Whether you are looking to lodge a development application or just undertaking initial research, this page includes links to handy tools and external services.
Sunshine Coast Council Development Support
Sunshine Coast Council’s website provides extensive information, resources and services relating to development on the Sunshine Coast.
You can also find links to handy tools and external services including:
Click the link or button below to visit the Sunshine Coast Council’s website or continue on to see our short list of the planning and development resources available.
Planning and property information
All development applications for the Sunshine Coast Council area can be accessed through Development.i which provides easy access to past and current applications details and basic property information. In addition, the system allows you to navigate, visualise, track and receive alerts about development applications.
Development.i allows you to view ‘building heat maps’, create plumbing reports (a good indicators of new development in the area), set up alerts related to specific applications or development applications in the vicinity of a specific property.
Market data and research
Find out more about current development activity, growth areas, the region’s local gross domestic product (GDP) and much more.
Comprehensive economic profiling of local government areas, drawing on 11 different datasets to build a cohesive story of the area’s local economy, how it is changing and how it compares to other areas.
Development Indicators Report
Find out more about the amount and the types of development on the Sunshine Coast, including; the value of building construction, growth suburbs, statistics for key stages of development and comparisons from previous years.
SQM Research – Property
Comprehensive property data, automated property valuations and insights on the Australian residential property market for institutions, corporates and individuals.
Statistics and maps
The Sunshine Coast Council’s website also includes information on development activity, economic profiling, population and demographic reports.
Connecting your land or property to water and sewage, power and data is a critical and exciting stage of development. Here’s a quick guide to help you navigate through the approvals process for each service.
Water and waste connection
Unitywater provide water supply and sewage treatment services to the Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Noosa regions of South East Queensland. Browse through our shortlist of resources available for businesses relocating or establishing on the Sunshine Coast.
Energex is the Distribution Network Service Provider for the Sunshine Coast. Browse through our shortlist of resources available for businesses relocating or establishing on the Sunshine Coast.
Future fast data
Maroochydore City Centre: council digital infrastructure
The Sunshine Coast International Broadband Network is feeding data hungry businesses. The 18 Tbps submarine data cable provides the fastest east coast connection from Australia to Asia.
Sunshine Coast Council has created a fact sheet that provides design specifications for existing and future developers to connect carriers and private networks to their development lot and buildings via the council’s broadband infrastructure network.
Development applications fee estimate calculator
You can produce a fee estimate for your development applications.