Whilst each proposal differs in its requirements, applicants are required to provide mandatory forms in support of their proposal. To assist you in your lodgement, the below provides a list of those you may require:



Form 1 – Development application details

Form 5 – Change application

Form 4 – Extension application

Form – Making a submission about a development application

Template – Planning Report

Template – Preparing Plans

Template – Public notification signage

Template – Public notification newspaper advertisement



Form 2 – Building work details

Form 15 - Compliance certificate for building design or specification

Form 16 - Inspection certificate, aspect certificate, QBCC licensee aspect certificate

CTRC - Amenity and Aesthetics and Design and Siting

(STRAT0057 - Residential Design and Siting and Amenity and Aesthetics Policy)

CTRC – Application to build over or adjacent to local government sewer infrastructure  (Download Form)

CTRC– Guide to Building over or adjacent to local government sewerage infrastructure

CTRC– Sewerage indemnity form

CTRC - Application for Establishment or Occupation of a Temporary Home



The Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works (HPW) website publishes required forms for plumbing and drainage work, which replaces forms previously on this site. Users are requested to select the following link to obtain the required forms.

Approved plumbers and drainers forms - HPW

The following forms are Charters Towers Regional-specific:

CTRC F0155 – Application for secondary and advanced secondary system (Charters Towers urban areas only)

CTRC F0194 – Application for use of Council’s pre-approve designs (rural areas only)

CTRC F0188 – Application to discharge trade waste to sewer

CTRC F0347 – Application for sewer main cut-in  (Download Form)



Details of historic planning, building and plumbing approvals issued by Council or a Private Certifier on a specified parcel of land can be obtained online by clicking here.


Pre-Lodgement Meetings

Council provides a complimentary pre-lodgement service to all customers prior to the lodgement of formal application. The purpose of pre-lodgement meetings is to assist customers in ensuring that proposals can comply with all required codes, policies and provisions. Pre-lodgement meetings can be held in person at City Hall or via phone conference depending on the requirements of the customer.


Online Lodgements

If you are ready to lodge your application, you can do so online by clicking here.

For more information, please contact Council’s Planning & Development Department on (07) 4761 5300.