Council also provides general information on what you will need to build or extend on a small lot or to demolish, remove or relocate a house in Brisbane.
Most houses may be built in residential parts of the city without a planning application, subject to meeting some basic rules.
A house may be built on a small lot in residential parts of the city without a planning application as long as the house meets some rules.
If you are considering building a multiple dwelling (previously known as multi-unit dwellings), you will need planning approval from Council.
Planning on extending, renovating or raising your house? Find out what you need to do to meet the building and planning requirements for extensions, raising and renovations.
If you are planning to remove, relocate or demolish a building, or part of a building in Brisbane, you will need to check if the property is part of a protected area that requires a planning approval from Council.