East Gungahlin Structure Plan

Structure plans are different to concept plans, but it may not be obvious. Cycling is not mentioned much in the Territory Plan. Here are extracts from the East Gungahlin Structure Plan.

Context

This article is one of a series of articles reviewing cycling in the Territory Plan. The first series covers the concept plans. This series covers the structure plans

Does a concept plan exist for this area? NO.

Structure or concept plan?

What is a structure plan?
A structure plan sets out principles and policies for development of the future urban areas.

Planning and Development Act 2007, 71.

What is a concept plan?
A concept plan—
(a) applies the principles and policies in the structure plan to future urban areas; and
(b) is a precinct code in the territory plan (see section 55 (3)) that guides the preparation and assessment of development in future urban areas to which the concept plan relates.

Planning and Development Act 2007, 71.

East Gungahlin Structure Plan

East Gungahlin Structure Plan, 7 November 2014, Territory Plan, accessed 16 June 2021

Suburbs: Throsby and Kenny.

Area subject to the Structure Plan includes the suburbs of Throsby and Kenny. East Gungahlin Structure Plan, 7 November 2014, Territory Plan, accessed 16 June 2021.

1.1 Planning Principles for East Gungahlin

1.1.1 General

9 An integrated cycling route network should be created within and between communities consistent with national standards.

East Gungahlin Structure Plan, 7 November 2014, Territory Plan, accessed 16 June 2021, page 3

1.2.2 Kenny and part Harrison

Specific Policies

3 Cycleway/pedestrian link to be provided within open space.

East Gungahlin Structure Plan, 7 November 2014, Territory Plan, accessed 16 June 2021, page 6

East Gungahlin Structure Plan, 7 November 2014, Territory Plan, accessed 16 June 2021

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