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Below is a list of the Application types that you can lodge online. Please select the required application type and click the Next button to continue.






Development Services

Development Services are still accepting and processing applications. Please be aware that Council’s time frames may be subject to some delays or a declaration issued by the Minister. Council will endeavour to notify the relevant customers during the COVID-19 period.

 Application TypesInstructions
Lilley's Beach Vehicle PermitLilley's Beach is accessible by 4WD only.
For more information about Lilley's Beach visit our website - Click here
To download the relevant application forms and guidelines please visit the State Government's Department of Infrastructure and Planning website.

Building Applications - Click here
Plumbing Applications - Click here

Please note this online lodgement service is not available for all application types, for any application types not listed below please contact Council on (07) 4970 0700 for alternate lodgement options.
 Application TypesInstructions
Building Work - Class 1a
  • New Dwelling or Duplex
  • Enclosing under a Dwelling
  • Residential additions/alterations such as: New bedroom/s, ensuite, unroofed deck, living room extensions etc.
Building Work - Class 10a
  • Garage, Shed, Lawn Locker, Carport, Awning
  • Roofed Deck, Verandah, Patio
  • Storage Structure
Building Work - Pools & Spas
  • Above Ground, In Ground and Inflatable Swimming Pools
  • Spas
Building Work - Private Certifier 
Plumbing Work - New Dwelling - SeweredPlumbing works associated with a new Dwelling connecting to Council's Sewer.
Plumbing Work - New Dwelling - Non SeweredPlumbing works associated with a new Dwelling connecting to an On-site Sewerage Facility, in areas where Council Sewer is not available.
Plumbing Work - Other
  • Additional fixtures in an existing residential property such as ensuite, fixtures in a shed, relocating a bathroom etc
  • Pool with a sand filter
  • Demolition
  • Capping of sewer

Please note a 'Fixture' is the device being installed such as a sink, toilet, shower, basin, laundry tub etc.
To download the relevant application forms and guidelines please visit the State Government's Department of Infrastructure and Planning website - Click here.

Please note this online lodgement service is not available for all application types, for any application types not listed below please contact Council on (07) 4970 0700 for alternate lodgement options. This service is for application lodgement only, fees are applicable and will be payable upon processing of your application.
 Application TypesInstructions
Material Change of Use - Code
  • A new Use of a premises (eg building a new shopping centre, business)
  • An increase in the intensity or scale of the Use of a premises (eg increasing the size of a Sales Showroom)
Material Change of Use - Impact
  • A new Use of a premises (eg building a new shopping centre, business)
  • An increase in the intensity or scale of the Use of a premises (eg increasing the size of a Sales Showroom)
Reconfiguring a Lot - Code
  • Subdividing a block of land (eg 1 lot into 5 lots)
  • Amalgamating Lots (eg 2 lots in to 1 lot)
Reconfiguring a Lot - Impact
  • Subdividing a block of land (eg 1 lot into 5 lots)
  • Amalgamating Lots (eg 2 lots in to 1 lot)
 Application TypesInstructions
Pre-Lodgement MeetingPLEASE NOTE: Please complete the request for pre lodgement meeting - form and upload as a PDF. Click here for an interactive copy of the form.

Supporting documentation can also be uploaded as part of the online application process.
Amenity & AestheticsClick on the link to download the Gladstone Regional Council - Request for Amenity & Aesthetics Assessment - Click here
Boundary Relaxation ApplicationClick on the link to download the Gladstone Regional Council - Request for Residential Boundary Relaxation - Click here
 Application TypesInstructions
Driveway ApplicationDriveway Applications must be submitted to Council a minimum of ten (10) business days prior to the proposed commencement date of work.
Works on Road ApplicationsApplication with payment must be submitted to Council a minimum of twenty-one (21) business days prior to proposed commencement date of work.

This relates to Carrying Out Works on a Road or Interfering with a Road or its Operation.

This application is used for;

  • Events/Fesitival/March/Parade/Procession (road closures)
  • General Works (including footpath)
  • Connecting to stormwater drain
  • Gates and Grids (installation works only, licence application also required)
 Application TypesInstructions
Application for Water ConnectionStandard type applications are payable upon lodgement.
Non-standard type applications require a quotation which must be paid prior to works being scheduled.
Application for mobile metered standpipesA refundable bond is payable upon application. Additional fees will be invoiced for hire and water usage.
NOTE: Hirers are required to have an account with Council. If you do not have an account a credit application must be submitted with this application.
Application for fixed standpipe keyA refundable bond is payable upon application. Additional fees will be invoiced for water usage.
NOTE: Hirers are required to have an account with Council. If you do not have an account a credit application must be submitted with this application.
Application for Sewer ConnectionThis is application lodgement only, fees are applicable, you will be provided a quotation which is payable prior to undertaking works.
Application to Build over or adjacent to Council infrastructure 
Sub Meter ApplicationsThis is application lodgement only, fees are applicable, you will be provided a quotation which is payable prior to undertaking works.
This online service is for application lodgement only, fees are applicable and will be payable upon processing of your application. The relevant application form must be completed and attached, a link to the application is provided in the attachment section when submitting online.

To hire the Boyne Tannum Memorial Parklands facilities without a service mentioned below complete the form - Click here and email to info@gladstone.qld.gov.au alternatively contact Council on (07) 4970 0700.

 Application TypesInstructions
Cremation ApplicationFUNERAL DIRECTORS ONLY - A tentative booking must be made with Council prior to submitting this application, phone (07) 4970 0700.
Burial ApplicationFUNERAL DIRECTORS ONLY - A tentative booking must be made with Council prior to submitting this application, phone (07) 4970 0700.
Ashes Interment ApplicationCustomers must contact Council first to discuss the ashes plot location, phone (07) 4970 0700.
Memorial ApplicationCustomers must contact Council first to discuss the memorial plot location, phone (07) 4970 0700.
Reservation ApplicationCustomers must contact Council first to discuss the location of the Reservation, phone (07) 4970 0700.
Monumental Works ApplicationCustomers must contact Council first to discuss the monumental works application, phone (07) 4970 0700.
Exhumation ApplicationFUNERAL DIRECTORS ONLY - A tentative booking must be made with Council prior to submitting this application, phone (07) 4970 0700.