Infrastructure Planning and Charges

Council is currently undertaking public consultation on the Planning Scheme Amendment to include the Local Government Infrastructure Plan (Part 4 and Schedule 3). The Public Consultation Period is Wednesday 17 January 2018 to 5pm on Tuesday 6 March 2018. To review the Local Government Infrastructure Plan (LGIP) and supporting information or to have your say by making a submission, please go to and find the LGIP project page.

Infrastructure charges are payable if a development is issued an infrastructure charges notice with a Development Approval.  Infrastructure charges are charges for the construction or upgrade of trunk infrastructure associated with development but on a scale that serves the larger community like treatment plants, major pipes or roads. 

Generally, charges will not be for the construction or upgrade of minor roads or pipes solely required to service the development site. These will usually be attributed to the developer and be a condition of approval for the development. 

The amount payable will be calculated by Council in accordance with the charges identified in the Planning Regulations and shown on the infrastructure charge notice. To accurately calculate infrastructure charges prior to approval, it is necessary to have regard to:

To view the maps associated with the AICR, please click on the links below:

  1. P  1300 WRC QLD (1300 972 753)

    67 Herbert Street, Bowen
    Shop 23 Whitsunday Plaza, Cannonvale
    Cnr. Stanley and Conway Streets, Collinsville
    52 Main Street, Proserpine
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