Complaints and fines

Brisbane City Council has regulations and restrictions around noise, light, stormwater run-off, graffiti, air and water pollution and other nuisance, environmental, building and development issues. Find out how to make a complaint to Council for an issue or nuisance, and information about the complaints process.

Impacts due to February 2022 severe weather event

Council has now resumed normal processing and response to all reported compliance issues, except illegal parking. 

Parking patrols have recommenced with a focus on bus, taxi, mail and loading zones, as well as yellow lines and clearways to ensure parking availability for important economic recovery functions including restocking of businesses, mail delivery, public and private transport operations, and the safety of motorists.

Types of complaints

Fines and infringements

Last updated: 25 March 2022

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