Before starting any construction, you may need approval for building work. A private building certifier can help with your application.
Find out about design and approval requirements for building your carport.
The Queensland Government's pool safety laws aim to reduce the number of children who drown or are injured in swimming pools. These laws affect new and existing pools.
Find out about cutting down trees, tree clearing, planting, vegetation management on council land and what you can do about trees overhanging your property
Find out if you need approval when building and changing property fencing and retaining walls, including advice on how to avoid or resolve fencing disputes between neighbours.
Section 75 of the Local Government Act (2009) states council approval is required for work undertaken on roads including the road reserve/nature strip area.
It is important to maintain your stormwater drains and help prevent pollution, property damage and flooding. Find out what to do if you have a stormwater problem.
Find out how to minimise soil and sediment runoff. Make your site right.
Notify council of development, building and plumbing concerns.
Peruse council's building and development fact sheets.
All construction and building works need to consider the flood hazard area where works will take place.
Find out if you need an approval to place a shipping container on your property.
Guidelines for the plumbing approval, installation and use of rainwater tanks.