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.

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 ...
River in flood with gum trees
Following extensive flooding across the region in December 2010 and January 2011, we 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 has identified areas of flood risk ...
We are developing a Green Infrastructure Strategy to guide the development, management and delivery of green infrastructure across the region. Thinking about environmental resources as ‘green infrastructure’ is a way to recognise that the environment provides essential life-sustaining services, along with tangible economic and social benefits. Just as we plan our grey infrastructure network (e.g. roads, bridges, water pipes, and sewer systems), we intend to proactively protect, manage and m ...
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. ...
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