Lodging Your Application
Save time by submitting your application online.
To lodge an application on line you are required to be a Registered User.
Registration allows you to access secure online Council Services with a User Name and valid email address. Your details will be checked against current Council name and address records and your registration will be linked where relevant. Your request for registration will be processed within two business days and you will be advised by email when you can sign in.
Lodgement of New Applications Online
Only new applications can be lodged online. You will receive an email confirmation for lodgement of the application. This is a lodgement service only and acceptance of this application does not constitute confirmation of a properly made application.
A properly made application requires:
- The relevant development application forms
- The relevant application fee (refer to Councils fees and charges)
- Mandatory supporting information; and
- Consent of the owner of the land
Please ensure that you have a Properly Made application prior to submission of any documents to Livingstone Shire Council - for more information on making your application Properly Made, refer to the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Plannings' Properly Made Application Factsheet.
Council reserves the right to request additional fees if required once the application is received and the scope of the application assessed.
For further information on details required or for confirmation of fees, please contact our Customer Service Centre on 1300 790 919 or 07 4913 5000.
Development applications can also be lodged with Council by:
Post - Livingstone Shire Council, PO Box 2292, Yeppoon Qld 4703
Over the counter - deliver hard copy to any Customer Service Centre
Information relating to existing applications –
- Permissible change application - Change Application Form
- Relevant period extension applications - Extension Application Form
- Survey Plan documents - Survey Plan Lodgement Information
- Representations on an existing application
are to be lodged via email - firstname.lastname@example.org (ensure all documents are submitted in PDF and each document is clearly named)
Online File Requirement
If you are using the online form to submit your application to Livingstone Shire Council, there are specific file requirements for it to be accepted. The file requirements are:
All files must be in PDF format:
- created by a software program, not by a scanner
- unlocked with no password protection
You can upload files within the form with a total of up to 20Mb at one time.
File names must:
- be the name of the type of document as shown below and
- not have symbols, including underscores
Specific file naming advice includes:
Filename example: Application Forms.pdf
Specific requirements: Combine all forms into one single PDF document, including all IDAS forms
Filename example: Submitted Plans.pdf
Specific requirements: Combine all plans into one single PDF document
Filename example: Supporting Documentation.pdf
Specific requirements: Combine all other documentation into one single PDF document, including cover letter etc.
Filename example: Name the file according to the name of the report e.g. Traffic Report.pdf
Specific requirements: Attach as a single PDF