Planning scheme

A planning scheme is a legal document prepared by a local council to regulate the use and development of land.

The Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme online scheme (e-Scheme) is currently unavailable until further notice.

Please click here to view the Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme v20.0 PDF version and other relevant documents.

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The Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme online scheme (e-Scheme) is currently unavailable. Please use the PDF documents provided below until further notice.   Temporary Local Planning Instrument 01/2018 (Dual Occupancy) - commenced on 21 December 2018 Toowoomba Railway Parklands PDA Development Scheme - commenced on 29 January 2016 Online ...
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Go direct to the online planning scheme here. The Planning Scheme identifies which land uses (e.g. units, shops and industry) and which types of development (e.g. construction of a new building and subdividing land) require development approval and the standards that new ...
On 31 May 2017 the Toowoomba Regional Council adopted Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme – Amendment No.15 (Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP)) replacing the Priority Infrastructure Plan with a Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP). The amendment commenced on 9 June 2017. For more information ...
Where changes are required to a published Planning Scheme these are approved and published as amendments to that scheme. These are categorised as administrative, minor or major. Listed below are the recent amendments. More information about these changes can be found ...
Technical guideline The Technical guideline for new developments - general waste and recyclable waste storage and collection 2016 applies to all new developments in the Toowoomba region. The guideline supports a standard approach to interpretation and implementation of the planning scheme. Developments that ...
A Temporary Local Planning Instrument (TLPI) replaces parts of the planning scheme for a period of up to one year while the planning scheme is being amended. A TLPI is put in place when there is a significant risk of ...
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