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Planning & building

The Gold Coast is a vibrant and attractive city. We are working hard to maintain our enviable lifestyle and ensure our city continues to thrive in a sustainable way.

Building documents & forms

This section links to all available forms associated with building and development.

Please note that City of Gold Coast does not accept electronic lodgement.

Building works and compliance forms


  • standards
  • inspections
  • house plans
  • driveway and vehicular crossing license application.

View all Building works and compliance forms

Plumbing and drainage


  • water
  • sewerage
  • stormwater.

View all Plumbing and drainage forms

Search requests


  • all available search categories
  • search request and payment.

View all Search request forms

Planning Scheme forms


  • development applications
  • developer contributions
  • application guides
  • Priority Infrastructure Plan (PIP) charges.

View all Planning Scheme forms

Code templates

View all Code templates

Key information