Express DA is a fast-tracked development assessment process for simple, low-complexity applications.
Once lodged, Express development applications (Express DAs) are usually assessed within 10 to 15 business days.
To make things easy we have prepared our Express DA guidelines for anyone who wants to know about the:
Several land use activities are eligible to progress through the Express DA process. Examples include:
Applications assessed under the Express DA process must meet all eligibility requirements. The eligibility requirements can be found in the Express development application – applicant guidelines.
Express DAs must go through pre-submission to make sure the application is ready to lodge.
Once you receive a lodgement ready letter from us you can lodge your application online, by mail or in person.
The cost to lodge an application is in the register of fees and charges.
Visit Express development applications resources to access the following:
For more information about Express DA, please call our Planning Enquiries Centre on 07 5582 8708.
We appreciate feedback. If you would like to provide feedback on the Express DA process, please email ExpressDA@goldcoast.qld.gov.au