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Learn about pre-lodgement advice, the different application types and how to lodge an application.
To work out if your project needs development approval, use our online tools on this page.
All councils in Queensland have a common system for receiving and assessing development applications.
Find out about the different types of development applications and when to use them.
Development applications can be submitted using one of the options on this page.
Applicants can meet with us to discuss key issues relevant to the assessment of a proposal before lodging a development application.
Part of assessing complex development proposals is to give members of the public the opportunity to make a submission about the proposed development through public notification.
After your planning application is approved, you may need other approvals before you can start your project.
There are various types of change applications available subject to the existing development approval.
Our decision to approve or refuse a development application can be appealed by the applicant or submitters.
Content will be moved from the current site to our new site over coming months. Can't find what you're looking for? Visit the current website at cityofgoldcoast.com.au.
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