The steps required for development applications
The process for development assessment, including compliance assessment, deemed approvals, prohibited development and self-assessable development
SARA will mean a coordinated, whole-of-government approach to state development assessment. It makes this department the assessment manager or referral agency for development applications where the state has a jurisdiction.
Key components of SARA include:
- State Assessment and Referral Agency
DSDIP is the State Assessment and Referral Agency (SARA), the single lodgement point and assessment manager for all development applications where the state has jurisdiction.
DSDIP is the single lodgement point and assessment manager or referral agency for all development applications where the state has an interest.
- MyDAS - online preparation and lodgement system
The online preparation and lodgement system for development applications.
- SARA mapping online system
Geographic Information Systems mapping to support development application preparation.
- State Development Assessment Provisions (SDAP)
This document provides all the state's criteria for assessment in one document.
- SARA Integrated Development Assessment System forms
These forms are required to submit a development application.
From 1 February 2013, all development applications for Priority Development Areas (PDAs)—formerly Urban Development Areas (UDAs) assessed by the former Urban Land Development Authority—are assessed by Economic Development Queensland.
Links to the DA systems, MyDAS or eDA
The Planning Minister has the legislative power to call in a development application if it involves a state interest.
Transfer of planning powers from South Bank Corporation to Brisbane City Council.