JUST released December quarter figures for Ipswich confirms the city is still the fastest growing area in the State.
During the final three months of last year 690 new homes were completed.
A breakdown or the figures shows council approved 269 proposed new lots, 573 new lots were created, and 690 new dwellings were built.
Council’s quarterly analysis provides a snapshot of population growth and development activity across the city.
In all 1884 new residents now call Ipswich home representing a 55 per cent rise from the previous quarter, pushing the city’s total population to 245,472.
The top five suburbs for new dwellings and additional population in the past quarter were the suburbs of Ripley, Springfield Lakes, Spring Mountain, Redbank Plains and Bellbird Park.
The quarterly report card also shows 57 new food licences lodged or approved, 31,140 dog registrations, 9.1km of additional pathways and bikeways created, 3,954 customer service requests lodged and 3060 parking infringements issued.
CUSTOMER SERVICE REQUESTS
470 Illegal Parking on the footpath
239 Overgrown private property
208 Abandoned vehicle compliance
206 illegal dumping investigation
147 Dog Noise nuisance
145 dog attack
135 roaming dog