QLD regulations


  1. Planning details below are general in nature and should not be relied upon for decision-making.
  2. Each land allotment is unique, and may be subject to local government protocols, and planning or environmental overlays/considerations.
  3. Customers should check planning information relevant to their site with the relevant local and/or state authorities before proceeding.

Reference Links

Building Regulation 2021
See the full list of QLD accepted development building work in Schedule 1

Queensland Development Code

Building laws and codes

Building certification

Exempt Structures

Generally exempt structures in QLD are subject to the following guidelines;
however please check the links above for full details:

Urban Areas:

  • Non-habitable use only
  • No higher than 2.4 metres in overall height
  • Not more than 10sqm, and not in a tropical cyclone area
  • At least 900mm from nearest boundary fence
  • Semi-permanent

Permit Information

For structures requiring a permit, we will provide the following details for a quoted fee:

  • Site Analysis either in person or using remote mapping resources
  • Site Plan
  • Engineered Product Drawings to Class 10 specification
  • Provide builder and/or insurance details to council/certifier
  • Organise inspections for the work we are undertaking
  • Provide the relevant sign off forms for the work we are undertaking.

The customer will engage local council/certifier to complete the process and issue the permit.
Once the permit has been approved, we will formalise documentation and order your product from our suppliers.

Contractor Information

Small Works ($5,000 to $20,000)

Entity: ALG NSW Pty Ltd
ABN: 47 631 999 712
Contractor Licence: 379942C

Works over $20,000

ALG NSW Pty Ltd acts as an agent for:
Builder: Paul Lawrence
Contractor Licence: 1255453

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