Fact sheets and Information
|The building approval process||The Queensland Building and Construction Commission provides advice on building and renovating, including all of the key steps in the process.|
|How to obtain a building approval|
This fact sheet discusses:
The fact sheet also includes a table of the types of building works which require an approval.
|How to finalise a building or plumbing approval|
This fact sheet discusses how you may be able to finalise a building or plumbing approval which has not previously had a final inspection.
|Swimming pool safety - decommissioning a swimming pool|
This fact sheet provides guidance on how to decommission and remove swimming pools and spas from private properties, as an alternative to complying with the pool safety standards.
|Certificate of classification|
This fact sheet explains:
Further information is also available at the Department of Housing and Public Works.
This fact sheet discusses what approvals may be required for a shipping container, and criteria that Council will use in assessing a development application.
This fact sheet provides information on retaining walls.
|Domestic Outbuildings||This fact sheet provides information on Domestic Outbuildings (Class 10a Buildings).|
|Mediation||The state government offers mediation, which helps people to settle disputes without going to court. Taking part in mediation can save time, legal fees and court costs for you and the community.|
|Fencing disputes||Dividing fences are a common cause of disputes between neighbours. By following some key steps, you can ensure you and your neighbour are happy with the construction and maintenance of your dividing fence, work through problems together, and avoid legal disputes.|