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Key details

The Fitzgibbon Priority Development Area (PDA) has been developed into a residential community that includes significant bushland area and open space, while being close to transport networks.

It covers 295 hectares in the northern suburbs of Fitzgibbon, Carseldine, Bald Hills, Taigum and Deagon.

It is located 12 kilometres from the Brisbane CBD.

The Fitzgibbon PDA was declared on 25 July 2008.

Development scheme

The development scheme is the regulatory document which assists with planning, carrying out, promoting, coordinating and controlling land development within the PDA.

The Fitzgibbon Priority Development Area Development Scheme ( 24.9 MB) commenced on 24 July 2009 and was amended on 3 December 2021 ( 30.1 KB).

Note: Amendments to the Economic Development Act 2012 have changed the interpretation of PDA exempt and PDA self-assessable development. More information

Development assessment

Economic Development Queensland (EDQ) assesses development applications for this PDA.

All development applications are assessed against the development scheme.


Funding and building infrastructure is key to facilitating development within PDAs.

The Fitzgibbon PDA Development Charges and Offset Plan (DCOP) ( 1.4 MB) accompanies the PDA development scheme. It identifies relevant infrastructure charges, how these charges are calculated, levied and administered, and the trunk infrastructure required to service the PDA.

You can also view the Fitzgibbon PDA Infrastructure Planning and Background Report (IPBR) ( 68.4 MB) and Submissions report ( 348.1 KB).

To claim either a provisional or a final infrastructure offset use the online form. Please refer to the application checklist ( 179.5 KB) before completing the online form.

Development project

The Carseldine Village renewal was announced on 9 October 2016.

Visit Have your say for further information about the Carseldine Village renewal project.

Fitzgibbon PDA regulatory map

Download the Fitzgibbon PDA regulatory map (PDF icon 987 KB).

Fitzgibbon PDA boundary map

Last updated: 01 Jul 2022