Lodge or apply online

Various Brisbane City Council applications and services can be processed online. Find out which forms can be lodged electronically with Council.

Upcoming outage

Council's online services will be unavailable from 1pm to 6pm on Saturday 3 October 2020 for scheduled maintenance activities. 

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Advertising signs

  • Application for advertising sign approvals

    Use this form to apply online for the following applications:

    • book a prelodgement meeting
    • apply for a new advertising sign/s (express or full assessment)
    • review a Council decision about an advertising sign licence application
    • transfer an existing advertising sign licence/s
    • amend an existing advertising sign licence/s
    • cancel an existing sign/s.



City Hall and King George Square

Contact Council

Development assessment and building

Environmental authority

Events and venues


Food business

Injury, loss or damage

From time to time, damage to either yourself or your property may arise from a circumstance that you believe was due to Council’s wrongdoing. In this instance, you can apply to seek compensation from Council:

Lighting and banners



Owner's consent 




Personal appearance services

Protected vegetation


Siting variations

Traffic volumes

Waste and rubbish bins

Work on roads and footpaths

Last updated:25 September 2020