Decision details

Port Masterplan (Addendum)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


That the Cabinet recommend to Council:


That the Port Masterplan (Addendum) set out at Appendix 1 to the submitted report be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

The Post Masterplan was designed as a ‘living’ document which was to be the subject of periodic update to remain aligned with the evolving needs and wishes of the Harbour Users, reinforce and build on achieved successes and to identify and react to new challenges and opportunities.

Alternative options considered:

An alternative option would be to continue with the original Port Masterplan and accept that it would become more out dated with time. 


The Cabinet recommendations will be considered at the Council meeting on 24 October 2019.


Tor Bay Harbour published its Port Masterplan in 2013 which for the first time set out a practical and long-term strategy for the future of Tor Bay Harbour for 20-25 years.


Given that over 5 years had passed, and following a number of public consultation events that took place throughout 2018.  It was decided that the overall Port Masterplan had stood the test of time and required only an addendum to provide, in greater detail, the plans and intentions for the next 5 years between 2019-2024.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Publication date: 18/10/2019

Date of decision: 15/10/2019