Building near the boundary

There are rules that govern the distance a house and other structures are from the front, rear and side property boundaries. Find out more about the standard setback requirements and how to apply for a siting variation if required.

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Last updated: 29 July 2021

Brisbane City Council acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land and their unique relationship with their ancestral country. We pay respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders of Brisbane, and recognise their strength and wisdom.