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The State Planning Policy (SPP) is supported by state interest guidance material which assists in the implementation of the policy. Each of the 17 state interests in the SPP are supported by the guidance material.

Find out more about the new guidance material supporting State Planning Policy July 2017.

The below guidelines support SPP April 2016 (repealed) and are progressively being superseded by the new guidance material.

 Liveable communities and housing

 Economic growth

 Environment and heritage

 Safety and resilience to hazards


 2016 amendments highlighted

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On 3 July 2017, Queensland started operating under new planning legislation – the Planning Act 2016. Information on this page relates to the previous legislation – the Sustainable Planning Act 2009. Learn more about the new planning system.

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State Planning Policy July 2017 commenced on 3 July 2017. Learn more about it.