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Development Assessment Rules

The Development Assessment (DA) Rules explain how development applications in Queensland must be lodged, assessed and decided. The DA Rules also outline how public notification is required to be undertaken.

Find out more about the development assessment process under the DA Rules.

Versions of the DA Rules made and amended are listed below. The table states when each version was published by the Chief Executive of the Planning Act 2016, and when it took effect.

Current DA RulesDate publishedDate commenced

Development Assessment Rules – version 1.3

Read a summary of the amendments made to version 1.2 of the DA Rules

2 September 202011 September 2020
Superseded DA RulesDate publishedDate commenced

Development Assessment Rules – version 1.2

Read a summary of the amendments made to version 1.1 of the DA Rules.

11 November 20196 December 2019

Development Assessment Rules - version 1.1

4 August 201711 August 2017

Development Assessment Rules

17 March 20173 July 2017

Last updated: 04 Aug 2021