The Toowoomba Railway Parklands Priority Development Area (PDA) aims to develop as an active, high quality, mixed density urban village which will reinforce and frame the Toowoomba CBD core area.
Located north of Toowoomba's CBD it covers approximately 50 hectares.
The PDA was declared on 12 December 2014 at the request of Toowoomba Regional Council
The Toowoomba Railway Parklands PDA Development Scheme amendment no. 1 ( 14.3 MB) is the regulatory document that assists with planning, carrying out, promoting, coordinating and controlling land development within the PDA.
The development scheme came into effect on 28 January 2016 and was amended on 24 July 2020 at the request of Toowoomba Regional Council.
In 2019 the proposed Toowoomba Railway Parklands PDA Development Scheme amendment no.1 ( 4.6 MB) was publicly notified. View the submissions report for public submissions and amendments.
Toowoomba Regional Council assesses development applications for this PDA.
All development applications are assessed against the development scheme.
Funding and building infrastructure is key to facilitating development within PDAs and is outlined in the Infrastructure Funding Framework.
The Toowoomba Railway Parklands PDA Development Scheme includes an infrastructure plan to ensure appropriate infrastructure is in place to support this growing and dynamic area.
Infrastructure charges are set out in Toowoomba Regional Council's applicable charges resolution.