State Planning Policy
State Planning Policy 1/12: Protection of Queensland’s strategic cropping land (SPP 1/12) is the Queensland Government's planning policy and development assessment framework for protecting strategic cropping land (SCL) under the Sustainable Planning Act 2009.
It is designed to ensure that planning and development assessment under local government planning schemes includes appropriate consideration of SCL.
SPP 1/12 is part of the overall legislative and planning framework, established under the Strategic Cropping Land Act 2011, to protect SCL from developments that lead to permanent impacts or diminished productivity. Read more
SCL assessment process
The trigger maps indicate where SCL is expected to exist. The trigger maps are a starting point for identifying SCL. However, it is the on-ground assessment against the criteria that will define SCL at a site level. Read more
The SCL criteria are designed for an on-ground property level assessment to confirm whether a particular site is or is not SCL. Read more
Frequently asked questions
For more information or further clarification on a particular issue, refer to the frequently asked questions.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 13 QGOV (13 74 68).
Last updated 30 January 2012