Planning Services Development Activity Reports
Council will prepare and display yearly and quarterly Planning Services Development Activity Reports below.
Quarterly Development Activity Reports
The following reports provide a snapshot of development data for each quarter. The data is compared with previous years, to provide meaningful insight into the development activity and associated trends in the Townsville local government area.
Year in Review
The City’s economy has shown positive signs of improvement from 2020 and through into 2021. This has been driven by both the increase in residential land development and an emergence of increased activity in the commercial sector.
- 2021 Year in Review (PDF, 7.7 MB)
At the beginning of 2020, Townsville was continuing with recovery efforts in the aftermath of the 2019 flood event. While causing significant damage to many homes and businesses, the event also provided stimulus to a sluggish residential construction industry. The emergence of the COVID-19 pandemic and associated public health restrictions in early 2020 also had an impact on the property and
development sector due to the uncertainty in the economy.
- 2020 Year in Review (PDF, 11.9 MB)