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Sustainable Planning Act

These guidelines were developed for the Sustainable Planning Act 2009 which commenced 18 December 2009. As the planning reform continues to be implemented, fact sheets will be produced to assist people with understanding changes to the planning and development system.

Development assessment fact sheets Type and sizes
Compliance assessment PDF icon 59 KB
Acceleration of compliance assessment PDF icon 66 KB
Deemed approvals PDF icon 224 KB
Documents the assessment manager must keep available for inspection or purchase PDF icon 200 KB
Exempt development within residential zones
This fact sheet has been updated on Friday 26 March 2010 to reflect the new provisions for the approval of houses and duplexes under the Queensland Development Code (QDC) and the Sustainable Planning Regulation 2009 (SPR).
PDF icon 257 KB
Lapsed development applications PDF icon 193 KB
Making a submission about a development application PDF icon 224 KB
Owner's consent PDF icon 91 KB
Properly made applications PDF icon 222 KB
Request to apply a superseded planning scheme PDF icon 230 KB
Queensland Planning Provisions fact sheets Type and sizes
Queensland Planning Provisions - overlays PDF icon 73 KB
State planning instrument fact sheets Type and sizes
Draft Coastal Protection State Planning Regulatory Provision fact sheet PDF icon 89 KB
Sustainable Planning and Other Legislation Amendment Act 2012 (SPOLA) fact sheets Type and sizes
SPOLA overview PDF icon 83 KB
SPOLA key changes PDF icon 153 KB
Planning and Environment Court costs PDF icon 82 KB
Building work fact sheets Type and sizes
Guide to building provisions in planning schemes PDF icon 159 KB
Last updated on Monday, 03 March 2014