Clause 71.02-3 Integrated decision making

Clause 71.02 sets out the operation of the Planning Policy Framework. It requires that planning and responsible authorities in their decision making must prioritise the protection of human life over all other policy objectives or issues in bushfire affected areas.

The protection of human life cannot be balanced or traded off against other objectives or issues.

This clause applies to:

  • strategic planning proposals
  • planning policy development
  • planning scheme amendments
  • planning permit applications.

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