Brisbane City Council has tools, forms and guidelines to help you with planning and building, construction and development. Use PD Online to track a planning application or submission, do a property enquiry or use the interactive maps. You can find planning rules, laws and regulations for property development in Brisbane's planning scheme, Brisbane City Plan 2014, lodge a plumbing and drainage application and find Brisbane standard design drawings for drainage, parks or roads.
There are a number of ways to seek advice about planning and development in Brisbane.
Council holds Talk to a Planner sessions to help people understand City Plan and how it relates to their property or business.
Council is undertaking a new Village Precinct Project to improve the streetscape in Ainsdale Street, Chermside West.
A new plan has been adopted to guide development across parts of South Brisbane, Woolloongabba, Dutton Park, Highgate Hill, Fairfield and Yeronga.
Obtain key facts about your site such as site area, zoning, neighbourhood plan and overlays using Council's online tools: PD Online, ePlan and interactive mapping.
Find important information and what approvals are needed for common residential projects including new homes or extensions, fences and pools.
Find important information and what approvals are needed for common business projects including operating a home business or opening a shop or restaurant.
Most subdivisions need planning approval. Find out what you need to do to subdivide your land.
Learn about researching and restoring heritage properties, including what approvals you might need.
Information about approvals, including situations where an application is not required or where a project is a prohibited development.
Find out the types of planning and building applications and how to apply for your project. Also find what you need to do after your development is approved.
Find commonly required information and searches when buying or selling a property.