Infrastructure and planning
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Queensland's planning and development system is being modernised. We are cutting red tape and delivering sustainable communities across Queensland by integrating community and industry involvement in planning. The department coordinates planning services for Queensland, including development applications, regional plans, state planning policies and regulatory provisions, and industrial land and infrastructure strategies. Find out more about planning, including planning reform, strategic planning, and how to gain support to progress projects through the referral process
Queensland's planning and development system is being modernised, integrating community and industry involvement in planning for better planning outcomes and sustainable communities.
The department is driving economic growth in Queensland by implementing strategies that support sustainable development.
Planning to guide infrastructure development through priority infrastructure plans and infrastructure charges.
The Queensland Government facilitates the delivery of numerous major projects and infrastructure developments.
Support to streamline assessment for eligible major commercial, retail and industrial developments, ensuring the smooth, timely delivery of major projects that will benefit the community and help stimulate the construction industry.
Find out about the development application process in Queensland, including lodging an online application.
Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) has a strategic planning function and works closely with local governments to plan and develop land within priority development areas (PDAs). Read more information on the process and the benefits of a declared PDA.