Development application forms

Development applications lodged under the Planning Act 2016 (PA) must be lodged with the Planning Act 2016 development assessment forms.

If you have any technical issues or difficulty successfully completing the lodgement of your application/request using the forms below, phone Brisbane City Council’s Contact Centre on 07 3403 8888.

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Pre-lodgement and development history

Development assessment application forms

Development assessment forms (DA form 1, DA form 2 and DA form 5) are used state-wide and are the basis for any development application. You must complete the applicable form and provide any relevant material required with the application.

Development Services application forms

South Bank Corporation area

You can change or extend an application for an approved South Bank development application with the request to change or extend an existing approval online form.

Before construction

Building over or near stormwater

Find out more about building over or near stormwater.



Siting variation

Use the Request for a referral agency response (QDC siting variation) form to apply for the following:

  • Express assessment
  • Standard assessment
  • Amended assessment.

Find out more about the service.

After construction

Related matters

Planning and Development Certificates

You can lodge an application for a planning and development certificate online and pay with credit card.

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