Quick links

Proposed citywide amendments

View the details of proposed citywide amendments - Major amendment package F (heritage places and city views) and Major amendment package E.

How to get advice

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

Neighbourhood plans

Council provides a variety of ways to have your say on things that affect your community.

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.

Buying, selling and searches

Find information to help you when buying or selling property in Brisbane, including details about Council conveyancing searches.