A road is any area of land that has been set aside by legislation for current or future use. Not all roads are being used by vehicles or pedestrians, and some may never end up being used for that purpose.
An application for permanent road closure can be made by an adjoining landowner who is the registered owner of the property that shares a common boundary with the road. For more information, visit the Department of Resources website.
There are two stages to get a permanent road closure approval:
If your application is for a temporary road closure only, visit the Temporary road closures page.
You must submit the following supporting information with your application.
Combine the following documents into one single PDF:
No fees apply.
Download, print and complete the Application for permanent road closure (Referral agency)(PDF, 215KB)
Submit your application at one of our customer service centres Monday to Friday between 8.15am and 4.30pm.
Planning Assessment, City Development Branch
Economy, Planning & Environment
City of Gold Coast
PO Box 5042
Gold Coast MC QLD 9726
Once you have received Council approval, apply to Department of Resources for a permanent road closure. For more information, visit the Queensland Government Department of Resources website.