Application types

There are a number of ways planning applications may be assessed. Assessment depends on the development being undertaken and the development site details. Information below outlines the common ways in which an application may be assessed in the Toowoomba Region.

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Categories of Assessment Development proposals can be subject to different categories of assessment. A category of assessment will specify the process that a development proposal must go through. If a development approval is required, the proposal can either go through a ...
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Categories of Assessment Development proposals can be subject to different categories of assessment. A category of assessment will specify the process that a development proposal must go through. If a development approval is required, the proposal can either go through a ...
When it comes to boundaries there are two types of overlay: Those that are property based and have boundaries that align with property boundaries e.g. Heritage Overlay and Neighbourhood Character Overlay. Those that are based on features that do not align with property ...
Amenity and aesthetics definition The now repealed Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPR) and Planning Regulation 2017 (PR) allows Council to resolve to assess building work, as a referral agency, where Council considers it may have an extremely adverse effect on the ...
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