Preparing an application

Hand holding pen signing documentWhen preparing a development application you must meet the requirements of the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPA) for your application to be considered properly made. If your application does not meet these criteria, assessment cannot start.

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.

Key information and forms

Find all of the key information and forms that you will need when preparing a development application in Brisbane.

Properly made application

When preparing your application you must meet the requirements of Section 260 of the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 (SPA) for your application to be considered properly made.

Common application problems

Find out about common problems encountered by applicants, such as providing insufficient information and poor quality plans, and how you can avoid these issues.

Supporting reports

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.

Guidelines for specific applications

If your application includes any of the following, you may be required to include extra information or supporting documents upon lodgement.

Major developments

Find out what approvals you will need if undertaking a major development in Brisbane.

Development application forms

Download forms for development applications, building and certificates.

Development application fees

Development application fees vary depending on the type of development you are undertaking. Use this information to find out which development assessment and compliance fees are applicable to your development.

 

18 July 2014