Do I need approval?
Whether you are seeking information about a development approval, a local business approval, or approval to work on a heritage listed property, council has provided information to help.
Please note: Council is now operating under the Planning Act 2016, which supersedes the Sustainable Planning Act 2009. For more information on the Act and how this may affect you, view council's Planning Reform page.
It's important to find out whether you need planning approval on your property before you begin work.
Find out if you need a building permit before you begin work on your home renovation project.
In Queensland plumbing work falls under different categories, which will affect whether council must get involved with your project.
Driveways and work in the road reserve (footpath), as well as fairy lights on council trees will require approval from council.
If your property is heritage listed it is important to find out the key limitations you must take into account before commencing any work.