Temporary economic development incentives for district townships

Council has extended and enhanced our incentive program for regional areas. A total of $3 million over three years has been set aside to boost growth in ‘rural charge areas’ and ‘township charge areas’. Information about these areas can be found at the end of the policy document in 'Related documents'. Infrastructure charges can be found in the Charges Resolution No 1 document at the bottom of the page.

If you wish to undertake industrial, business and residential developments in these areas, you may be eligible for significant discounts on infrastructure charges.


Effective period

30 June 2018 to 30 June 2019.


Applicable areas

Localities that will benefit from this policy are:

*For Cambooya & Kingsthorpe – only industrial and business uses will be eligible. Residential development is not eligible for incentives under this policy.

Please contact us for further information.


Eligibility criteria


How to apply

A written application must be submitted. Once approved, the applicant must lodge:

Council will enter into an infrastructure agreement with land owner for the purpose of this policy.


Terms mentioned in eligibility criteria

The following terms are mentioned in the eligibility criteria section of the application form. 

'Business activities' means:

'Industry activities' means:

 'Veterinary services' means:

'Essential services' (excluding “veterinary services”) in (Table 1 of the Charges Resolution (CR) No.2 means:

A residential development purpose means the Reconfiguration of a Lot or Material Change of Use within the Rural Charge Area or Townships Charge Area  (refer to Appendix A: Charge Area Maps of the CR No. 2) for “residential” purposes. 

'Residential' purposes in Table 1 of the Charges Resolution (CR) No. 2 means:


Related documents

Online form District townships incentives scheme - Discount infrastructure charges request form APP 030 (online)

PDF District townships incentives scheme - Discount infrastructure charges request form APP 030 (for print)

PDF 2.32 Temporary Economic Development Incentives for District Townships Policy & Charge Area Maps

Last Updated: Wednesday, 06 February 2019 15:42