Lodge your development application online

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.

Open the Development assessment online lodgement form (online form).

A properly made application requires:

Council reserves the right to request additional fees if required once the application is received and the scope of the application assessed.

For further information on details required or for confirmation of fees, please read our 'How to lodge a properly made development application' or contact our Customer Service Centre on 131 872.

If you are using the online form to submit your development application to Toowoomba Regional Council, there are specific file requirements for it to be accepted. The file requirements are:

File format

All files must be in PDF format:

  • created by a software program, not by a scanner
  • unlocked with no password protection
  • unzipped

File size

You can upload files within the form with a total of up to 20Mb at one time.    

File name

File names must:

  • be the name of the type of document as shown below and
  • not have symbols, including underscores

Specific file naming advice includes:

Application Forms

Filename example: Application Forms.pdf

Specific requirements: Combine all forms into one single PDF document


Filename example: Submitted Plans.pdf

Specific requirements: Combine all plans into one single PDF document

Other documentation

Filename example: Supporting Documentation.pdf

Specific requirements: Combine all other documentation into one single PDF document, including cover letter etc.

Assessment reports

Filename example: Name the file according to the name of the report, e.g.  Traffic Report.pdf

Specific requirements: Attach as a single PDF



Last Updated: Friday, 08 February 2019 11:13
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