MIDROC Contaminated Land Policy

Policy 1.10 Version 1
Adopted 16 May 2017



  1. To ensure that contamination is being appropriately considered and dealt with at the earliest possible stage whilst carrying out Council regulatory, land management, or planning activities.
  2. To provide a contaminated land policy framework that follows the practices and standards of relevant legislation(s), guidelines and codes.
  3. To facilitate an approach to assessing and dealing with contaminated land issues that is regionally consistent and cooperative.
  4. To ensure Council maintains suitable contaminated land information management systems and provides the community and stakeholders with reliable information on contamination where applicable.
  5. To ensure contamination is appropriately considered prior to approving changes to land uses.
  6. To avoid placing inappropriate restrictions on land uses due to land contamination.

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