset Management Plan 2013-2023 identifies responsibilities, maintenance standards and inspection regimes required to manage civil liability. It must also demonstrate that the City, as the asset infrastructure authority, is responsibly managing the assets under its control.
Community Recreation Facilities Plan
The Community Recreation Facilities Plan 2019-2033 provides a strategic asset management framework that guides the planning, construction, maintenance, and operation of community recreation infrastructure essential
to deliver the City’s vision.
Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan
The City aims to provide a safe, welcoming and enjoyable place for both residents and visitors. The Community Safety and Crime Prevention Plan 2019-2021 aims to build social cohesion and community connections to enhance the sense of safety.
Disability Access and Inclusion Plan
The City recognises that people with disability, their families and carers comprise a significant and important part of the community. The Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2017-2021 ensures that the City will actively create a place where all people feel welcome and where the diverse needs and aspirations of all people are respected equally.
Economic Development Plan
The City recognises that economic development is a transformative process that focuses on job and wealth creation to improve quality of life. The Economic Development Plan sets out the future direction for the City over the next four years and provides a guide for how the City will support its existing local businesses, create a business friendly environment that boosts local employment and attract investment and tourism.
Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan
The Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) 2021-2023 is the second stage of our reconciliation journey and has been developed with input from the community and key stakeholders. The Innovate RAP will provide a framework to help us achieve our vision for, and commitment to reconciliation. It will act as a guide for recognising and celebrating Aboriginal culture and heritage within the City.
The City commissioned Luxmoore Parking and Safety Consultants to develop a City-wide Parking Strategy to provide a long-term plan for the provision and management of parking within the City. The Strategy provides a parking framework over the next 15 years to assist in achieving the City’s goals in relation to travel demand management and sustainable transport, to ensure the existing road network amenity is maintained and improved.
Play Space Plan
The Play Space Plan 2022 is a guide to help determine the location, facility type/classification and community need for play spaces within the City, including playgrounds, outdoor exercise equipment, skate and bike parks, outdoor sports courts and pop up parks. The Plan will inform the City’s Asset Management Plan, providing guidance on the planning, construction, maintenance and operation of play spaces within the City.
Public Health Plan
The City's first Public Health Plan 2020-2025 reports on the current health status of the community and identifies areas where the City can help improve health outcomes and integrate a public health focus into existing services and facilities.
Public Toilet Plan
The Public Toilet Plan 2020-2035 is a guide to help determine the location, quality and use of the City’s public toilets. The Plan will inform the City’s Asset Management Plan, providing guidance on the planning, construction, maintenance and operation of public toilet infrastructure within the City.
The City has developed its first ever Youth Plan 2021-2025 following feedback received from participants at the end of 2021. With one in five of the City’s residents aged between 10 and 25, the Youth Plan provides a clear direction for service delivery, events and programs for young people for 2021-2026