Information Sheets

Council have prepared a range of information sheets based on common queries received by customer service to assist you. Open the containers below to access our information sheets.

Planning Act 2016

The Planning Act 2016 came into effect on 3 July 2017, replacing the Sustainable Planning Act 2009. Although most aspects of the development assessment process are similar, there are some key differences between the old and new legislation. The Department of Local Government, Racing and Multicultural Affairs’ webpage, “Queensland’s Planning System”, explains the new planning system.