Lodge an application | Brisbane City Council

Lodge an application

Brisbane City Council offers several ways to lodge development applications. The fastest and easiest method is to use Council's online lodgement service, however you can also lodge in person or via mail

Online lodgement 

Save time and money by submitting your application using Council's online lodgement service for the application types listed below:

Lodgement assistance is available including a user guide, frequently asked questions and electronic file requirements.

Where applicable, Council will check an application to make sure it is properly made before issuing a fee quote. Once the fee is fully paid, the application will be considered to be made and received by Council for the assessment process to begin. 

In person

You can lodge your development application in person at any Regional Business Centre, however when you lodge your application in hard copy you will be charged a scanning fee.

Counter staff will issue an acknowledgement receipt when they accept your application. Council will check the application to make sure it is properly made before issuing a fee quote

Once the fee is fully paid, the application will be considered to be made and received by Council for the assessment process to begin.

Via mail

You can also send your application by mail:

Brisbane City Council
GPO Box 1434
Brisbane Qld 4001

If you mail your hard copy application, you will be charged a scanning fee.

Council will check an application lodged via mail to make sure it is properly made before issuing a fee quote. Once the fee is fully paid, the application will be considered to be made and received by Council for the assessment process to begin.

19 November 2018