Use the links below to find out how to lodge a development application with City of Gold Coast. You can also have your say on development applications, find information on appealing a decision, check the status of a development application and access basic property information.
Use our online tools to determine whether your project requires development approval.
Find out more about the process involved in assessing a development application, including the requirements for a properly made application.
We provide services to assist applicants with lodging their development application.
Development applications can be lodged online, by post or over the counter. Find out more information about how to lodge, the different types of development applications and the relevant forms.
The fast tracking development applications process streamlines the assessment of selected low risk development applications, significantly reducing holding costs, red tape and processing time.
Find basic property information, including details about applicable development applications using PD Online, a self-help planning and development tool, where you can search by property or application number.
Find out how to make a submission in support or objection of a development application, including how to lodge and what details to include.
Find information about the management of infrastructure charges, including the current and previous charge rates.
Information for applicants in relation to what the next steps are and any additional options available following the receipt of a decision on a development application.