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Building additional structures around a property can provide extra space, storage, access and value to your property. Find out what you need to know to construct or install a structure on your property. This includes preferred locations for your project, plus any constraints, exemptions or other approvals you will need.

Building a carport and garage

Find out if you need approval to build a garage or carport.

Building a deck

Decks are an important part of our Brisbane lifestyle. Read about how to design your deck to meet building and planning regulations.

Building a shed

Sheds must be designed according to building and planning regulations. Find out if you need approval to build your shed.

Pontoons and jetties

Find out how to apply for relevant Council approvals if you are building a pontoon, jetty, landing ramp or riverside platform.

Installing a satellite dish

Find the planning requirements to build a satellite dish.

Installing an aerial, antenna, flagpole, mast or tower

Read the building requirements for aerials, antennae, flagpoles, masts or towers.

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