Local Authority Requirements

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS

While there may be other criteria, the key requirements in south-east Queensland local government areas are as listed for each area below.

Brisbane

Can be Rented to: Anyone in the household.

General Provisions: Up to 80sqm GFA and no more than 20m from the principal house.

Link to Brisbane Council Information

Ipswich

Can be Rented to: Anyone.

General Provisions: Up to 50sqm GFA and a maximum of one bedroom.

Link to Ipswich Council Information

Logan

Can be Rented to: Anyone.

General Provisions: Up to 70sqm or 100sqm GFA depending upon the zoning, a maximum of two bedrooms and within 20m of the primary dwelling.

Link to Logan Council Information

Moreton Bay

Can be Rented to: Anyone in the household.

General Provisions: Up to 60sqm GFA, maximum of two bedrooms.

Link to Moreton Bay Council Information

Redlands

Can be Rented to: Anyone in the household.

General Provisions: Up to 50sqm GFA and within 20m from the primary house.

Link to Redlands Council Information

Gold Coast

Can be Rented to: Anyone in the household.

General Provisions: Up to 80sqm GFA and either attached to or within 10m of the primary house.

Link to Gold Coast Council Information

Sunshine Coast

Can be Rented to: Anyone in the household.

General Provisions: Up to 60sqm or 90sqm GFA depending upon the zoning and a maximum 50% site cover and minimum allotment size of 600sqm.

Link to Sunshine Coast Council Information

* GUIDELINES ONLY

It is stressed that these are guides only and are subject to change so please check with your local council to establish the current guidelines and regulations applicable to your property.