The staged development of an RV lifestyle village at Burnett Heads catering to 487 home sites has taken an important step forward.
A development application seeking a permit to begin operational works at the site was lodged this week with Bundaberg Regional Council.
“This is an incredibly significant step for the Burnett Heads area and the Bundaberg Region generally,” planning and development spokesman Cr Ross Sommerfeld said.
“The lodgement of this application seeking a development permit to commence operational works represents a positive commitment from the developers to undertake earthworks and drainage valued at around one million dollars.
“Given a substantial amount of fill is proposed to be transported to the site, the assessment process will involve referrals to various state agencies with a particular emphasis on transport corridors and intersection management.
“Development of this relocatable home park will be a key driver for catering to what is a very buoyant industry associated with recreational vehicles.”
Cr Sommerfeld said development of the park was further evidence of the confidence investors have in the Burnett Heads area and the Bundaberg Region generally.
“The development permit application adds to the momentum created in the area through the recent $9 million streetscape project and the marina and State Development Area announcements,” he said.
Relocatable home park
RV Lifestyle Village Oceanside Pty Ltd is proposing the development of a relocatable home park with attached recreational vehicle/caravan accommodation on 34 hectares.
The development also features facilities for park residents including a bowling green and indoor pool, caretaker's residence, communal gardens, fenced dog run, a maintenance area and wash-down bay.
In June when the proposal was first lodged, Cr Sommerfeld said the Planning Scheme identifies a “relocatable home park” as premises used for relocatable dwellings that provide long-term residential accommodation.
Residents purchase their own dwelling from a variety of designs which is then constructed or located on a particular site within the development,” he said.
“Residents pay a rental for the occupation of the site and the provision of services.”
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