Neighbouring Land Uses

Stormwater drainage, unlawful occupancy, boundary disputes & shipping container issues

Southern Downs Regional Council investigates compliance with planning, development, building, plumbing and local law approvals, including:

Commencing a land use & land use violations including:

  • operating a business from a residential premise without approval
  • illegal occupation of caravans, tents  or another structure not covered by the Building Act 1975 on private property

Erecting buildings & structures including:

  • Unauthorised building work
  • Buildings that are dangerous or incorrectly built e.g. structures in dilapidated condition
  • Illegally built structures e.g. without building approval
  • Shipping container/s placed on a property
  • Illegal occupation of buildings such as a shed


Some types of plumbing and drainage work including:

  • unauthorised plumbing work
  • stormwater drainage of roofed areas

Unfenced swimming pools

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