Preparing & lodging an application

This area contains information you will likely need to make sure your application meets all the requirements and avoids any delays.

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Save time and money by submitting your development application online. Our lodgement team will email you to confirm receipt of your application within two working days. This is a lodgement service only and acceptance of this application does not constitute a properly made application. Council officers will contact you in due course to advise whether the application is properly made. A properly made application requires: relevant application form/s the relevant fee (see our Planning ...
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The Planning Act 2016 and development assessment rules The Planning Act 2016 (the Act) is Queensland’s principal development legislation that coordinates planning at the local, regional and state levels.  The Act manages the processes by which development occurs and includes provisions relating to: what is development; and how development applications must be lodged, notified and assessed.  Mandatory requirements for development applications Section 51 of the Act outlines a ...
FastTrack is Toowoomba Regional Council's accelerated development assessment path for low risk, code assessable development applications lodged by suitably qualified and experienced consultants. Assessment of FastTrack applications will generally be completed within ten business days from being decision ready*. Eligible development Where the following development is code assessable, they are eligible for FastTrack assessment: Material change of use**: Adult store Agricultural supplies sto ...
The following information aims to assist applicants to successfully submit an application for plumbing and drainage work to Council. Toowoomba Regional Council offers a drawing service to help you complete your application. Applicants can lodge an application for plumbing and drainage by submitting all the required information as listed below to one of Council's customer service centres.  Your application needs to include: One copy of complete building plans with scale bar including ◻ ...
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