The latest figures from the Australian Bureau of Statistics revealing an increase in building approvals.
Before you can find out whether planning approval is required for your project, you need to obtain key facts about your site such as site area, zoning, neighbourhood plan and overlays. In Brisbane there are different types of approvals needed for different types of projects. Brisbane City Council allows some projects to be self assessable while others are exempt and need no approvals. Other types of projects need development approval, building approval or siting variation approval. It is important to remember that even if your project does not need a development application, a building approval may still be required.
Certain types of projects do not need a development application but must comply with Council’s rules and applicable Codes. These projects are referred to as self-assessable.
Where development is identified as exempt, a development application is not required and there is no need to comply with Codes or other requirements of the City Plan.
Development approvals determine what types of activities go where, as well as controlling and minimising the potential impacts on the surrounding properties. Council is responsible for assessing development applications and giving development approvals.
Information about the water supply and sewerage aspects of building and development from Queensland Urban Utilities.
Building approvals control the safety of the structure and are provided by private building certifiers.
Information about prohibited development as a category of development under theSustainable Planning Act 2009.
A siting variation (or relaxation) may be required to build within the boundary setbacks of your property. Find out if you need a siting variation and how to apply.
Find out what approvals are required for common residential and business projects.
Building & development compliance
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