Planning & development major projects

The major projects below will be delivered by the Planning & development group. This group includes: Development assessment, Building & Compliance and Planning & Economic development.

Millmerran, Oakey and Goombungee - the 7 Day Makeover is coming to your town and you can be part of it! International place making expert David Engwicht will help your community work together to create extraordinary places, in just seven days. Instead of days filled with talking, planning for the makeover will be wrapped up in just two days, and work will start immediately. There's tonnes of jobs for people of ...
River in flood with gum trees
Following extensive flooding across the region in December 2010 and January 2011, Council commissioned a number of flood studies to better understand how flooding impacts our communities. These studies of 35 locations are a foundation towards our long term plan to manage and reduce the impacts of flooding and an essential first step towards our goal of a safer, stronger, more resilient region. This project will help us identify areas of ...
West Toowoomba is anticipated to be home to approximately 30,000 people by 2050 and will be the second largest employment area in the region. Population growth, infrastructure investment, major transport connections, community expectations and the need to manage land uses are driving change in West Toowoomba. The West Toowoomba land use investigation study is part of the Imagine tomorrow series of local planning investigations. These investigations guide where and how to ...
Council has been progressively implementing the Toowoomba City Centre Master Plan since its adoption in 2010. In the 2016/17 financial year we will be conducting a review of progress to date and evaluating the impacts of changes to date. This will deliver a next generation implementation plan for the Toowoomba city centre that reflects the current expectations and aspirations of the people of the region. We will be taking a 'place ...
This project aims to deliver a Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) in place of the current PIP (Priority Infrastructure Plan) in the Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme (TRPS). Like the PIP, the LGIP will identify Council’s plans for trunk infrastructure necessary to service urban development at the desired standard of service in a coordinated, efficient and financially sustainable manner in accordance with all relevant legislation and statutory guidelines. It will update ...
Community Growth Action Plans This project involves working with the regional townships of Yarraman, Crows Nest, Oakey, Clifton, Pittsworth & Millmerran to identify projects nominated by community members as being important to the economic vitality for their towns. Start and end dates These are ongoing projects where plans are reviewed periodically. A review of each of the Community Growth Action Plans listed below has been undertaken with an investment profile for each town ...
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