Some online services and payment options may be unavailable during this time. If services are unavailable, please try again later. We apologise for this inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
Use the links below to find information on planning, building, construction, development and buying and selling property on the Gold Coast.
A self-help planning and development tool to provide basic property information and development application details.
View our City Plan and interactive mapping to learn more about our planning scheme.
Learn about the types of property searches available and other useful information when buying and researching property.
Learn about pre-lodgement advice, the different application types and how to lodge an application.
Find information about residential and commercial plumbing and drainage applications and enquiries.
Whether you are building a house, duplex, garage, shed, carport, retaining wall or some other structure, you will probably need building approval.
Use these guidelines and tools to learn about the stages of a development application and related information.
You may need approval from us before removing or pruning trees and vegetation on your property.
Find contact details for plumbing and drainage, development compliance, searches and other types of planning and building enquiries.
Our fortnightly Planning & Development Alert provides the latest news on planning and developing on the Gold Coast. Stay informed about proposed updates to the City Plan and changes to development guidelines.
View our Privacy notice.