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Building

A Development Permit for Building work (a "Building Approval") is required before starting construction on most types of building work in Queensland.This is applicable whether the work is being carried out by a property owner or by a licensed builder.

Council is obligated to investigate all complaints received, and will undertake a site inspection to ensure you are complying with the conditions of your development permit.

 
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Development

Our Planning Officers will provide you with the most up-to-date information on what you can do to development your property or increase the size of your business.

Council is obligated to investigate all complaints received, and will undertake a site inspection to ensure you are complying with the conditions of your development permit.

   
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Invasive Pest Control Scheme

Council strongly encourages landholders to keep up with pest control measures as best they can in order to reduce the impacts to their land and that of other landholders.

 
   
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Our Environment

Our Environmental Health Officers work on projects involving monitoring and responding to air, noise and water pollution pest species outbreaks; risk and emergency management; delivering quality public health services; and audit local businesses to identify health and environmental impacts.

 

   
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Overgrown/Unsightly Allotments 

An allotment may be deemed unsightly if the vegetation including trees, bushes, shrubs, plants or grass is overgrown to such an extent that it has seriously affected the visual amenity of the allotment, or is likely to attract or harbour reptiles or vermin.

   
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Pest Management - Animals

All landholders are required to control declared pest animals on their land, including private landholders, Council and State agencies such a Main Roads and Queensland Rail.

   
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Pest Management - Weeds

Pest plants degrade our natural resources, damage precious vegetation, compromise biodiversity and interfere with human health and recreation.

   
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Roadside Grazing

A permit to occupy can be issued over unallocated state land, a reserve or road (including a stock route) for the grazing of cattle while the Region is Drought declared.


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