Application types

There are a number of ways planning applications may be assessed. Assessment depends on the development being undertaken and the development site details. Information below outlines the common ways in which an application may be assessed in the Toowoomba Region.

Heritage home with neighboring homes
When it comes to boundaries there are two types of overlay: Those that are property based and have boundaries that align with property boundaries e.g. Heritage Overlay and Neighbourhood Character Overlay. Those that are based on features that do not align with property boundaries e.g. Bushfire Hazard Overlay and Agricultural Land Overlay. Where development is proposed on land where an overlay applies any development application must address the corresponding overlay code. A prop ...
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