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Temporary access for private works

Approval is required for all temporary access to residential or private property through City of Gold Coast (City) controlled parkland. This application may incur a $144 fee and a refundable bond (to cover potential parkland damage) and will be subject to approval conditions. A ground entry fee is applicable to those applicants where a City Officer is required to facilitate access or required to evaluate the site for bond reinstatement.

Temporary access will be considered for the following request types:

  • fence construction
  • swimming pool installation
  • property landscaping
  • scientific research
  • removal of boat or vehicle from property.

Please read the enclosed terms and conditions prior to completing the application form to ensure the correct form is being submitted, appropriate information is provided and you are aware of any fee, bonds, permits and/or conditions that may apply to your usage. A minimum of ten (10) working days is required for processing park usage applications. All details must be completed in order for the application to be processed. You will receive a payment request by email. If payment is not made within three (3) working days prior to your temporary access commencement date, we may not be able to process or approve your request.

Applications for 'major' works should not be submitted on this form.

Park usage details


Please be informed:

  • A minimum of seven (7) working days is required for processing all park usage applications.
Contact details


Reason for park access

Please state the reason access is required and the nature of works and/or development. Please be specific, providing all details of work being undertaken including type/s of vehicle/s being used (e.g. ute, truck, crane).


By checking this box and submitting this form, you certify that the information provided is complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. You acknowledge and agree to abide by the terms and conditions enclosed with this form. In doing so, it is acknowledged that Council of the City of Gold Coast's decision in regard to the use of the facility is final and failure to abide by these conditions may lead to the cancellation of the approval, the denial of future permit applications or other legal action.


Information privacy

Council of the City of Gold Coast (Council) is collecting your personal information in accordance with the Local Government Act 2009 in order to provide you with the services requested, to update and maintain Council's customer information records and so we may contact you.

Your information is handled in accordance with the Information Privacy Act (Qld) 2009 and may only be accessed by Councillors, Council employees and authorised contractors.

Unless authorised or required by law, we will not provide your personal information to any other person or agency.

Please read our Policy for further information.