Council can perform a variety of property searches. Council must receive a completed search request form along with payment for the search.
Using MyCouncil, you can request and pay for a search online . To request a search using MyCouncil you must:
- register with the service
- pay using a credit card.
You can also complete the property search request form and return it with the appropriate fee via fax, email or post:
Types of searches
- Rate search
- Environment (Biodiversity unit)
- Business licensing/health and environment
- Planning and development certificates
- Health inspection of premises
- Plumbing records
- Building information (including extracts, compliance, swimming pool/spa fencing and certificate of classification)
- Searches used in conveyancing
Full details of the various searches are available on the search request form.
You can access council’s planning and development records, plans and guidelines on PD Online. You can also use PD Online to track applications.
To formally request information about properties in the Caloundra and Maroochy areas, please refer to the above information on property searches. See also information on development applications.
Search results timeframe
The timeframe for processing the searches depends on the type of request. Council processes most searches within ten business days.
Payment of search requests
Various searches attract different fees. These fees are listed in the property search request form above.
Council may need the phone number of the occupant or the agent holding the key. This is so council officers can arrange inspections of the property. When requesting a full on-site building search, an 'authority to enter' may be required – refer to the individual search request form requirements.