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More information on how the development assessment process relates to your proposal can be found out by contacting your local government.

Compliance assessment of developments

Certain developments require a compliance permit.

Deemed approvals for development assessment

Deemed approvals apply to state and local government assessment managers.

Prohibited development

Prohibited development relates to developments that are not allowed to be applied for or built.

Self-assessable development

A self-assessable development is one that is identified by an assessment manager as not needing a development permit or compliance permit but must still comply with certain requirements.

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On 3 July 2017, Queensland started operating under new planning legislation – the Planning Act 2016. Information on this page relates to the previous legislation – the Sustainable Planning Act 2009. Learn more about the new planning system.