Free heritage advisory service

We offer a free heritage advisory service to assist property owners with the renovation and conservation of the region's buildings. The heritage advisor is an experienced conservat...

CBD heritage incentives scheme

We have established a CBD heritage incentives scheme to provide grants for external works on heritage places that visually improve the appearance of buildings and their contribution to commercial cent...

Heritage kerb and channelling

In areas of our regional towns where heritage kerb and channelling is made from bluestone, granite or other stone, we seek to preserve the identity and heritage character of these areas. A policy...

Medium density infill in neighbourhood character areas

The following information has been prepared to provide design advice to developers and the broader community regarding infill development in Toowoomba's Neighbourhood Character Areas. All houses nomi...

Neighbourhood Character Overlay (INFO 055)

Information Sheet 055 Overlays identify areas in the Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme 2012 (Planning Scheme) that require special consideration for specific reasons. The area may: be sensitive t...

Heritage Advisory Committee (HAC)

As part of our commitment to supporting the conservation of the region's cultural heritage for future generations, we established a Heritage Advisory Committee (HAC). The committee's existen...

Heritage advice - typical house styles

Our Heritage Advisory Service has produced a series of brochures, attached below, intended as a general guide to typical house styles in the Toowoomba region. They include detailed information about V...

Heritage advice - alterations and additions

Points to keep in mind when performing alterations and additions on a heritage home: Understanding the characteristics of your house and its style can help in planning new work  Consider not ...

Heritage advice - exterior colours

Points to keep in mind when painting your heritage home: Keep paintwork in good condition to preserve your building longer. Choose a colour scheme that is suitable to the age of your house. Use c...

Heritage advice - carports and garages

Heritage advisory notes provide general guidelines to help you design new buildings and additions, including fences, gardens and colour schemes, to maintain the character and style of your property an...

Heritage advice - gardens

Heritage advisory notes provide general guidelines to help you design new buildings and additions, including fences, gardens and colour schemes, to maintain the character and style of your property an...

Heritage advice - fences

Heritage advisory notes provide general guidelines to help you design new buildings and additions, including fences, gardens and colour schemes, to maintain the character and style of your property an...