Policy and Plans guide the future development of Ararat and regional areas.
The purpose of Strategic Planning is to:
- Monitor existing features and key planning issues, constraints and opportunities of the municipality.
- Review existing planning policies and the way in which they have or have not influenced the direction and appearance of the municipality
- Formulate where development should occur in the longer term, providing Council and the community with a clear and consistent approach to land use development within the municipality
- Outline the goals, policies and actions for Council to achieve the desired long-term vision