Building & development

Information for the building and development industry, property owners and solicitors acting on behalf of vendors. Applications and forms for building plans, house relocation, siting dispensation and more.

Building & development forms

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Access crossover standards (driveways) (61.2 KB)
Access crossover requirements for residential, commercial and industrial crossovers (driveways) as specified in the FNQROC Development Manual.

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Building Plans Request (196.1 KB)
Request a copy of your building plan

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Checklist for Building Relocation (58.3 KB)
For preliminary assessment only and is not a building application.

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Conservation covenants fact sheet (518.2 KB)
Conservation covenants are written agreements to protect, preserve and enhance natural features on private property. Covenant terms may include restrictions on the type of plants, vegetation clearing, fences, building and other terms to protect open space and natural features.

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Form RAA2 - Siting dispensation for side and/or rear boundary (1.1 MB)
For siting dispensation for side and rear boundaries.

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Form RAA3 - Siting dispensation for front boundary (34.2 KB)
For structures that are to be constructed closer than six metres to the front boundary line of a property

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Land Record Search form (170.3 KB)
Use the Land Record Search Form to request land record information including a rates search, meter read, trade waste information, swimming pool compliance inspection, town planning certificates, flood and storm tide information, health and plumbing searches.

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Landscape architects and designers register (196.6 KB)
Qualified, experienced landscape architects and landscape designers may apply to be listed on Council's Register. Landscaping plans prepared and certified by practitioners listed on the register incur a discounted fee and are fast-tracked.

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Landscape plan endorsement application (23.6 KB)
Use this form to apply for endorsement of landscape plans associated with an application for building approval and required by a planning approval. You must also supply copies of the original plans showing the proposed landscaping. Fees apply - see form for details.

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Pre-Lodgement Enquiry (156.9 KB)
This form is to be used for prelodgement enquiries.

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Last updated: 06 August 2020