On this site you will find all the information you will need to plan, apply and complete a development in the Douglas Region including professional advice on applications and all of the forms and fees that you will need in order to submit a development application.


Queensland Globe

A state-of-the-art Geographical Information System utilising multiple Government mapping technologies.


View Development Applications

A self-help service that allows you to view and track development applications at your convenience.


Douglas Shire Planning Scheme

Information on the Douglas Shire Planning Scheme.


Adopted Infrastructure Charges

Infrastructure charges levied upon development as part of the development assessment process.


Land Records Search Request

Conduct a search on your property to obtain information about existing use rights, planning scheme provisions, infrastructure charges or agreements, and development approvals.



This section contains information on making applications for development approvals for civil works and earthworks both on private property and public land.


General Enquiries & Comments

Can’t find what you are looking or need some clarification? Send a general enquiry to our Planning Team.


Dial Before You Dig

A referral service for information on locating underground utilities anywhere in Australia.


Last updated 29/08/2019