Development.i statistics show our community is passionate about staying informed
  • Tuesday 22 September 2020
Development.i‘Development.i’ continues to go from strength to strength with the number of users increasing each year, demonstrating our community’s desire to stay informed on developments proposed in their neighbourhood.

The online platform enables anyone to search and track development activity, and features visualisation, advanced searching and the ability to subscribe to receive email notifications.

Service Excellence Portfolio Councillor Christian Dickson said the engagement statistics from the platform show the product is meeting its objectives for a more empowered community on development matters.

“In the last financial year, Development.i was used over 246,000 times – an increase of six per cent on the previous year,” Cr Dickson said.

“Over 3,000 email alerts are now sent out per month and growing – that is a 57 per cent increase in the number of alerts sent out in last 12 months.

“Users can subscribe to daily or weekly alerts on new and decided applications or updates on an application’s progress.

“More than 229,000 free Development.i site reports were generated over the past 12 months, that’s over 4,200 reports a week and an increase of 23 per cent compared to the last financial year.

“There are also thousands of public documents at our community’s fingertips with more than 318,000 documents available on Development.i to review.”

Development.i is an initiative of the Sunshine Coast Council. Visit https://developmenti.sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au to start your search.