Public land management and plans

Council has ownership of a number of land parcels across the Ballina Shire.  Council also has the responsibility for the care, control and management of various Crown land parcels.  Details of these land parcels are contained in Council’s Land Register.

Council has the care, control and management responsibility for the following categories of land:


Community Land

Land owned by Ballina Shire Council may be classified as “community land” in accordance with the requirements of the Local Government Act 1993.  Community land is for general public use and includes land such as a public parks.

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Operational Land

Land owned by Ballina Shire Council may be classified as “operational land” in accordance with the requirements of the Local Government Act 1993. Operational land serves a variety of purposes that relate to Council carrying out its functions.


Crown Land Managed by Council

There are a number of Crown reserves where Ballina Shire Council has been appointed reserve trust manager.  Council has management responsibility for such land in accordance with the requirements of the Crown Lands Act 1989. Please refer to our Council Documents page for current plans of management. 


Crown Land Devolved to Council

Council has management responsibility for certain Crown reserves as specified in section 48 of the Local Government Act 1993.  These reserves are said to be “devolved” to Council.


Crown Land Leased by Council

Council has management responsibility for several parcels of Crown land as leaseholder.


Land Register

Under section 53 of the Local Government Act 1993 Council is required to keep a register of all land vested to it or under its control.  An extract of Council’s land register is provided via the link below.
NOTE: the information is an extract at the date published.  Further enquiries can be made for current information.

Access the Land Register


 

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