CBD Development Incentives

The Rockhampton CBD is the geographic centre of the Rockhampton Region’s urban area and home to our bustling business district. A short drive from the Rockhampton Airport and many of the Region’s residential neighbourhoods, the CBD provides the perfect location for new and existing businesses and offers easy access to retail outlets, restaurants and office space. Already a vibrant business district, the Rockhampton CBD provides the essentials required for new developments, as well as for the expansion of existing businesses.

Find out more by reading the CBD Development Incentives(PDF, 2MB) booklet.

Apply now! Development Incentives Policy Application Form(PDF, 162KB)

CBD Development Incentive Precincts



Precinct 1

  • 100% discount on infrastructure charges for commercial and industrial development
  • 50% discount on infrastructure charges for specified residential development in the Special Use Precinct - Inner City North
  • Refunded planning fees
  • Refunded connection fees for water and sewerage.

Precinct 2

  • If the use is in the same building - 100% discount
  • If the use is an extension or a new development - 50% discount.