Where the land is private land inundated with tidal water and is within an integrated resort, the application and assessment processes are:
Within and bounding Sanctuary Cove Resort
Where within the bounds of the Sanctuary Cove Resort area, an application to Council is not required per the Sanctuary Cove Resorts Act 1985 (SCRA).
Where an application is proposed facing the Coomera River an application for tidal works is required.
Your application for tidal works will be assessed by both Council and the State government.
- Lodge an application for tidal works with Council.
- Council refers the application to the State government.
- The State government decides the application under of the Sanctuary Cove Resort Act 1985 (section 104).
- At the same time, Council assesses the application under the Planning Act 2016.
- The State government issues a decision notice to Council.
- Council issues a decision notice for the tidal works application to the applicant, accompanied by the State government decision notice.
Within and bounding Hope Island Resort
Within the bounds of the Hope Island Resort, an application is not required under the Integrated Resort Development Act 1987 (IRDA). To build a structure such as a pontoon that extends over the Coomera River, lodge a tidal works application with Council.
Within and bounding Hope Island flood mitigation channel
To build a structure such as a pontoon that extends over Council-owned inundated land, you will need to have consent from Council's property unit and then lodge a tidal works application with us. Contact our Property Unit on 07 5581 6763.
Single pontoons are only permitted for lots in Palladium Boulevarde and lots that existed before the channel was built.
In all other cases, you will need a combined application consisting of:
Bounding Oyster Cove Resort and Monterey Keys Estate
To build a structure such as a pontoon on the tidal waters of Saltwater Creek, lodge a tidal works application with Council.
Works in the internal waterways of Oyster Cove Resort and Monterey Keys Estate do not require a tidal works approval as this internal water is non-tidal due to the lock system.