City Plan (planning scheme)

The Townsville City Plan sets out the vision for how Townsville should grow over the next 25 years, and is Council's key document for determining development applications.

Access the Townsville City Plan

If you are planning on making a development application, it is important that you refer to the Townsville City Plan in order to understand more about the type of application and assessment your proposal falls under.

You can access the Townsville City Plan using:

  • ePlanning - Council's online planning portal (Note: This link will take you directly to the Townsville City Plan.)
  • TownsvilleMAPS Mapping Service - presents the Townsville City Plan zoning and overlay mapping

To assist you in understanding the Townsville City Plan, Council has prepared the Townsville City Plan User Guide, which explains the function of each section in detail.

Planning for Townsville’s Future

Ever wondered how a city is shaped? Find out more about our Planning Scheme and how Council is planning for Townsville’s future by viewing our video below.

More Information

Use the links below for more information and resources about the Townsville City Plan.