Planning Assessment

Development Assessment Unit

The unit is responsible for the assessment of applications under the Townsville City Plan and the State Planning Policy (SPP). The development assessment process is run in accordance with the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPA) and follows the Integrated Development Assessment System (IDAS). For more information on the assessment process please refer to our Development Assessment Process Information Sheet.

  • our service excellence charter;
  • the planning assessment teams;
  • the standard conditions applied to development applications
  • the trunk infrastructure acquisition procedure; and
  • the Development Compliance Team who investigate situations where unauthorised work may be suspected.