Council has a number of forms for day to day dealings with Council. To find the form you require, select the topic from the drop down list below.
Over the coming months, the Southern Downs Regional Council is reviewing forms. Should the form you require not be listed below, please contact customer service on 07 4661 0300
For the use of boats (sailing & power) on Storm King Dam, a permit is required.
Important Information: Registration of your dog and cat - Every dog and cat from the age of three (3) months, (with the exception of bona fide working dogs) kept within the Southern Downs Regional Council area is to be registered in accordance with the Animal Management (Cats and Dogs) Act 2008. This is done by lodging a dog & cat registration form along with correct payment at one of our Council offices.
Until 10 December 2010, registration of all cats and dogs in the rural area of the former Warwick Shire Council area is free.
All premises (including Mobile Food Vendors) where food is prepared, packaged, stored, handled, served, supplied or conveyed for sale are required, under the provisions of the Food Hygiene Regulations, to have a licence.
- Food Business License Application
Food Safety Supervisor Fact Sheet
Food Safety Supervisor Notification Form
Food Safety Program Accreditation Form
Forms for planning applications can be downloaded from the Department of State Development, Infrastructure and Planning. Guidelines for planning can also be downloaded here.
As part of the amalgamation process, a new planning scheme was created.
For advice and assistance on completing these forms, please contact Council's Customer Service Office, on 07 4661 0300.
To request a Property Search, download the Search Application form and post with the applicable fees to:
- Southern Downs Regional Council
PO Box 26
WARWICK QLD 4370
As of 1 July 2009, the Freedom of Information Act 1994 is being replaced by the Right to Information Act 2009, and Privacy Information Act 2009. Freedom of Information applications will therefore be replaced with Right to Information, and Information Privacy Access application.
The Council banner is available for loan for the promotion or recognition of functions and events taking place within the Stanthorpe area.
The banner is free of charge however a bond of $100 is required at the time of booking. The (Velcro attached) lettering must be organised prior to the booking to ensure sufficient letters and numerals are available.
The erection and pull down of the banner is the responsibility of the borrower. It is a requirement of the loan that the organisation/individuals erecting and pulling down this banner follow road safety and police regulations. These will need to be clarified with police prior to erection.
Upon return of the banner all letters and numbers will be checked for completeness. Any missing figures will be invoiced at $6.60 each and deducted from the bond. The banner must be returned to Council within 24 hours of the registered final date of use. A late fee of $10.00 per day will be invoiced and deducted from the bond for every day past the due return date.
Complete the application form and please present with your bond deposit to Council’s Stanthorpe office where it will be registered and processed.
For further information contact our Marketing Office on 07 4681 5527.
If you are laying new turf and need to water outside your designated water restriction hours, you will need to complete and submit an application for permission to water your new turf.
IDAS Form 1 - Application Details
IDAS Form 2 - Building work requiring assessment under the Building Act 1975
Compliance assessment application for plumbing, drainage and on-site sewage work
Verification of Covered Work - Form 3
Notifiable Minor Work - Form 4
Application for Compliance Assessment - Remote Area - Form 5
Notice of Compliance - Remote Area Form 6.pdf
Notification of Responsible Person - Form 7
Notice of Compliance - Onsite Sewage Work - Form 8
Backflow Prevention - Form 9
Building Application Requirements - Class 1 (Dwelling & Extension to Dwelling)
Building Application Requirements - Class 10 (Sheds, Carports etc)
Building Application Requirements - Reclassification from Class 10 to Class 1a
Building Application Requirements - Removal Dwelling
Siting Concession Application Form
Application For Swimming Pool Safety Compliance Certificate
Building Application Requirements - Swimming Pool
Amenity & Aesthetics Application Form
Temporary Accommodation Application Form
For full list of the latest building application forms, please visit the Department of Infrastructure & Planning Website.
Council needs to keep an accurate record of mailing addresses for all rate payers in the Region. If you have moved, or some part of your address has changed, please download and return a completed change of address form to:
Southern Downs Regional Council
PO Box 26
WARWICK QLD 4370
Council controls the use of SDRC footpaths under Warwick Shire Local Law No. 12 (Roadside Vending and the Use of Roads and Footways) and Stanthorpe Shire Council Local Law No. 16 (Commercial Use of Roads). These include permits for street stalls, busking, footpath advertising, footpath dining, goods on footpath, planter boxes, roadside vending, and mobile food vending. Anyone wishing to apply for a Permit must complete an application form, which can be obtained by clicking on the link below.