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Bridgeman Downs

Have your say on the future of Bridgeman Downs. Complete the survey by 21 October or nominate for the community planning team.

Nathan, Salisbury, Moorooka Neighbourhood Plan

Have your say on the future of Nathan, Salisbury and Moorooka. Complete the survey or drop a pin on the interactive map by 6 October.

How to get advice

There are a number of ways to seek advice about planning and development in Brisbane. 

Buying or selling

Council offers a number of searches including records, planning and building searches to help you when buying or selling a property.

Find what you need

Key facts about a property

Get information about a property, including zoning, using Council's online tools, Brisbane City Plan 2014 and interactive mapping.

Residential projects

Find important information and what approvals are needed for common residential projects including new homes or extensions, fences and pools. 

Business projects

Find information and what approvals are needed for common business projects including operating a home business or opening a shop or restaurant.

Subdividing land

Most subdivisions need planning approval. Find out what you need to do to subdivide your land. 

Heritage properties

Learn about researching and restoring heritage properties, including what approvals you might need.

Types of development and building approval

Find out if your proposal requires development, building or siting variation approval. Prohibited development applications are not accepted.

How to apply and what to do after approval

Information on applying for development applications, avoiding assessment delays and post development approval requirements.

Neighbourhood planning and urban renewal

Council creates neighbourhood plans, with input from residents and business owners. They are legal documents that guide housing in an area and sit within Brisbane City Plan 2014.