Where a current development approval approved under the Integrated Planning Act 1997 (IPA) and Sustainable Planning Act 2009 which required a change to the development approval/conditions or extension to relevant period of approval on or after 3 July 2017, such request for change will be assessed in accordance with the Planning Act 2016.
A development application lodged to Council must meet the requirements of Section 51 of the Planning Act 2016 for your application to be considered properly made. A properly made application must include the following:
Owner's Consent - All the landowners must give their written consent to the application
Supporting Information - any information as required under the approved form. This includes the relevant plans, a planning report that addresses the applicable Planning Scheme, and any technical reports required by the Planning Scheme
The application forms to be submitted for the various types of development applications and other relevant templates/forms are listed below for easy reference:
Electronically by emailing to email@example.com together with a contact name and number provided for payment of application fee by credit card; or
By post with a cover letter and one set of hard copy and a USB stick/CD Disk containing all the application materials together with cheque (made payable to Lockyer Valley Regional Council)/credit card payment
In person at one of the reception counters of Lockyer Valley Regional Council:
Gatton Administration Building at 26 Railway Street, GATTON QLD 4343; or
Laidley Library & Customer Service at 9 Spicer Street, LAIDLEY QLD 4341
If you require any further clarification, please contact Council on 1300 005 872 for assistance or to request a pre-lodgement meeting with the Planning & Development Unit.
Under Section 53 of the Planning Act 2016 an applicant must give notice of a development application if any part of the application requires impact assessment or the application includes a variation request. Part 4 of the DA Rules outlines the requirements of giving public notice.
A submission can be made on an application currently undergoing public notification. This submission needs to be submitted to Council by the date stipulated on the public notification.
A submission submitted to Council during the public notification period is required to comply with the requirements of the Planning Act 2016 to be considered 'properly made'. A properly made submission will enable the submitter to have third party appeal rights to the development.
Council has developed the following tools to assist with preparing a submission: