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The IDAS process applicable to a particular development application varies depending on the nature of the application.

All development is exempt development unless it has been identified as self-assessable development, assessable development, development requiring compliance assessment or as prohibited development.

By answering the following five questions, an IDAS flow chart for the application for a development permit can be generated.

The flow chart that will be generated will provide you with an indicative timeline of the application.

1:  Is your proposal exempt development? Help Yes No

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On 3 July 2017, Queensland started operating under new planning legislation – the Planning Act 2016. Information on this page relates to the previous legislation – the Sustainable Planning Act 2009. Learn more about the new planning system.