Planning and building

Brisbane City Council has tools, forms and guidelines to help you with planning and building, construction and development. Use PD Online to identify your proposal's level of assessment, track your planning application or submission, do a property enquiry or use the interactive maps. You can find planning rules, laws and regulations for property development in Brisbane's planning scheme, Brisbane City Plan 2014, lodge a plumbing and drainage application and find Brisbane standard design drawings for drainage, parks or roads.


PD Online - property development & application search tool

Find planning and development information in Brisbane with PD Online. You can do a property enquiry, use the interactive mapping tool, track the progress of a planning application, view Brisbane City Plan 2014 and make a submission on a planning application.


Do I need approval

Find out the types of approvals you might need and if you need an approval to do your development, residential or business building project in Brisbane.


Applying and post approval

Find out the types of planning and building applications used in Brisbane and how to apply for your development project. You can also find out what you need to do once your development is approved.

Buying, selling and searches

Find all of the information that you will need to know if you are buying or selling a property in Brisbane. You can also find out about the types of searches that you can do.

Planning guidelines & tools

Find guidelines, tools and resources to track, plan, apply or map your development in Brisbane. You can also find the City Plan, as well as other plans and projects to help you understand the development assessment process.