Submit development engineering plans

  • You can submit estate construction plans and drainage plans online to our Development Team.    
  • You will often be asked to submit the engineering plans as part of applying for a planning permit process. 

Important: currently there is no cost to submit your engineering plans for minor developments, but there will be a fee from Thursday 1 February 2024 (starting at $155 for 1 or 2 houses).   

Currently there is no fee required to submit your Engineering Plan for minor developments (usually, this will be a drainage plan). 

Fees introduced Thursday 1 February 2024 

As of Thursday 1 February 2024, the below plan-checking fees will be introduced for submitting drainage plans / engineering plans for all minor developments.  

The plan-checking fee is based on the size of the development: 

  • 1 to 2 houses: $155 
  • 3 to 10 houses: $311 
  • 11 houses or more: $518 
  • Industrial / commercial: $414 
  • Drainage stormwater inspection: $155 
  • Drainage Plans 
  • Body Corporate Development Plans 
  • Lighting Plans 
  • Construction Environmental Management Plans (CEMP) 
  • Functional Layout Plans (FLP) 

​​​​​​You will need your planning permit or subdivision number, plus the following documents (as relevant to your application):  

  • A set of drainage plans combined in a single PDF 
  • Civil detailed design plans 
  • As Constructed plans  
  • Drainage computations 
  • Water sensitive urban design (WSUD) documentation (if required by permit) 
  • Legal point of discharge response letter  


Online form - development engineering plans submission form 

You’ll receive a confirmation email when your application is received.  

If you’re submitting a functional layout plan: You can expect a response within 21 days.  

If you’re submitting detailed design plans: We’ll contact with you within 30 days.

Contact our Development Team 

Ph. 1300 787 624