Water restrictions from 18 Sep 2018 - Water restrictions apply to all Council water supply schemes:

Medium level (200 litres/person/day) - Brookstead, Cambooya, Cecil Plains, Clifton, Greenmount, Hodgson Vale (includes Top Camp), Pittsworth, Southbrook, Vale View & Yarraman schemes.

Continuation of permanent conservation measures (200 litres/person/day) - Toowoomba Bulk Water Supply Scheme (Oakey, Jondaryan, Haden, Crows Nest, Highfields, Kingsthorpe, Gowrie Junction, Meringandan, Toowoomba City, Westbrook and Goombungee)

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.

Community grant group
Council has again allocated budget to underwrite the Community Economic Development Grant program for 2018/19. Grants of up to $5,000 are available to local community organisations who deliver programs and projects that benefit local businesses and the broader community. The program has been developed to help achieve the community’s vision for a 'dynamic and diverse economy creating industry development and employment opportunities'. To find out more about this grant program, read ...
174 Margaret St
Council has allocated budget to complete the design of a new laneway at 174 Margaret Street, Toowoomba CBD. In addition to making this laneway an attraction in its own right, this project will provide a pedestrian route between off-street parking areas and the CBD shopping precinct.  It is not expected that site preparation or construction will commence in the 2018/19 financial year. Expected stages Acquisition and planning (current) Site preparation Construction and opening. This ...
The planning scheme is the tool used by Council to regulate development to achieve the community’s vision for the region. This review will result in a detailed report that identifies matters that need to be addressed with the planning scheme. It is expected that this will guide future changes via a planning scheme amendment and other related strategy or policy reviews. Ensuring community input into this process is key to the success ...
Community Growth Action Plans were created in 2015 from information collected in meetings held with community members of Clifton, Crows Nest, Millmerran, Oakey and Pittsworth areas. These meetings were held to identify issues each town is facing and determine potential solutions and opportunities for improvement and the priority these actions should be given.  To ensure priority actions are delivered as quickly as possible, a budget of $17,000 has been allocated to support the ...
We have played a lead role in the investigation into the feasibility of an education and training sector cluster, similar to those that exist in other areas of Queensland like Cairns, Townsville, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and Gold Coast.  As part of Study Toowoomba, we will deliver the International Hackathon and International Education Agents Familiarisation projects in 2018/19. These projects will promote Toowoomba as an education hub and were created to show the ...
Highfields is a thriving and growing urban hub with population projections suggesting that an additional 7000 people will call Highfields home by 2031. The Central Highfields area offers a wide range of goods and services that will need to evolve further in the future to cater for anticipated growth and changing needs within the community. We want to ensure that this evolution is well planned, and that the significant social, cultural and ...
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