There are some instances when Town Planning Approval (a Development Permit) is required prior to Building and Plumbing approvals or other Council-related approvals being issued. To check if your land requires a Development Permit before subsequent approvals can be given (such as a new building), please contact our Development Assessment team on (07) 5540 5111.
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Planning advice in relation to proposed developments can be obtained from Council in two ways:
Front Counter Appointment
A free service of up to 15 minutes for general property enquiries (easements, building envelopes, zoning, etc.) and minor development investigations where no minutes are given. Contact Council to arrange an appointment.
A paid meeting of up to one hour for complex and technical developments where formal minutes are given. To apply please complete the Pre-lodgement Meeting form.
To find out more please read the Pre-Lodgement Meeting and Front Counter Appointment Fact Sheet