“The ‘Low Density Residential’ also allows for other residential activities including dual occupancy dwelling, manufactured home estate (MHE), residential aged care facility and retirement facility (subject to council approval).
“Due to its beachfront location, Bargara has grown significantly over the last decade, becoming a popular tourist and retirement destination.
“The main streets of Bargara are The Esplanade and The Promenade. The Esplanade runs along the Bargara Beach foreshore, and is lined with modern holiday homes and units.
“The Promenade contains several hotels, restaurants and clothing shops. Bargara is also a popular fishing, swimming and surfing location.”
Mr Williams said a number of key commercial, retail and industrial projects had recently been announced or commenced that had the potential to strengthen future demand for residential housing and associated activities in the Bundaberg Region.