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.

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Providing a maximum of $5,000 per project, grants are available for not-for-profit community groups to deliver benefits for their communities in alignment with Council’s economic development strategy. This is a new initiative and Council has allocated $50,000 for these grants in the 2017/18 financial year. For more information about these grants and how to apply visit our Community economic development grant program page. Otherwise, you may be interested in other community grant opp ...
Bell Street Mall
Two notable projects are being completed under the umbrella of the Toowoomba City Master Plan in the 2017/18 financial year. Bell Street Mall place study Continuation of this place study will deliver recommendations for Council’s considerations for potential improvements to this mall in the future. Start date Early 2017. Completion date Mid 2018.   174 Margaret St pedestrian connection This place study will involve a community engagement activity and presentation to Council of po ...
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 ...
This project will develop a strategy to identify, manage and grow our region’s living assets. It will include engagement with the community to ensure we understand how they use and value green spaces, waterways, trees and natural areas and recognise these elements in the places where they live and play. It will identify natural resources across the region in our city, suburbs, towns and rural areas to map their values ...
This project will facilitate and guide appropriate urban development in Drayton in future years. It will include background and issue research and analysis, strategic analysis, community consultation and the development of Structure Plans for Council consideration. This project will extend into the next financial year. Opportunities to be involved in this project will be announced as the project progresses. Start date 2017. Completion date 2019. ...
This project will help Council cater for the changes to the way medium density residential development is delivered throughout the region. This includes dual occupancy, multiple dwellings, houses on small lots and hatchet lots. It will address many of the concerns that have been raised by the community with the current approach. During 2016, Council undertook the ‘Where we live’ community consultation outlining changes to the planning scheme for medium density development. The ...
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