To prepare a new local provision

To prepare for the introduction of the Planning Scheme Information Management System (PSIMS), the generic local provisions templates have been updated to reflect the new Ministers Direction on the Form and Content of Planning Schemes.

To use the new templates, go to local provision templates.

To access existing local provisions

The local provisions in Microsoft Word for each municipality may be based on templates from a former Ministerial Direction that has since been superseded. Planning authorities intending to prepare a planning scheme amendment should ensure that the proposed provisions reflect the current Ministerial Direction - The Form and Content of Planning Schemes).

  1. View the existing local provisions in Microsoft Word format.
  2. Choose the relevant planning scheme from the list below.
  3. Choose the file you want to open and save, or right click on the file and ‘save target as’.

If you need help accessing this information or have any questions, please contact us at

You can also access PDF versions of planning scheme provisions at Planning Schemes Online.

Page last updated: 11/04/18