Strategies & guides

A number of plans, strategies and guides are provided in this section. These have been produced by Council to manage change and development in the Toowoomba region, facilitate economic development and support liveable communities.

Concept image of Railway Parklands
The Toowoomba Railway Parklands Priority Development Area (PDA) was declared on 12 December 2014 at the request of Toowoomba Regional Council. The PDA covers land centred on and around the Toowoomba Railyards which extends north to Bridge Street and south to Russell Street, and is bounded by Mort Street to the west and Ruthven - Neil Streets to the east. Toowoomba Railway Parklands PDA Development Scheme (PDF, 6MB) ...
Bell Street activation
The Toowoomba City Centre Master Plan was adopted by Council in 2010 and guides development and change of the city centre to 2031 and beyond. The outcomes of the master plan included principles, strategies and a structure plan. The Toowoomba Regional Planning Scheme 2012 incorporates the land use and development strategies of the Toowoomba City Centre Master Plan into more specific outcomes to ensure development is consistent with the intent of ...
Council undertakes local plans and land use investigations in the Toowoomba region to manage change and accommodate growth. As such, not all areas in the Toowoomba region have, or require local plans and land use investigations. Population and economic growth, environmental, social and other planning matters are regularly monitored to determine when and where local plans and land use investigations may be needed. The outcomes of these investigations inform amendments ...
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