Preparing an application
Find out all of the important information you need to make sure your application has all the requirements and avoids any potential delays, including forms, guidelines, reports and common application problems.
To support you through your application process, review Development Services’ Customer Service Commitment in the documents below. These documents outline our commitment and your commitment to ensure a smooth and transparent process while assessing your application.
Find all of the key information and forms that you will need when preparing a development application in Brisbane.
When preparing your application you must meet the requirements of Section 51 of the Planning Act 2016 (PA) for your application to be considered properly made.
Find out about common problems encountered by applicants, such as providing insufficient information and poor quality plans, and how you can avoid these issues.
These standards and guidelines are for particular supporting reports. They are designed for experts in this area to refer to when preparing professional reports to accompany a development application.
If your application includes any of the following, you may be required to include extra information or supporting documents upon lodgement.
Find out what approvals you will need if undertaking a major development in Brisbane.
Download forms for development applications, building and certificates.
Development application fees vary depending on the type of development you are undertaking. Use this information to find out which Development Services assessment and compliance fees are applicable to your development.