Structure plans are different to concept plans, but it may not be obvious. Cycling is not mentioned much in the Territory Plan. Here are extracts from the Crace Structure Plan.
This article is one of a series of articles reviewing cycling in the Territory Plan. The first series covers the concept plans. This series covers the structure plans
Does a concept plan exist for this area? NO.
Structure or concept plan?
What is a structure plan?Planning and Development Act 2007, 71.
A structure plan sets out principles and policies for development of the future urban areas.
What is a concept plan?Planning and Development Act 2007, 71.
A concept plan—
(a) applies the principles and policies in the structure plan to future urban areas; and
(b) is a precinct code in the territory plan (see section 55 (3)) that guides the preparation and assessment of development in future urban areas to which the concept plan relates.
Crace Structure Plan
Crace Structure Plan, 19 December 2008, Territory Plan, accessed 16 June 2021
1.1.2 General Planning Principles
The following General Planning Principles apply:
13 An integrated cycling and pedestrian network should connect to the local centre, parks and hilltops within the suburb of Crace and provide links to trunk routes, services and facilities in other areas of Gungahlin and Canberra.Crace Structure Plan, 19 December 2008, Territory Plan, accessed 16 June 2021, page 4