Definition of Industrial Land

  1. Manufacturing, including:
    1. General purpose factory, being land that is used for manufacturing, assembly or repairs. Examples could include a factory, garage, motor vehicle repair facility, or workshop.
    2. Food processing factory, being land that is developed with purpose built food processing facilities. Examples include a cannery, milk production plant, dairy, processing plant.
    3. Major industrial complex with special purpose improvements for large scale industrial use. Examples include a car plant or paper mill.
  2. Warehousing, distribution or storage, including:
    1. General purpose warehouse used for the storage of goods.
    2. Open area storage, with extensive hardstand area used for the storage of goods and equipment. Examples include a wrecking yard, concrete batching yard, or container storage.
  3. Bulk grain storage developed with silos or bunkers used for the storage of grain.
  4. Bulk liquid storage fuel depot, being land developed with tanks for the storage and distribution of bulk liquids. Examples include a fuel depot or oil terminal.
  5. Coolstore or coldstore, being land with a purpose built structure used for the cold storage of perishable products.
  6. Works depot, being land developed as a works depot used in conjunction with infrastructure maintenance. Example includes a municipal depot.
  7. Tannery or skins drying depot, being land developed for the tanning of skins and hides.
  8. Abattoir, being land developed with purpose built structures used for the holding and slaughter of stock and the preparation of meat for the wholesale market.
  9. Stock sales yards, being land developed with purpose built structures used for the yarding and selling of stock.
  10. Rendering plant, being land developed with purpose built structures used for the extraction of lard, tallow and oil from animal parts.
  11. Oil refinery, being land developed with purpose built structures used in the refinement and storage of petroleum products.
  12. Petro-chemical manufacturing, being land developed with purpose built structures used in the production of chemical based products from petroleum.
  13. Sawmill, being land developed with purpose built structures used for the milling and curing of timber.
  14. Mining, being any land that is classified as mining for purposes of the Local Government Act 1993.
  15. Other extractive industries, including but not limited to land permitted to be used for the extraction of sand, gravel, stone, clay, limestone, dolomite, gypsum, soil, precious metals, uranium, bauxite, gold, other metals, precious stones, and other minerals and ore; and land from which non-metals are being extracted by a licensed operator, from deep underground, by way of an inclined or vertical passageway or shaft equipped with lifting machinery.
  16. Tailings dumps, being land permitted to be used for the storage or treatment of minerals or non-minerals in tailing dumps or dams.
  17. Oil well or bore.
  18. Water well, being land containing a narrow hole drilled or dug into the earth for the production of water, including mineral water, water for stock or domestic purposes, and water for use in irrigation.
  19. Evaporative salt pan.
  20. Salt extraction basin, being land containing a lake or man-made evaporative basin from which salt is extracted.
  21. Dredging operations, being land on which dredging for the extraction, treatment and restoration of submerged materials occurs.
  22. Gas or fuel wells, being land developed with specialist infrastructure used as a gas or fuel well.
  23. Gas or fuel refinery.
  24. Gas or fuel storage.
  25. Electricity power generators, including thermal power plants, hydroelectric generators, wind farms, and solar electric generation.
  26. Refuse incinerator.
  27. Refuse transfer station.
  28. Sanitary land fill, being land permitted to be used for the disposal of household, commercial, industrial and public waste.
  29. Refuse recycling.
  30. Hazardous materials or toxic storage centre.
  31. Toxic by-product storage or decontamination site, being land that is permitted to be used for the storage of mining waste.
  32. Sewerage or stormwater treatment plant.
  33. Sewerage or stormwater pump station.
  34. Water treatment plant, including a desalination plant.
  35. Water storage tank, pressure control tower or pumping station.
  36. Weighbridge.
  37. Railway switching and marshalling yards.
  38. Railway maintenance facility.
  39. Railway passenger terminal, including a station.
  40. Railway freight terminal facilities.
  41. Tramway maintenance and terminal facilities.
  42. Tram stop, including a shelter or a platform.
  43. Airport hangar.
  44. Heliport.
  45. Port dock or berth, including the seabed adjoining a wharf developed with infrastructure used for the berthing of ships.
  46. Cargo port wharf or pier and apron, being land developed with specialist infrastructure to facilitate the movement of containers and cargo to and from ships.
  47. Wharf storage sheds, being land developed with enclosed storage facilities within a wharf.
  48. Piers, storages and slipways, being land developed and used for maintenance and launching of boats.
  49. Lighthouse and navigation aids, being land developed with specialist infrastructure used to assist in sea navigation.
  50. Postal exchange and mail and package sorting centres.
  51. Telecommunications buildings and maintenance depots.
  52. Telecommunications towers and aerials.
  53. Printing works and printing press, being land developed with specialist infrastructure and used for printing works. Examples include newspaper print and magazines.
  54. Purpose-built telephone exchange.