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.

River in flood with gum trees
Following extensive flooding across the region in December 2010 and January 2011, Council commissioned a number of flood studies to better understand how flooding impacts our communities. These studies of 35 locations are a foundation towards our long term plan to manage and reduce the impacts of flooding and an essential first step towards our goal of a safer, stronger, more resilient region. This project will help us identify areas of ...
Park in Cecil Plains
This project will develop a strategy to identify, manage and grow our region’s living assets. It will include engagement with the community to ensure we understand how they use and value green spaces, waterways, trees and natural areas and recognise these elements in the places where they live and play. It will identify natural resources across the region in our city, suburbs, towns and rural areas to map their values ...
This project will help Council cater for the changes to the way medium density residential development is delivered throughout the region. This includes dual occupancy, multiple dwellings, houses on small lots and hatchet lots. It will address many of the concerns that have been raised by the community with the current approach. More information can be found on our Yoursay page. Start date The project commenced in 2015. Completion date It is expected that endorsement of proposed ...
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