Planning Information and Tools

The Fraser Coast is one of Queensland's fastest growing economic regions having experienced an increase in population of approximately 18% since 2006.

With its lifestyle, location and business opportunities as major drawcards, population growth is projected to increase by approximately 20,000 people in the decade to 2026 and reach 144,833 by 2036.

PD Online

PD Online is an internet-based tool that allows applicants, businesses, developers and members of the public to view and print information and track the progress of development applications online, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

For further information, refer to Fact sheet - PD Online (PDF).

Planning a development or building project on the Fraser Coast?

Browse our online resources or contact Development and Planning staff on 1300 79 49 29 or email

Council's Development and Planning Department includes development assessment, development engineering and strategic planning services.

If you are a developer or owner-builder, there are important Commonwealth telecommunications rules you need to comply with. For more information visit

Links below and on the right are provided to help navigate customers through key information.

Development and Infrastructure